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Local information points

Local information points

Local information points are places you can go to find out more about the National Park and the local area. They have friendly staff on hand to assist you as well as maps, leaflets and publications available on what to see and where to go.

Check out the list below for information on our local information points:

  • New Forest Activities
    Hazel Copse Farm
    SO42 7WA
    Tel: 01590 612377
    Opening times: Monday – Sunday 9am until 5pm
  • Cyclexperience
    Downside Car Park
    Rail Station
    SO42 7TW
    Tel: 01590 624808
    Opening times: Monday – Sunday 9am – 5.30pm
  • Shappen Stores
    Ringwood Road
    BH24 4AB
    Tel: 01425 402205
    Opening times: Monday – Saturday 8am – 7pm and Sunday 8am – 2pm
  • The Herald
    2 High Street
    SO45 6AH
    Tel: 023 8084 5700
    Opening times: Monday – Friday 9am – 3pm. When The Herald office is closed, Visitor Information can be found at the Hythe Ferry entrance
  • Landford Village Stores
    Lyndhurst Road
    Nr Salisbury
    SP5 2AJ
    Tel: 01794 390242
    Opening times: Monday – Friday 7.30am – 6pm, Saturday 8am – 5pm and Sunday 9am – 1pm
  • The Village News
    74 High Street
    Milford on Sea
    Tel: 01590645595
  • Sway Post Office
    Station Road
    SO41 6AA
    Tel: 01590 681713
    Opening times: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9am-1pm, 2pm-5pm; Saturday 9am-12pm
  • Woodgreen Community Shop
    Hale Road
    SP6 2AJ
    Tel: 01725 512467
    Opening times: Monday – Friday 6.30am – 7pm, Saturdays 6.30am – 5pm and Sundays 6.30am – 11am.
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    Hoburne Bashley Holiday Park
    Sway Road
    New Milton
    BH25 5QR
    Tel: 01425 612340 / 07749 242486
    Opening times vary
  • Minstead Community Shop
    Church Close
    SO43 7FY
    Tel: 01425 612340 / 07749 242486
    Opening times: Mon-Fri 09.30-14.30, Sat-Sun 09.30-16.00

Information with a quirky twist can be found at former telephone kiosks in Butts Lawn and South Weirs in Brockenhurst, which have been converted by residents to an information point and community resource.

Leaflets and literature are available at Brockenhurst train station ticket office.

To find out more about the history of Godshill and for general visitor information, St Giles Church repurposed into a community resource. It is located 300m east of Sandy Balls Holiday Village.

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