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Site details for New Forest campsites, caravan sites and caravan parks

A wealth of campsites, caravan sites and caravan parks are available within the New Forest and surrounding area. Although some of these offer little more than a field and quite basic facilities, others feature all that could reasonably be expected including, in some instances, a wide range of leisure facilities.

A number of the campsites are managed by 'Camping in the Forest' (these are the Forestry Commission sites of a few years ago), others are independently owned and there are also two main Caravan Club sites that are for the use of members only.

Whatever your requirements, there is a New Forest camp site, caravan site or caravan park that is ideal for you.

ACRES DOWN FARM CAMPSITE
Minstead,
Lyndhurst,
Hampshire,
SO43 7GE

Telephone: 02380 813693

ALDRIDGE HILL CAMPSITE
(Managed by Camping in the Forest),
Brockenhurst,
Hampshire,
SO42 7QD

Telephone: 01590 623152

ASHURST CAMPSITE
(Managed by Camping in the Forest)
Lyndhurst Road,
Ashurst,
Hampshire,
SO40 7AR

Telephone: 02380 292097

BLACK KNOWL CARAVAN CLUB SITE
(Members only),
Aldridge Hill,
Brockenhurst,
Hampshire,
SO42 7QD

Telephone: 01590 623600

BRANSGORE CARAVAN CLUB CENTENARY SITE
(Members only),
Forest Road,
Bransgore,
Hampshire,
BH23 8EB

Telephone: 01425 673638

DENNY WOOD CAMPSITE
(Managed by Camping in the Forest),
Beaulieu Road,
Lyndhurst,
Hampshire,
SO43 7FZ

Telephone: 02380 293144

HOLLANDS WOOD CAMPSITE
(Managed by Camping in the Forest),
Lyndhurst Road,
Brockenhurst,
Hampshire,
SO42 7QH

Telephone: 01590 622967

HOLMSLEY CAMPSITE
(Managed by Camping in the Forest),
Forest Road,
Christchurch,
Dorset,
BH23 7EQ

Telephone: 01425 674502

HURST VIEW CARAVAN PARK
(Static Caravans, Camp and Caravan site),
Lower Pennington Lane,
Pennington,
Lymington,
Hampshire,
SO41 8AL 

Telephone
: 01590 671648 

LONGBEECH CAMPSITE
(Managed by Camping in the Forest),
Fritham,
Hampshire,
SO43 7HH

Telephone: 02380 812740

MATLEY WOOD CAMPSITE
(Managed by Camping in the Forest),
Beaulieu Road,
Lyndhurst,
Hampshire,
SO43 7FZ

Telephone: 02380 293144

OCKNELL CAMPSITE
(Managed by Camping in the Forest),
Fritham,
Hampshire,
SO43 7HH

Telephone: 02380 812740

PONDHEAD FARM
Beaulieu Road,
Lyndhurst,
Hampshire,
SO43 7FZ

Telephone: 02380 282003

RED SHOOT CAMPING PARK
Linwood,
Near Ringwood,
Hampshire,
BH24 3QT


Telephone: 01425 473789

ROUNDHILL CAMPSITE
(Managed by Camping in the Forest),
Beaulieu Road,
Brockenhurst,
Hampshire,
SO42 7QL

Telephone: 01590 624344

SANDY BALLS HOLIDAY VILLAGE
Godshill,
Fordingbridge,
Hampshire,
SP6 2JZ

Telephone: 01425 653067

SETTHORNS CAMPSITE
(Managed by Camping in the Forest),
New Milton,
Hampshire,
BH25 5WA

Telephone: 01590 681020

TOMS FIELD CAMPING
Godshill Pottery,
The Ridge,
Fordingbridge,
Hampshire,
SP6 2LN

Telephone: 07759 474 158

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New Forest 'what's on' - a small
selection of local events and activities
November 2018
Saturday, 3rd - Brockenhurst Village Hall, 1914 - 1918 Commemorative Concert, 7.00pm - 10.00pm.
Tuesday, 6th - Lyndhurst Community Centre, Heritage Fair, 10.00am - 3.00pm.
Saturday, 17th - St Barbe Museum and Art Gallery, Lymington, Mini Curators, 11.00am - 1.00pm.
Sunday, 25th - Burley Village Hall, Craft Fayre.
Friday, 30th - Festive Evening at Minstead Lodge, 8.00pm - 9.30pm.

December 2018
Friday, 30th November - Sunday, 9th December (excluding 3rd - 6th) - Father Christmas at Furzey Gardens, 11.00am - 7.00pm.
Monday, 3rd - Burley Village Hall, Film Night.
Saturday, 8th - New Forest Heritage Centre, Lyndhurst, Christmas Badge Making, 10.00am - 3.00pm.

For further details, view the full New Forest What's on programme.
** New Forest ponies **
New Forest ponies in the road
Ponies, cattle, pigs, sheep and donkeys are a popular part of the New Forest scene, but during the first six months of 2018, 36 animals were killed or injured on Forest roads, compared with 26 in the same period in 2017, a shocking rise of 38%.
** Always take care when driving **
New Forest seasonal highlights
November
Sika deer continue to engage in rutting behaviour, and will do so until December.
Pigs seek out the remains of the acorn crop.
Beech leaves are transformed into a magnificent mosaic of glorious reds and golds. Other deciduous trees, too, take on an autumnal cloak before their leaves fall.
Dragonflies can occasionally be seen on the wing on bright days early in the month.


December
Foxglove leaves survive the winter at ground level, and offer the prospect of colourful summer blooms to come.
Redwings and fieldfares, autumn and winter visitors, gorge on haws and holly berries.
Great grey shrikes and hen harriers hunt over the heaths and other open spaces.
Honeysuckle by the end of the month often shows welcome signs of new growth.
Content produced by Andrew Walmsley
Content produced by Andrew Walmsley