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


Things to see and do

Children doing an Easter egg trail

Plan ahead for the Easter holidays 

Join us for a great family day out with a Cadbury Egg Hunt at Foxbury, 16 and 17 April 11am - 4pm. Learn all about the ground nesting birds that live here in the New Forest, and how you can help protect them.

Upcoming events

Spring bird walk

Sun 07 May 2017
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 21 May 2017
Join us for The Great British Dog Walk at Foxbury. Fun for all the family - kids and dogs go free.

Nightjar walk

Tue 23 May 2017
Visit Foxbury and experience the incredible 'churr' of the nightjar at dusk.


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.