Foxbury

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

Foxbury

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.

Upcoming events

Foxbury Forest School

Thu 25 Apr 2019
10:00-12:00
Nature-inspired learning through play. Take part in fun activities, including den building, wild art, green woodwork skills, outdoor cookery and more.

Spring bird walk

Sun 05 May 2019
08:00-11:00
Look out for the Dartford warbler, stonechat and woodlark on this early morning walk through Foxbury.

The Great British Dog Walk at Foxbury

Sat 18 May 2019
09:00-17:00
Join us for The Great British Dog Walk at Foxbury. Fun for all the family - kids and dogs go free.

Nocturnal nightjar walk

Tue 28 May 2019
20:30-22:30
Visit Foxbury and experience the incredible 'churr' of the nightjar at dusk.

Wild Play Day

Thu 30 May 2019
10:30-12:30
Come to the ‘wilds’ of the New Forest for a day of outdoor adventures and the chance to tick off loads of ‘50 things to do before you're 11¾’ challenges.
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Wildlife

A nightjar perches on a branch in the New Forest, Hampshire

Nightjars in Hampshire 

Last year, record numbers of breeding nightjars were recorded at Foxbury in the New Forest, and our first breeding pair at Mottisfont. Find out more about this rare and elusive bird, and how you can help protect it.

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Our work

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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.

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Learning

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.