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Accessibility Statement for New Forest National Park Authority

We are committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. New Forest National Park Authority is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.

You should be able to:

  • zoom in up to 300% without problems
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • use most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver).


We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of our website. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers by:

  • Phone: 01590 646600
  • Email:
  • Postal and office address: Lymington Town Hall, Avenue Road, Lymington, Hants SO41 9ZG.

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

This website is not compatible with:

  • Browsers older than 2 major version

Please visit AbilityNet for guidance on adapting your computer to your accessibility needs.

Technical specifications

Accessibility of New Forest National Park Authority relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript.

Limitations and alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of our website, there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations, and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.

Known limitations for New Forest National Park Authority:

We know some parts of this website aren’t fully accessible:

  • Some text does not have sufficient colour contrast. We have provided options to switch the colour to greyscale and high contrast, and increase text sizes.
  • Some PDF documents aren’t fully accessible to screen reader software
  • Some information is presented as map data and is not accessible using a screen reader
  • Some of our content may be difficult to understand
  • Some pages have skipped heading levels
  • Some links and link titles are redundant
  • You can’t skip to the main content when using a screen reader
  • Focused links and buttons sometimes do not have enough contrast.

Visual Presentation

This site uses Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) so that you may customise the presentation to suit your preferences. The text size is relative, allowing you to adjust the size of the text in your browser.


Please be aware that some links may open in a new window. We make every effort to ensure that we only link to reputable websites, however no liability is accepted for the content and information contained on linked websites, or reliance upon information contained on them.

What to do if you can’t access parts of this website

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille, please email, or call us on 01590 646600.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems that aren’t listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact us by telephone on 01590 646600, or email

Assessment approach

We assessed the accessibility of website through internal self-evaluation and this statement was created partially using the W3C Accessibility Statement Generator Tool.

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