New Forest Northern Commons

Sunrise at Ibsley Common, New Forest, Hampshire

A beautiful sprawling wilderness to explore for retreat and adventure

New Forest Northern Commons

Things to see and do

Our places

New Forest Northern Commons

What's on

Upcoming events

Spring bird walk

Sun 08 May 2016
Discover New Forest birds as they start to migrate, nest and call on this early morning walk at Foxbury.

The Great British Dog Walk at Foxbury

Sun 22 May 2016
Join us for The Great British Dog Walk at Foxbury. Fun for all the family - kids and dogs go free!

Nightjar walks

Tue 24 May 2016
Experience the incredible 'churr' of the nightjar at dusk at Foxbury, home to established breeding pairs.

Wild Play Day

Tue 31 May 2016
Come to the 'wilds' of the New Forest for a day of outdoor adventures, from bug hunting and fire lighting practice to loads of 50 things to do before you're 11¾ challenges.

Horse riding open morning

Sat 01 Oct 2016
Take in Foxbury landscapes on horseback during the autumn and winter months.

Fungi Walk

Tue 11 Oct 2016
Join an expert in their field and learn about the ecology of fungi growing in the New Forest.
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Our work

Meet the New Forest team and the land they care for

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Get involved

Volunteers burning gorse in the forest, Hampshire

Join our conservation team 

We’ve got plenty of opportunities for volunteering across the New Forest Northern Commons.

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School child inspecting a minibeast at East Riddlesden Hall

School visits to Foxbury 

Book a school visit and have Foxbury to yourselves. A perfect location for field study.

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Traditions old and new in the New Forest