Explore the New Forest - an independent guide to the New Forest National Park

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Your independent guide to the wonderful New Forest National Park.

Daffoldils at Exbury

Explore the New Forest is the best independent guide to the New Forest National Park - here you will find details of fantastic friendly New Forest Bed and Breakfasts, Self Catering Accommodation to suit every budget, New Forest Hotels, New Forest campsites as well as suggestions on great places to visit in the New Forest and the a comprehensive events guide.

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Spring in the New Forest.

Whatever the weather there is so much to see and do in the New Forest - Exbury gardens is full of seasonal colour, Beaulieu National Motor Museum, has a host of undercover attractions, New Forest Cider has it's apple presses working and of course there is lots of forest paths and coastal walks to explore. Marwell zoo, Portsmouth Naval Base, the Titanic museum in Southampton, the Isle of Wight and the historic Salisbury and Stonehenge are easy day trips - you really will need to stay a while!

Looking for action and adventure then why not book an Activity session at Insight Activities - try you hand at archery, cross bows or even axe throwing... or get the most from your visit to the New Forest with an amazing guided themed walk.

Last minute bookings always welcome! Choose from New Forest Bed and Breakfast's, New Forest Self Catering and New Forest holiday cottages, New Forest Hotels and New Forest campsites. There is lots of variety on offer and many great places to escape too!

Latest New Forest Holiday Destinations

There are some great places to stay in the New Forest National Park. Have you considered?

woodside studio near Minstead

Old Piggery Self catering

  • Family run guest house where all the rooms are on the ground floor on the edge of the New Forest but close to Beaulieu - discover Ashdene from £35 a night!
  • Wheelers Cottage B&B - on the Hampshire/Dorset border, so you can enjoy the best of both counties.
  • Woodside Studio - a lovely self catering apartment for two in Minstead
  • Kingsbridge House, B&B from £37 per person per night
  • Tothill house is an amazing B&B near Bransgore - the rooms are huge!
  • Old Piggery with direct forest access,  an ideal place to explore this peaceful and very untouched part of the New Forest
  • Garden Bench, New Forest accessible holidays
  • Cherry Tree Cottage, stay in a New Forest Thatched Cottage.
  • The Stables, comfortable self catering at Alderholt near Fordingbridge.

The Unique New Forest

The New Forest is a unique area - from its people, to its traditions, its beautiful countryside and hidden attractions, there is something for a day, a weekend, a short break or an extended holiday. The forest is a mixture of open heathland, moors and woodland enclosures offering a real variety of habitats, all of which are easily accessible as the New Forest has lots of free car parks. With its unique and charming villages from Burley to Brockenhurst, Lyndhurst to Fordingbridge, the market towns of Totton, Lymington, New Milton and Ringwood, there is plenty to entertain and enthrall.

There are numerous New Forest Events happening in the New Forest National Park, there are loads of places to stay in the New Forest, all unique and offering their own special charm and dedicated to serving your personal requirements, choose from New Forest Bed and Breakfast to New Forest Hotels, Self catering and Holiday Cottages in the New Forest to New Forest camping, all of which make an ideal base to explore the New Forest.

Holiday in the New Forest

Explore New Forest National Park hosts a variety of independent establishments, whether you are looking for new ways to enjoy the New Forest, New Forest Events, details on New Forest Attractions, New Forest Caravan and campsites, New Forest Bed and Breakfast, New Forest self catering and New Forest Holiday Cottages, New Forest Hotels, we have the solution.


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