Welcome to New Forest
With typical, accidental, English irony the New Forest is anything but new – it was first proclaimed a royal hunting preserve in 1079. It's also not much of a forest, being mostly heathland ('forest' is from the Old French for 'hunting ground'). Designated a national park in 2005, the forest's combined charms make it a joy to explore. Wild ponies mooch around pretty scrubland, deer flicker in the distance and rare... Read More
Top experiences in New Forest
New Forest activities
5-Day Isle of Wight and New Forest Tour
Your 5-day Isle of Wight and New Forest tour highlights England’s rich history and natural beauty. From royal palaces and historical houses to dockyards and forest foraging, this experience allows you to discover a side of England that many visitors don’t get to see. Relax with 3- or 4-star hotel accommodation on the Isle of Wight and near the New Forest. Some entrance fees and daily breakfasts are included, as are a few other select meals.