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This page lists some of the more popular New Forest books and maps, all available to buy online.
Simply click any of the book images or titles to be taken through to, where you have the option to buy or search for more New Forest books.

The books shown here are not listed in any particular order, and cover various aspects of life in the New Forest.

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Good New Forest books..

New Forest Landmark Visitor Guide
Overview: a very well compiled guide book detailing all the necessary visitor information, plus lots of local info that you might otherwise pass by. Plenty of great photos and relevant area detail maps definitely make this book one for the collection.


New Forest: Leisure Walks for All Ages
Overview: A ‘Jarrold Short Walks’ guide. Handy, pocket sized book featuring 20 of the best New Forest walks, along with clear directions and maps for each walk. Plenty of photos and information thrown in too.

Hampshire and New Forest: Walks
Overview: 28 walks rated in terms of length and difficulty. Features OS map extracts for each walk, along with concise directions and all the relevant information.

Mountain Bike Guide to the Highways and Bridleways of Hampshire and the New Forest
Overview: 96 page guide to popular rides in and around the New Forest area. Routes are rated to level of difficulty. A handy companion for any keen mountain bikers.

New Forest OS Explorer Map
Overview: 1:25 000 scale map from Ordnance Survey, essential for anyone who is half serious about exploring the New Forest and surrounding area, either by foot or by bike.

The Children of the New Forest
Overview: famous fictional classic tells the story of four orphans and the hardships they face while growing up in the New Forest, during the time of the English Civil War.

The New Forest at War
Overview: very interesting reading for anyone interested in the history of the New Forest or just wartime history. Packed with photos, some previously unpublished, and information on life in and the role of the Forest during the war.

The New Forest at War

The New Forest: A Portrait in Colour
Overview: features around 200 colour photographs of life in the New Forest, including the wildlife, local inhabitants and villages. By Jack Hargreaves, one of the Forest’s most famous TV personalities from the 1970s best known for his ‘Out of Town‘ country life series.

All the above New Forest books and maps are available from Amazon.

The New Forest: A Portrait in Colour