The New Forest

Whether you are looking for a family break, a romantic getaway as a couple, or an adventure away with friends, The New Forest has loads to offer all visitors! Visiting for a day and looking for the best things to do? Or staying for longer and need some ideas? Why not download our free guide to The New Forest to help you plan your visit.

If you still haven’t found what you are looking for, or would like to speak to someone to help plan your visit, contact the New Forest Activities team!

The New Forest

The New Forest National Park is ideally situated on the Hampshire / Dorset border between Southampton and Bournemouth. This stunning part of the country offers dense woodland, open heathland and picturesque coastline, making it the perfect destination for those looking for breaks in the UK.

The New Forest is home to many small and quirky villages, an abundance of traditional pubs and places to eat, activities and attractions to fill up any length of stay, and of course the famous New Forest Ponies, which roam freely throughout the forest. Not forgetting the other wonderful wildlife that lives in abundance here in The New Forest.

It’s the perfect destination for those who like to get active, be it walking, cycling, or even something more adventurous like Kayaking. Whatever your reasons to visit The New Forest, you are guaranteed a beautiful location and wonderful stay.

The New Forest

TRAVEL, STAY AND GET ACTIVE

Travel in the Forest

There are plenty of options for travel around The New Forest. Come by train, get around by bus, or use your own steam and hire a bike!

Stay in the Forest

Accommodation is plentiful with something to suit all visitors. Luxury hotels, quaint B&B’s, self-catering accommodation, and fully equipped campsites.

Get Active in the Forest

Finding things to do in The New Forest is the easy part! From walking, to Bushcraft, Cycling to Kayaking. There are plenty of ways to get active!