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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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The Glorious New Forest
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Marvellous landscapes, marvellous wildlife
** New Forest ponies and other animals**
The New Forest
Commoners' ponies, cattle, pigs, sheep and donkeys are a popular part of the New Forest scene, but during 2019 agisters attended 159 road traffic accidents involving these animals, a small but disappointing increase on the 154 accidents attended in 2018.

Sadly, 58 animals were killed - 35 ponies, 13 cows, 8 donkeys and 2 sheep, whilst a further 32 were injured - 3 pigs, 9 donkeys, 11 cows and 9 ponies.

(Forty-three accidents occurred in daylight, 15 at twilight and 101 in the dark. Twenty-seven accidents were not reported by the driver involved).
** Always take care when driving **
New Forest seasonal highlights
July
Silver-washed fritillary butterflies brighten many woodland rides.
Bird song subsides as the annual moult begins, old worn feathers are cast off and new replacements grown.
Wild gladiolus plants bloom. (In the UK, this species is found only in the New Forest).
Dragonflies and Damselflies take to the wing in ever increasing numbers.

August
Heather blossom produces huge swathes of heathland colour, adding to the pinks and purples of earlier flowering cross-leaved heath and bell heather.
Fallow, red and sika deer antlers, when fully grown, are cleaned of velvet in preparation for the autumn rut.
New Forest pony drifts - the annual round-ups - begin.
Marsh gentian blooms add splashes of blue to some of the wetter heathlands.
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Content produced by Andrew Walmsley