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


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

Nocturnal nightjar walk

Tue 25 Jun 2019
Visit Foxbury and experience the incredible 'churr' of the nightjar at dusk.

Foxbury Forest School

Thu 27 Jun 2019
Nature-inspired learning through play. Take part in fun activities, including den building, wild art, green woodwork skills, outdoor cookery and more.

Family fun day

Sun 14 Jul 2019
Join us at Foxbury's base camp for a wild day in the woods, fun for all ages.

Wild Play Day

Thu 08 Aug 2019
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.


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.


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.