Discover the beautiful
New Forest National Park

Welcome to my New Forest National Park website, and to this unique part of the UK!

The National Park lies within the county of Hampshire, on the south-central coast of England, and is predominantly occupied by an area formerly just called the New Forest, approximately 150 square miles in size and once a royal hunting ground for King William I and his noblemen, in the 12th century AD.

Some typical New Forest National Park scenes The rare blend of open heathlands and ancient woodlands makes the New Forest - affectionately called the Forest by locals - a unique and very special place indeed, the underlying features of which have changed little over the centuries.

The National Park status (given March 2005) was awarded to the New Forest and immediate surrounding area in recognition of the many qualities that the Forest holds. Although received with mixed feelings, the new status will ensure the exciting and secure future that the area deserves.

This website has been created by someone local to the New Forest, to help share the atmosphere of this very unique part of southern England.
From the pages within this site you'll find plenty of interesting information covering all aspects of the New Forest National Park, in particular the Forest itself. Pages that will show you...

So whether you intend to make a visit to the New Forest National Park or whether you're just after some valuable New Forest information, please make full use of this website and bookmark the site for future reference!

Things to see

Just a few of the Forest's main attractions...

New Forest attraction - Beaulieu
Beaulieu

New Forest attraction - Bucklers Hard
Bucklers Hard

New Forest attraction - Bolderwood
Bolderwood

New Forest attraction - Hurst Castle
Hurst Castle

New Forest attraction - Wildlife Park
Wildlife Park

New Forest attraction - Rhinefield
Rhinefield Drive