New Forest Tour
Enjoy grandstand views of the National Park from the open top New Forest Tour. Choose from three scenic routes around magical landscapes, picture postcard villages and popular attractions such as Exbury Gardens and the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu.
Hop on and off where you like and switch routes – all on the same ticket. You can even bring your bikes (up to four carried free). The Tour runs hourly seven days a week from 25 June to 11 September, 2016.
- Green Route: serving Hythe & Hythe Ferry, Lymington, Beaulieu, Exbury Gardens, Lyndhurst and Brockenhurst
- Red Route: serving Burley, Ringwood, Fordingbridge, Sandy Balls, Ashurst, New Forest Wildlife Park, Longdown Activity Farm and Lyndhurst
- Blue Route: serving Brockenhurst, Lymington, Milford-on-sea, New Milton, Hoburne Bashley, Thorney Hill and Burley.
Book online for a 10% discount
Each route has a special commentary about the landscape, history and culture of the area. You also receive a Brand New Forest card with your ticket which gives you valuable discounts at many local pubs, restaurants and attractions.
Tour customers can enjoy trips on the Beach Bus and free bus travel to and from Salisbury, Southampton and Bournemouth. Simply buy your New Forest Tour ticket on scheduled bus services leaving these locations.
Customers also receive money off entry to attractions along the routes such as Beaulieu Motor Museum.
Convenient & eco friendly
The New Forest Tour links to rail stations at Brockenhurst, Lymington Pier, Ashurst and New Milton, as well as the main bus connections in Lyndhurst, Brockenhurst, Lymington, New Milton, Ringwood, Fordingbridge, Ashurst and Hythe. The Tour also connects to Wightlink ferries to the Isle of Wight at Lymington Pier, services to Southampton at Hythe Ferry and the Hurst Castle Ferry at Keyhaven. It's also easy to reach many of the Forestry Commission’s cycling and walking gravel tracks as well as hotels, campsites and B&Bs. Take a look at www.thenewforesttour.info for full route details.
Earn rewards for travelling sustainably
BetterPoints™ is a nationwide programme that rewards people for making healthy, positive choices in their lives and communities. Earn BetterPoints by downloading and using the Brand New Forest BetterPoints app when you are around and about the New Forest. There are specific rewards for walking, cycling, riding the New Forest Tour and simply visiting many of the high streets in the New Forest.