Recreation news

Help improve access in the New Forest

Dog walkers in the forest

Published on Wednesday 20 September 2017

The New Forest Access Forum is looking for a new member to help give advice on improving access for walking, horse riding, cycling and other outside recreation in and around the New Forest.

Over 1,500 respond to Future Forest consultation

Walking at Rhinefield

Published on Thursday 14 September 2017

Over 1,500 individuals and organisations gave their views on priorities for managing recreation in and around the New Forest National Park.

Hundreds respond to Future Forest consultation

Nigel Matthews talks to residents at Fordingbridge future forest drop in session

Published on Wednesday 12 July 2017

Over 800 people have given their views on managing recreation in the New Forest in a consultation by all the main organisations with a remit for caring for the Forest and helping people enjoy it.

New Forest Access Forum searches for new member

Children at Whitefield Moor

Published on Friday 20 January 2017

A new member is being sought for the New Forest Access Forum, which gives advice on improving access for walking, horse riding, cycling and other outside recreation in and around the New Forest.

Top marks for New Forest beaches

The coastland at Lepe Country Park

Published on Wednesday 9 November 2016

Visitors to the New Forest’s beautiful beaches are enjoying water of the very highest quality according to a nationwide scientific study.

Tame your wild side when out and about in the New Forest

'Tame Your Wild Side'

Published on Tuesday 29 March 2016

Visitors and residents of the New Forest are being encouraged to show consideration to everyone enjoying the National Park, through a new light-hearted film.

Major cycle route into the heart of the New Forest upgraded

Safer route for cyclists

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.

Make a difference to countryside access in the New Forest

walking festival 2014

Published on Tuesday 24 March 2015

Members are being sought for the New Forest Access Forum, which gives advice on improving access for walking, horse riding, cycling and other outside recreation in and around the New Forest.

Cycle events organisers’ charter approved by New Forest National Park Authority

Published on Thursday 22 January 2015

A charter to guide large scale cycling events in the New Forest has been supported by the New Forest National Park Authority.

Enjoy a Forest barbeque safely

Ponies grazing on heathland

Published on Friday 11 July 2014

It’s that time of year again when barbecues get lit and we get to enjoy the taste of summer.

Cycle events statement

cycle hats

Published on Thursday 10 April 2014

Statement from the New Forest National Park Authority regarding cycle events.

New Forest organisations meet to discuss cycling issues

Adult and child cycling in the New Forest National Par

Published on Wednesday 24 July 2013

Over 20 organisations came together to discuss building better understanding and consensus about cycling in the New Forest’s unique environment.

New Forest National Park Authority's position on cycle events

Cycling for web

Published on Wednesday 3 April 2013

The New Forest National Park Authority has confirmed its position on cycling in view of comments received from local residents and event organisers.

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