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Lyndhurst walks

Two walkers enjoy the view near Bolton's Bench
Two walkers enjoy the view near Bolton's Bench

Check out these great walks near Lyndhurst, close to the centre of the New Forest. All can be started from the village centre, but they also pass close to Forestry Commission or other car parks that provide alternative, convenient mid-way start points.

All also pass through magnificent landscapes to places where wildlife is likely to be encountered and where New Forest history can really be appreciated.

Some are relatively short, whilst most of the others can be walked at a gentle pace without too much exertion. And there are no really steep gradients, and no stiles to climb over. Just select the walks that match the time you have available and the distance you want to cover.

Shorter Walks near Lyndhurst

Longer Walks near Lyndhurst

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New Forest 'what's on' - a small
selection of local events and activities
November 2016
Monday, 31st October - Sunday, 13th November - New Forest Centre, Lyndhurst, Special Exhibition: Our Past, Our Future, 10.00am - 3.30pm.
Friday, 11th - Brockenhurst Village Hall, Film Night - Love and Friendship (U), 7.00pm - 10.00pm.
Sunday, 27th - Burley Village Hall, Craft Fayre, 10.30am - 5.00pm.

December 2016
Saturday, 3rd - Burley Village Hall, Christmas Bazaar, 2.00pm.
Saturday and Sunday, 10th and 11th; 17th and 18th - Exbury Gardens, Christmas Postal Express, 10.00am - 4.00pm.
Thursday, 15th - Brockenhurst Village Hall, The Gingerbread Man, 4.00pm - 5.00pm. Booking required - via the Village Hall website or at the Village Hall (Monday-Friday 9.00am - 1.00pm).
View the full 'What's on' programme.
Content produced by Andrew Walmsley
Content produced by Andrew Walmsley