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Enjoying the Forest

Enjoying the Forest

Whether you live in or outside the New Forest, please tell us about your visit.

This survey should only take a few minutes to complete. We really appreciate any feedback on your visit and the information will help us make the New Forest an even better place to visit as well as help us to look after this special landscape.

This survey has been designed in partnership with Forestry England and Go New Forest.

The asterisk (*) denotes a required field.

Thank you!

New Forest Visits Survey 2022
Please answer the questions related to your last visit to the New Forest.
How many people were in your group when you visited? *
Tell us about your group's age range. Please enter a number for each category including yourself.
Which gender would you describe yourself? *
Which ethnic group do you consider yourself belonging to? *
Do you consider yourself to have a disability or long-term illness that affects your health? *
Did you bring dogs on your visit? If yes, how many? *
Which activities did you undertake during your visit? Please tick all that apply. *
How did you travel to the New Forest? *
How much of the following information about the New Forest code did you know? Please choose all that apply. *
There is a New Forest Code to follow to help look after the Forest
Drive with care – animals on the road!
Take home litter and dog waste
Park only in car parks
Keep your distance from the animals – don’t feed or touch them
No wild camping
Keep dogs under control. Don’t let dogs approach or chase any animals
No fires or BBQs
Stick to the permitted cycle tracks
Help wildlife by keeping to the main tracks
How did you become aware of the New Forest code? *
Which of the following are you aware of? *
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The privacy policy for Go New Forest can be found here.
Privacy statement:

This survey is hosted by the New Forest National Park Authority (NPA), with and on behalf of Forestry England and Go New Forest CIC. The information you provide will help to manage the visitor experience and help protect the National Park.

We will process your personal data in accordance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018. The lawful basis for processing your information under the GDPR is Article 6(1)(f) where processing is necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests and Article 9(2)(a) consent; meeting our two purposes and duty as a National Park.

Your information will only be used for the purposes of this survey and will be shared with Forestry England and Go New Forest, although we may also share anonymised data with third parties for processing or analysis. The results of the survey will be published anonymously, and no individual respondents will be identifiable. The completed surveys will be stored securely for six months and then deleted from our systems.

The survey provides you with a voluntary option to sign up to emails from the NPA and Go New Forest, to keep you up to date with the survey and other National Park news. If you sign up to emails from the NPA you may withdraw this consent at any time by clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ link in the emails or by contacting You can find Go New Forest's privacy policy at

Should you wish to find out more about your information rights and how we use your information please speak to our Information and Data Protection Officer, Further information is available on our website at

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'Your food and litter could harm the ponies and donkeys. Please take your litter home if bins are full.'

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