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"Please drive slow for the ponies"

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Polly Smythe

Communication
Director

Explore the Forest’s past through this interactive timeline of videos and photos charting thousands of years of history.



Frank
Green
National Park Archaeologist

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'The New Forest was established as a royal hunting forest in 1079 and has a rich and fascinating history.'

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