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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 ponies
New Forest ponies in the road
New Forest ponies, cattle, pigs, sheep and donkeys are a popular part of the New Forest scene, but in 2015, 55 were killed on the roads.
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New Forest 'what's on' - a small
selection of local events and activities
July 2016
Friday 15th - Exbury Gardens, Summer Steam Soiree, 7.00pm - 10.00pm. For more information and to book, ring 023 8089 1203.
Saturday, 23rd - Brockenhurst Village Hall, Ethical Film Club, Gasland Part II with Audience Discussion, 6.00pm - 9.00pm.
Sunday, 31st - Lyndhurst Community Centre, Lady Cynthia's Fleamarket, 10.00am - 4.00pm.

August 2016
Tuesday, 2nd August and Tuesday, 16th August - Testwood Lakes, Forest School for the Under-5s, taster sessions. For details, call 023 8066 7929.
Sunday, 14th - Burley Village Hall, Craft Fayre, 10.30am - 5.00pm.
Saturday, 27th - Exbury Gardens, Hydrangea and Herbaceous Walk, 2.00pm - 3.30pm. For more information and to book, ring 023 8089 1203.
View the full 'What's on' programme.
Content produced by Andrew Walmsley
Content produced by Andrew Walmsley