Published on Wednesday 22 June 2016
Enjoy views of the National Park’s unique landscapes, wandering ponies and picturesque villages on the New Forest Tour which returns for the summer this weekend (25 June).
Published on Thursday 26 May 2016
With its 140 miles of tracks where you can enjoy easy walking and cycling and see thousands of free-roaming ponies, donkeys and cattle, the New Forest has always been a great place to explore.
Published on Friday 18 December 2015
A vital cycle route linking Southampton, Totton and Ashurst with the heart of the New Forest National Park has been upgraded.
Published on Friday 6 November 2015
Communities on the east of the New Forest can now access the National Park car-free thanks to a missing section of cycle path which has just opened.
Published on Monday 28 September 2015
Are electric bikes the answer to congestion, transport and health conundrums? Eleven new projects - including the New Forest - providing electric assisted pedal cycles could help Carplus find out.
Published on Thursday 24 September 2015
A new toolkit on how to run successful visitor bus services in National Parks and other special landscapes has been produced by the New Forest National Park Authority.
Published on Tuesday 4 August 2015
People looking for the best cycle routes in the New Forest can now hire a bike with a free Garmin cycling computer to guide them.
Published on Tuesday 7 July 2015
The Beach Bus will return to the New Forest a week earlier this summer – renumbered ‘Route 99’ to highlight its free ice cream offer.
Published on Thursday 25 June 2015
The New Forest Tour returns this weekend (27 June) – aiming to beat last year’s record passenger numbers.
Published on Wednesday 13 May 2015
Three new bus services will start in the New Forest later this month thanks to support from the New Forest National Park Authority.
Published on Monday 20 April 2015
New grants of up to £15,000 are available for projects that promote car-free travel in the New Forest National Park.
Published on Thursday 13 November 2014
The Department for Transport (DfT) has accepted new plans to improve or create 30km of cycling routes, and develop a cycling centre in the New Forest.
Published on Thursday 16 October 2014
A New Forest bus service has been nominated for a national award after a successful summer.
Published on Tuesday 23 September 2014
It’s been a record year for green transport in the New Forest after 50,000 visitors and residents switched from cars to buses.
Published on Monday 11 August 2014
Passenger numbers for New Forest buses are at an all-time high as visitors and residents swap their cars for green transport.
Published on Friday 8 August 2014
The winners of our New Forest Show prize draw have been revealed after hundreds people took part in our car-free activities.
Published on Monday 4 August 2014
Environment Minister Lord de Mauley visited the New Forest during National Parks Week and saw a showcase of life in the National Park.
Published on Wednesday 23 July 2014
National Park Authority members are discussing whether a public bike hire system would be right for the south east of the Forest and as part of the process are asking the public for their views.
Published on Tuesday 22 July 2014
The world’s first Tech Crèche has been launched to offer visitors a proper family day out, leaving their car and technology behind.
Published on Thursday 17 July 2014
The Beach Bus will return for the summer with more services and discounts for attractions, as well as a free ferry ride from Southampton.
Published on Tuesday 15 July 2014
Green transport services in the New Forest National Park have been given a further boost thanks to funding from the government.
Published on Tuesday 1 July 2014
Pigs and chicks came out to see a new arrival at their farm – the New Forest Tour.
Published on Monday 16 June 2014
The New Forest Tour will go on tour around Hampshire and Dorset next week to generate excitement ahead of its return this summer.
Published on Monday 12 May 2014
Families can enjoy a new bike ride this spring, thanks to a new 10-year agreement between the New Forest National Park Authority and the Beaulieu Estate.
Published on Saturday 3 May 2014
A world of boneshakers, penny farthings and charabancs has been revealed at a new exhibition from the New Forest National Park Authority.
Published on Thursday 1 May 2014
Looking for an adventure for the whole family? Then get on your bike for a Family Cycling Adventure in the New Forest National Park.
Published on Monday 31 March 2014
The open-top New Forest Tour will return this summer with new stops for passengers to enjoy farm animals, wildlife and Hythe waterfront.
Published on Wednesday 12 March 2014
Plans are being developed for a rural bike scheme in the New Forest, which will help local and visiting families to cycle rather than drive around the National Park.
Published on Wednesday 19 February 2014
Hundreds of businesses in the New Forest have been given updated memory sticks full of free photos, maps and videos to show visitors they don’t need a car to see the best of the National Park
Published on Tuesday 28 January 2014
The New Forest National Park Authority’s work to promote car-free travel has been recognised after being nominated for a public relations award.
Published on Monday 13 January 2014
Travelling by rail to the New Forest National Park is even better value thanks to the winter sale from South West Trains.
Published on Thursday 10 October 2013
The New Forest Tour enjoyed its best season yet with a record number of passenger journeys – helping take cars off the road and providing a boost to local businesses.
Published on Tuesday 1 October 2013
Residents are being invited to have their say on improving existing routes that will make it easier and safer for people to walk, cycle and ride to and within the New Forest National Park.
Published on Tuesday 17 September 2013
The Beach Bus is set to return to the New Forest National Park next summer after a successful first season.
Published on Tuesday 27 August 2013
An innovative new service has been launched in the New Forest to welcome visitors and show them they do not need a car to explore the beauty of the National Park.
Published on Monday 19 August 2013
Hundreds of families in the New Forest are enjoying a free ticket to ride on the new Beach Bus.
Published on Monday 12 August 2013
An innovative scheme for everyday family cycling in the New Forest National Park has been awarded £3.6m by the government, which will help create jobs and provide a boost to the local economy.
Published on Thursday 8 August 2013
A record number of passengers have enjoyed the breathtaking views from the top deck of the New Forest Tour this summer.
Published on Monday 29 July 2013
Passengers flocked to the Beach Bus on its first weekend to see the best of the New Forest coast and countryside.
Published on Thursday 25 July 2013
The Beach Bus has arrived in the New Forest – ready to take families to enjoy sun, sea and free ice cream – and you’re invited.
Published on Wednesday 17 July 2013
Staff at the New Forest National Park Authority and New Forest District Council have each won an award after leaving their cars at home and travelling to work by walking, cycling and catching a train.
Published on Tuesday 16 July 2013
The New Forest Tour has seen its most successful start to the summer season yet with a big rise in passenger numbers.
Published on Friday 12 July 2013
Vintage art deco style images will adorn a new seaside bus service in the New Forest thanks to a local illustrator.
Published on Tuesday 9 July 2013
Families can enjoy a free ice cream and a fun trip to the seaside thanks to a new bus service for the school summer holidays.
Published on Wednesday 26 June 2013
Grandstand views of the New Forest’s coast and countryside can now be enjoyed after the launch of a new open-top bus route.
Published on Friday 21 June 2013
Hundreds of businesses in the New Forest National Park have been given a free memory stick full of images, maps and videos to encourage visitors to leave their cars behind.
Published on Monday 20 May 2013
Thousands of school children in the New Forest are getting out of the car and stretching their legs for Walk to School Week.
Published on Wednesday 1 May 2013
Staff at the New Forest National Park Authority are leaving their cars at home and travelling to work by walking, cycling and catching a train.
Published on Tuesday 23 April 2013
New nameplates have been put up at rail stations to greet train passengers arriving at New Forest National Park gateway stations.
Published on Friday 22 March 2013
With the warmer Spring weather, many people will be enjoying a day out cycling in the New Forest.
Published on Monday 18 March 2013
The award-winning New Forest Tour is introducing a third route this summer, to complement the existing green and red routes, which means you can now travel around the whole National Park.
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