Arguably one of the most beautiful places in the UK, the New Forest is filled with enchanting woodland, expansive moorland and river valleys, all highlighting incredible natural beauty. Since becoming a National Park in 2005, this area has become a firm favourite with visitors looking to escape to the great outdoors. Deer, ponies and cattle roam freely throughout the park, and that combined with the incredible scenery means the New Forest is perfect for exploring nature.
Why visit the New Forest?
If natural beauty is what you're after, the New Forest is the perfect place to visit. From the dense woodland found throughout the area to the dramatic coastline down to the south, this area truly has something for everyone.
Things to do in the New Forest:
The main attraction of the New Forest is the fantastic range of walking and cycling routes that wind their way through the woodland and valleys. There are also a fantastic number of attractions throughout the area, offering a wide range of things to do to keep you busy.
Why stay in a New Forest cottage?
Such a wonderful location demands some great accommodation. Luckily, our hand-picked selection of cottages in the New Forest have plenty to offer. From large cottages to luxurious retreats, our New Forest accommodation is sure to make your holiday a special one.
Three must see things in the New Forest:
- National Motor Museum Beaulieu is home to a world-famous collection over 250 vehicles from across the globe.
- Enjoy a round of golf on the picturesque 18 hole golf course at Hamptworth Golf & Country Club.
- Learn to waterski or wakeboard at the New Forest Water Park. Don't forget to try your hand at the inflatable water obstacle course too!