A blooming landscape of heathland restoration, open for special events which help people connect to nature


Things to see and do


What's on

A child adds a branch to a den at Foxbury in the New Forest, Hampshire

Forest School 

Hidden away in the woodlands at Foxbury’s basecamp is our amazing Forest School. Run by Jenny and Caroline, the sessions are aimed at letting children experience the outdoors, learn new skills and meet new friends. Regular Foxbury Forest School sessions run every Thursday (excluding 8 June), 10.30am-12.30pm.

Upcoming events

Foxbury Forest School

Thu 27 Jul 2017
Nature-inspired learning through play. Take part in fun activities, including den building, wild art, green woodwork skills, outdoor cookery and more.

Wild Play Day

Thu 10 Aug 2017
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.


A close-up of a nightjar nesting in the New Forest, Hampshire

Nightjars in the New Forest  

Nightjars are special heathland birds that migrate from Africa to breed in the New Forest, appearing between late April and August. This rare bird is most likely to be spotted after dusk - listen out for its distinctive 'churr'.


Our work


Get involved

Volunteers burning gorse in the forest, Hampshire

Join our conservation team 

Fancy joining in with our work? Our volunteer program caters for all interests and abilities, whether it's practical conservation, wildlife surveys or community and event work.



Two children hunting for bugs at Foxbury, Hampshire

Education and learning 

Foxbury is a fascinating landscape of heathland, woodland, wetland, ponds and scrub, benefitting a myriad of specialised wildlife. It's a great location for learning and field study for all ages, and a great place to complete some 50 things to do before you're 11¾.