New Forest, Lyndhurst
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Explore the largest piece of unenclosed pasture, heathland, and forest in southeastern England, New Forest. Walk, bicycle, and horseback ride the numerous trails here, which pass through a variety of landscapes, including woodlands and coast. Stop in the New Forest Museum and then take a guided tour with a local expert to learn about the area's history, geology, wildlife, and folklore. If it rains, you can still tour historic houses and other museums, learn how to make cider at New Forest Cider, and visit the UK's only working tide mill. The site covers a lot of ground, so stop in the Visitor Information Centre to plan your time here. Put New Forest into our Lyndhurst holiday planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Lyndhurst.
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  • Wide open spaces and really quiet at this time of year, a walk around the new forest is always amazing with plenty of wildlife and lots of ponies roaming free. 
  • From the age of 4, when we used to camp here before Campsites existed, I have adored the new forest! If you go to the hotspots of Lyndhurst / Brockenhurst etc. It will be busy with traffic jams in pea...  more »
  • I was surprised how much of the New Forest was moor. On the Rhinefield Road, you get great views over the moor, with the wild ponies grazing all around you. There are plenty of places to park and take...  more »