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Family activities

The New Forest is a wonderful place for families to enjoy time together.

Family activities

The National Park's open countryside, villages and coast provide the ideal opportunity to explore the great outdoors: go on a country hike, play Pooh-sticks over a steam, try out a couple of cycle tracks, or buy an ice cream. Plus there are many visitor attractions to explore.

New Forest Tour

New Forest Tour

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Wild play

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'To reduce the risk of damaging wildfires, campfires are not permitted without the landowner’s permission.'

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