For families

Wild Play Walk

Wild play

Swap screen time for wild time in the great outdoors. Wild play in the New Forest is great fun, gets you closer to nature - and it's free. Here are some activity ideas for some wild adventures:


Things to do over the winter

Download (top right) the winter fun activites which gives you some great ideas to enjoy with the kids outdoors, including:

  • Some Forest and coastal locations you can visit with the kids
  • How to recycle oils and benefit your local wildlife
  • Ideas for rainy, icy and snowy days
  • Different ways to track the local wildlife

Dates for your diaries

Next year's wildplay events are as follows:

  • Wednesday 11 April - Easter holidays at Hurst Spit, Milford-on-Sea
  • Tuesday 14 August - Summer holidays at Whitefield Moor, Brockenhurst
  • Wednesday 24 October - Autumn half term at Holmsley Campsite, Bransgore

The Wild Play Project

The Our Past, Our Future Landscape Partnership is a £4.4million scheme for the New Forest supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Wild play is one of the 21 projects and is targeted with implementing three wild play areas in and around the New Forest. Click here for more information on the project and how you can help.

  1. For families
  2. Wild play (you are here)


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