Explore the New Forest

Enjoy the best walks in the New Forest – with route suggestions, easy-to-follow descriptions, maps and GPX tracks.

Janesmoor Pond gate

Walking routes

Tried-and-tested self-guided routes exploring the New Forest’s beautiful woodland, heaths and villages. Pick from locations around the forest with walks suited to all ages and abilities.


Maps & Info

We’ve put in the legwork so you can enjoy a great walk in the forest – with all the information you need to know about weather, terrain, toilet stops and food and drink. 

Baby in forest

News and Features

Make the most of your visit to the New Forest with news of the latest events as well as hints and tips about walking in one of Britain’s most beautiful regions.

New Forest Walks


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Explore the New Forest with access to 30 stunning self-guided walking routes


Stay on track with GPS-enabled location maps


Essential information including terrain, toilet stops and public transport options for each walk


Discounts and offers on walking clothing and accessories

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News and Features

New Forest Tour bus walks

New Forest Tour bus walks

As the New Forest Tour celebrates its 20th anniversary, jump on board to find some of the best walks in the New Forest.

Great walks are only a train ride away

Great walks are only a train ride away

Guest author,  Kieran Seale, explains how the new Railwalks.co.uk website is getting people walking, with the help of the UK’s rail network.

Campsite Walks

Handy walking routes for camping or caravan sites


Shorter routes for baby buggies and pushchairs


Public transport options to make your visit car-free

Pub Walks

Enjoy traditional New Forest hospitality