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New Forest ponies drink at Dockens Water in the New Forest, Hampshire

A colourful mosaic of blooming heather and gorse, braided wetlands and ancient woodland pasture

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Things to see and do

Our places

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What's on

A close up of two children's wellington boots as they kneel on a bench in autumn time at Sudbury Hall, Derbyshire

October half-term in the New Forest 

Come to the ‘wilds’ of Foxbury for two outdoor adventures this October half-term. Join our Rangers at basecamp for Wild Play on Tuesday 25 October and Hallowe’en activities on Friday 28 October.

Upcoming events

Wild Play Day

Tue 25 Oct 2016
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.

Hallowe'en at Foxbury

Fri 28 Oct 2016
Join our Rangers at Foxbury's basecamp for some spooky Hallowe'en activities.
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Our work

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Get involved

Volunteers burning gorse in the forest, Hampshire

Join our conservation team 

We’ve got plenty of opportunities for volunteering across the New Forest Northern Commons.

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Two children hunting for bugs at Foxbury, Hampshire

Education and learning in the New Forest 

Foxbury is a fascinating landscape of heathland, woodland, wetland, ponds and scrub, benefitting a myriad of specialised wildlife. It's a fascinating location for learning and field study for all ages, and a great place to complete some 50 things to do before you're 11¾.

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