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. Regular Foxbury Forest School sessions run fortnightly on a Thursday 10am-12noon.

Upcoming events

Foxbury Forest School

Thu 06 Sep 2018
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 09 Oct 2018
10:00-12:00
Join an expert in their field and learn about the ecology of fungi growing in the New Forest.

Foxbury family fun day

Sun 14 Oct 2018
10:00-12:00
Join us at Foxbury's base camp for a wild day in the woods, fun for all ages.

Wild Play Day

Tue 23 Oct 2018
10:30-12:30
Come to the 'wilds' of the New Forest for a day of outdoor adventures, from bug hunting and fire lighting practice to loads of 50 things to do before you're 11¾ challenges.

Halloween at Foxbury

Fri 26 Oct 2018
10:30-12:30
Make a witches broom from local materials, after hearing a a spooky story round a campfire.

Foxbury Forest School Christmas Special

Sun 25 Nov 2018
10:00-12:00
A special Christmas themed day in the woods - make wooden reindeer, bird feeders and natural gifts!
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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.