This year’s 10 ten best camping gifts

This year’s 10 ten best camping gifts

With Christmas fast approaching it’s time to start thinking about presents. It can often be a struggle to find that one original, useful and perfect gift for our loved ones or friends. But fret no more! Below are 10 fantastic gift ideas for lovers of the outdoors and...
A traditional Christmas in the New Forest

A traditional Christmas in the New Forest

Christmas in the New Forest is a time for merry community gatherings and celebrations. Pubs buzz with the throng of locals and visitors alike enjoying crackling open fires, mulled wine and visiting carol singers, families take outings to local pantomimes, children...
Pannage season and the New Forest pigs

Pannage season and the New Forest pigs

This little piggy went to market, this little piggy stayed at home, this little piggy had acorns………….  Acorns?   Yes, it’s that time of year again – Pannage season.  But what is Pannage season? As the summer wanes and the bracken and leaves start to turn golden, so...
How to be a forest friendly visitor

How to be a forest friendly visitor

The New Forest National Park is a great place for walking, dog walking, cycling and horse riding.  When you’re enjoying healthy exercise, fresh air, beautiful surroundings and the rich wildlife, please help us to care for this very special place. Birds –...