New Forest National Park Pocket Guide ebook

New Forest camping

You can enjoy some relaxing New Forest camping and caravanning on ten managed sites operated by Camping In The Forest, who run forest and woodland based caravan parks and campsites all around the UK, in close conjunction with the Forestry Commission (FC) and Camping and Caravanning Club (CCC).
In addition, there is a small selection of privately owned campsites throughout the National Park, but it's my recommendation that you opt for the Camping In The Forest sites to experience the unique New Forest atmosphere first hand!

 

Relaxing New Forest camping on managed sites

Above: the Camping In The Forest run New Forest camspites are all set
in natural New Forest surroundings

Camping in the New Forest is a great experience and puts you right in the heart of the Forest. The Camping In The Forest campsites are set in totally natural surroundings and it's not uncommon to find yourself sharing a pitch with the New Forest ponies, or even the odd deer!

Facilities and amenities do differ between the New Forest caravan parks and campsites, and it's very important to note that not all sites have toilet and shower facilities. In these cases a chemical toilet of some kind is required for you to be able to stay on the campsite. Also, only a few of the campsites have electrical hook-up options and not all sites permit dogs.
Clicking through to any of the New Forest caravan park and campsite pages listed below will give you the precise details of that site.

Given the relatively small size of the New Forest, all campsites are perfectly located for access onto the Open Forest itself and to all of the area's main attractions.

The New Forest campsites

The ten campsites managed by Camping In The Forest are, in alphabetical order:

A spot of New Forest camping at any of the campsites above will give you a chance to soak up the unique Forest atmosphere first hand.
And a good pub is never far away!

While camping in the New Forest, why not try some of my walk suggestions?

Camping In The Forest offers further information on New Forest camping.

If you're looking for somewhere a bit more luxurious to stay, see the New Forest hotels page.

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