Walking news

Forest festival a hit with walkers

walking festival 2017

Published on Thursday 23 November 2017

This autumn’s New Forest Walking Festival has received a glowing response from walkers across the south of England.

£1 million target for footpath repair campaign

The coastland at Lepe Country Park

Published on Wednesday 22 November 2017

A campaign has launched to repair much-loved footpaths in all 15 of Britain’s National Parks.

Google Street View launches for New Forest tracks

trekker at hurst castle

Published on Wednesday 11 October 2017

Miles of the New Forest’s approved off-road paths can now be seen from a new perspective using Google Street View.

Join walkers to feel the benefit of a weekly stroll


Published on Monday 27 February 2017

People of all ages and abilities are invited to experience the health benefits of regular walking by joining two New Forest walking groups.

Explore the New Forest’s unusual side this autumn


Published on Thursday 15 September 2016

Walk with an alpaca, discover weird and wonderful fungi and delve into quirky local history in this autumn’s New Forest Walking Festival.

One-stop-shop for New Forest walks and cycles


Published on Thursday 16 June 2016

Going for a walk or cycle ride in the New Forest is now easier than ever, thanks to a new online route finder.

Discover the joys of walking this year


Published on Wednesday 13 January 2016

Help is at hand for those looking to start walking more in 2016, with the launch of two new healthy walking groups in the New Forest.

New Year walks and cycles in the New Forest


Published on Monday 4 January 2016

Get out and active in the New Forest this year by joining guided walks and cycles led by local experts.

New Forest Walking Festival makes great strides


Published on Friday 6 November 2015

Record numbers of walkers learnt about the New Forest during the National Park’s two week festival of expert-led walks this autumn.

New Forest walks with a difference


Published on Tuesday 7 April 2015

Witchcraft, hill forts and the mysterious death of an English king are just some of the fascinating topics covered in a new set of New Forest walking routes.

Step into autumn landscapes at the New Forest Walking Festival

New forest walking festival Lyndhurst

Published on Wednesday 8 October 2014

Families, foodies and wildlife enthusiasts are heading to the New Forest this autumn half term for the second New Forest Walking Festival.

Discover the secrets of the National Park at the New Forest Walking Festival

Walking festival 2014

Published on Tuesday 12 August 2014

Walkers of all ages are invited to take a stroll at the New Forest Walking Festival this autumn to discover birds and beasts, unravel historical secrets and tantalise taste buds.

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