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


What's on

Upcoming events

Forest School family fun day

Sun 02 Feb 2020
Join us at Foxbury's base camp for a wild day in the woods, fun for all ages, run by Whittlestix Forest School.

Foxbury Forest School: Whittle Stix

Thu 13 Feb 2020
Nature-inspired learning through play. Take part in fun activities, including den building, wild art, green woodwork skills, outdoor cookery and more.

Shinrin Yoku: forest bathing

Sun 16 Feb 2020
Relax, unwind and connect with your senses on this gentle meditative walk with a Shinrin Yoku practitioner.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Sun 12 Apr 2020
Take on the Easter hunt at Foxbury to discover nature's hidden secrets in the New Forest.

Guided walk: spring birdwatching

Sun 26 Apr 2020
Look out for the Dartford warbler, stonechat and woodlark on this early morning walk through Foxbury.

Guided walk: dawn chorus

Sun 17 May 2020
A stroll through Foxbury with a local bird expert to see and hear the spectacular dawn chorus in full swing.


Horses grazing on the heathland in the New Forest

New Forest lowland heathland 

Lowland heathland is an internationally rare habitat, for which the New Forest is one of the main strongholds in Britain. This varied landscape provides habitat for a vast array of rare and diverse wildlife, including an array of birds, reptiles, insects and plants.


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.