Total ban on New Forest mushroom picking announced

Total ban on New Forest mushroom picking announced

WOODLAND bosses have today announced that all mushroom picking in the New Forest has been banned in a bid to protect the fragile eco-system. No-one will be allowed to take fungi from the area under a new policy imposed by the Forestry Commission, which is anxious to...
What to expect at this year’s New Forest Show

What to expect at this year’s New Forest Show

Organisers of the New Forest Show have launched the countdown to this year’s spectacular by unveiling a raft of improvements to the huge arena. The 2015 show featured a dazzling display of horsemanship by the Household Cavalry and attracted a record crowd of 105,000....
New Forest medieval hunting lodge unearthed

New Forest medieval hunting lodge unearthed

Archaeologists have been excavating the site of a medieval forester’s lodge to learn about the New Forest’s royal hunting ground history. The site at Denny Inclosure, east of Lyndhurst, is a protected monument. Researchers are trying to find out if it was...