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 Britain’s rail network. I have always enjoyed walking in the countryside.  So when Covid hit and I realised how much it meant to...
Where to find bluebells in the New Forest

Where to find bluebells in the New Forest

A shimmering carpet of bluebells is a sure sign spring has arrived and the New Forest’s shady woodlands are wonderful places to witness this natural wonder. Bluebells usually flower throughout mid-April to late May – they flower early to benefit from the...
Buckler’s Hard riverside path reopens

Buckler’s Hard riverside path reopens

The popular footpath from Buckler’s Hard to Beaulieu, alongside the Beaulieu River, has reopened to walkers after two years. It means there are now two riverside loops for walkers to enjoy the tranquility and stunning birdlife on the Beaulieu River. The riverside walk...
On the trail of the New Forest Unicorn

On the trail of the New Forest Unicorn

A new children’s book, inspired by the New Forest’s iconic ponies, makes for an original way to explore the national park. New Forest resident Carole Smith came up with the idea for Have You Seen The New Forest Unicorn? during the Covid pandemic lockdowns....
New Forest Walking and Cycling Festival 2023

New Forest Walking and Cycling Festival 2023

The 2023 New Forest Walking and Cycling Festival is under way, with a theme of inclusivity.   This year the festival runs for two weeks from 14-29 October, with plenty of expert-guided walks for all interests and abilities, such as wildlife, heritage, arts, and...