The New Forest boasts an impressive array of uncommon and special butterfly species. Being...
New Forest code
The New Forest is a unique place with rare wildlife and free-roaming livestock. Please help us care for this special place by following the New Forest code.
- Keep your distance from the animals – don’t feed or touch them
- Take home litter and dog waste
- No fires or barbecues
- Keep dogs under control. Don’t let dogs approach or chase any animals
- Park only in car parks
- No wild camping
- Stick to the permitted cycle tracks
- Drive with care – animals on the road!
- Help wildlife by keeping to the main tracks
New Forest Code
From beautiful scenery to free roaming animals, fascinating history to scenic coastline, there's something for everyone in the New Forest National Park. We'll help you find your way around the Forest and enjoy all it has to offer while caring for this fragile and important landscape.