Foxbury

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

Foxbury

Things to see and do

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. Regular Foxbury Forest School sessions run every Thursday 10.00am-12.00midday.

Upcoming events

Foxbury Forest School

Thu 21 Sep 2017
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.

Fungi Walk

Tue 10 Oct 2017
10:00-12:00
Join an expert in their field and learn about the ecology of fungi growing in the New Forest.

Halloween at Foxbury

Fri 27 Oct 2017
10:30-12:30
Make a witches broom from local materials, after hearing a a spooky story round a campfire.
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Wildlife

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

Nightjars in Hampshire 

We're celebrating two major successes this year, with record numbers of breeding nightjars 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, as a New Forest volunteer.

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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.