"England's smallest and newest national park" Top 5 Page for this destination New Forest by King_Golo
New Forest Travel Guide: 45 reviews and 140 photos
The New Forest was only given national park status in 2006 which makes it England's youngest national park. It is a very beautiful and interesting area: vast forests, seemingly endless heaths, tiny charming villages and some nice coastal strips.
A curiosity of New Forest NP are the numerous ponies roaming the woods and heaths. You can hardly drive for a mile without seeing a pony crossing the road and blocking the traffic. Moreover, rare birds live amidst the thorny gorse bushes or in the marshlands closer to the coast.
- Pros:wonderful landscape, charming villages
- Cons:too much traffic in some parts, parking space limited
- In a nutshell:Great for a little holiday!
Bucklers Hard (sometimes also spelled Buckler's Hard) is a tiny hamlet on the Beaulieu River. Located close to the sea,... more travel advice
If you come to the New Forest by car, you should definitely have a good supply of coins with you. Most of the parking... more travel advice
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