Local history news

An evening of trees, woods and people launches national charter

Discover the Forest’s history through trees at the exhibition at the New Forest Centre, Lyndhurst web version

Published on Wednesday 15 November 2017

More than 50 people came together to celebrate the New Forest’s involvement in a national unveiling of a new charter for trees.

Explore the Forest’s past, present and future

Discover the Forest’s history through trees at the exhibition at the New Forest Centre, Lyndhurst web version

Published on Wednesday 18 October 2017

How can trees help us discover the New Forest’s long and fascinating history? And how did a nine year old boy, 800 years ago, help shape the place we know and love today?

New Forest Walking Festival is back

Walkers enjoy a new forest walking festival stroll in ashurst

Published on Tuesday 29 August 2017

D-day remains, wild play activities and fascinating wildlife are just some of the treats awaiting walkers in the fifth New Forest Walking Festival.

Step outdoors and help discover stories of historical pathways

Explore the new forest s past on foot and discover some fascinating heritage

Published on Thursday 23 February 2017

Volunteers and communities are invited to help investigate the history behind the rights of way in the New Forest and create five new trails to help rediscover more of the Forest’s past.

Week-long dig for archaeological excavation at Buckler’s Hard

Bucklers hard and river view crop

Published on Thursday 7 July 2016

A week-long dig will take place at Buckler’s Hard in a joint archaeological excavation by the Beaulieu Estate and New Forest National Park Authority for the national Festival of Archaeology.

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