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History and culture

Explore the New Forest's varied history and unique local culture.

History and culture

The New Forest is home to fascinating historical sites, houses, gardens, museums and art galleries for you to explore on a visit. Browse this section for maps of some of the most interesting places and learn something new about the Forest.

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'The New Forest has a fascinating and varied array of historical sites worth visiting.'

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