New Forest, Lyndhurst

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#1 of 14 in Nature in Hampshire
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. Add New Forest and other attractions to your Lyndhurst trip itinerary using our Lyndhurst trip app .
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  • We stayed on a farm in Plaitford and drove over the New Forrest many times. Its lovely to see the wild ponies and cattle roaming free through the forrest. Whilst we were there it was fairly quiet - th...  more »
  • We always enjoy new forest for the countryside and tranquility. Watching the ponies do what they want and go wherever they want us great fun. And Lovey walks and great for bike ridding  more »
  • Most beautiful place, Wildlife is gorgeous.. we moved here to live.. but not a place to be if you don't like rain.. As it rains a lot and hard !  more »

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