Get out and about this autumn and enjoy fantastic events and activities taking place across the New Forest! From live music, farmers markets, pumpkin picking, wildlife walks, courses, quizzes and lots more, the forest is full of brilliant things to do…
Looking for a career move? Check out our current tourism vacancies listed below for a variety of roles at some fantastic businesses in the New Forest.
New events, activities and updates added every week!
What’s On…
Friday 8 October
Beekeeping for Beginners
New Park
8 October, 10am – 12pm
Live at Lepe
Lepe Country Park
8 October, 7pm – 10pm
Andy Grant Band
Forest Arts Centre
8 October, 7.30pm – 9.30pm
Saturday 9 October
Lymington Market
Lymington High Street
Saturday 9 October
Farmers Market
Beaulieu Village Hall
9 October, 10am – 2pm
Wet Felting
St Barbe Museum and Art Gallery
9 October, 1pm – 4pm
Pick Your Own Pumpkins & Halloween Maize Maze
Bickton Manor Farm
9 & 10 October, 9.30am – 4pm
Barnyard Bash
New Forest Cider
9 & 10 October, 11am – 7pm
Scarecrow Trail
Lyndhurst
9 & 10 October
Sunday 10 October
Pick Your Own Pumpkins & Halloween Maize Maze
Bickton Manor Farm
10 October, 9.30am – 4pm
Autumn Migration Walk
Wild New Forest
10 October, 10am – 1pm
Hampshire Teddy Bear Fair
Copythorne Parish Hall
10 October, 10.30am – 3.30pm
Barnyard Bash
New Forest Cider
10 October, 11am – 6pm
Scarecrow Trail
Lyndhurst
10 October
Monday 11 October
Quiz Night
The Fox and Hounds
11 October, 7pm
Dressmaking Course
Fusee House
11 Oct – 15 Nov
Tuesday 12 October
Hythe Market
Hythe High Street
Tuesday 12 October
Patchwork & Quilting for Beginners
Ringwood Library
12 October, 10am – 12pm
New Forest Discovery Walk (Millyford)
Wild New Forest
12 October, 10am – 1pm
Welcome to the New Forest (Eyeworth Pond)
Wild New Forest
12 October, 2.30pm – 4pm
LinkedIn Local New Forest Gathering
spudWORKS
12 October, 5pm – 7pm
Wednesday 13 October
Ringwood Town Market
Ringwood Market Place
Wednesday 13 October
New Milton Street Market
Station Road
Wednesday 13 October
Winter Bird Walk with Bird Aware Solent
Lepe Country Park
13 October, 10am – 1pm
Fungi Explorer Walk (Millyford)
Wild New Forest
13 October, 10am – 12.30pm
Introduction to Managing Woodlands
New Park
13 October, 10am – 3.30pm
Welcome to the New Forest (Bolderwood)
Wild New Forest
13 October, 2.30pm – 4pm
Thursday 14 October
Live Music from Blue Tides
Ringwood Meeting House
Thursday 14 October, 7.30pm
Veterans Hub
Ringwood Library
14 October, 10am – 12pm & 2pm – 4pm
New Forest Discovery Walk (Lymington)
Wild New Forest
14 October, 10am – 1pm
India Electric Co.
Forest Arts Centre
14 October, 7.30pm – 9.30pm
The Fordingbridge Players
Church Hall
14 October, 7.30pm – 9.50pm
Happy Halloween
Paultons Park
14 Oct – 1 Nov
Ongoing Events
Go Adventure Activities
Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Centre
2 – 17 October
New Forest Art, The Past and The Present
New Forest Heritage Centre
11 September – 17 October
Beginners Writing Course : 6-Week Course
Forest Arts Centre
20 Sept – 25 Oct
Pumpkin Time 2021
Sunnyfields Farm
2 – 31 October, 9am – 9pm
Unsettled Landscapes: The Art of the Eerie
St Barbe Museum and Art Gallery
11 September – 8 Jan 2022
Upcoming Events…
Eating Out…
The Bold Forester, Hythe
The Mortimer Arms, Cadnam
The New Forest Inn, Lyndhurst
Aubrey’s Forest Kitchen, Fordingbridge
Beresfords Restaurant, Brockenhurst
Cambium, Brockenhurst
Captain’s Cabin Tea Rooms, Beaulieu
Furzey Gardens Tea Rooms, Minstead
Hockey’s Farm – Farmyard Cafe, Fordingbridge
Montagu Arms – Gourmet Dining Breaks from £309 per room
Burley Fudge Shop – Go New Forest Card offer : Free 200g bag of fudge when spending over £10
BOOK YOUR PITCH NOW FOR NEW FOREST EATS ‘N’ TREATS
New Forest Eats ‘n’ Treats will take place on Sunday 28 November at Brockenhurst College. If you run a local business that produces or serves food and drink, or makes arts and crafts items for sale, Brockenhurst College will be delighted to offer you a pitch at the event for a small fee.To book your pitch now, just visit www.brock.ac.uk/eats.
Winter selection subscription box for delivery in November – orders now being taken. Reserve you next quarterly delivery for the next Taste of the New Forest Marque – Winter selection delivery direct to your door. 
Order a one off delivery for £45 or an annual subscription of 4 seasonally themed boxes for £140 delivered each quarter and containing a selection of 8-10 New Forest Marque items selected especially for the season.  
Available for order exclusively through the New Forest Marque website.
E-shop…
The New Forest Official Map
2021 Go New Forest Card
The New Forest : A Souvenir Guide
The New Forest Kids’ Activity Book
Tourism Job Vacancies…
The Cider Pantry
Part-time working
Closing Date 15/10/2021
Saturday Kitchen Assistant
The Cider Pantry
Saturday 9am-4pm
Closing Date 15/10/2021
Office Administrator and Sales Coordinator
Avon Tyrrell
Flexible / Agile working
Closing Date 22/10/2021
Chewton Glen Hotel
Full and Part Time Positions Available
Closing Date 29/10/2021
Outdoor Learning Instructors (Multiple roles available)
Avon Tyrrell
Closing Date 29/10/2021
Kitchen Porter
 Steff’s Kitchen @ Fairweather’s Garden Centre
 Full or Part Time
Closing Date 31/10/2021
New Forest Activities
40 Hours Per Week
Closing Date 31/10/2021
New Park Manor Hotel
45 Hours Per Week
Closing Date 10/11/2021
 New Park Manor Hotel
Flexible Hours
 Closing Date 19/11/2021
Support Local…
High Streets & Towns and Villages
Community Shops
Farm Shops
FREE BUSINESS LISTING FOR NEW FOREST BUSINESSES
Are you an electrician, accountant, driving instructor or another local service business located in the New Forest? Fill out our form to be featured in our business search and town & village pages on our top ranking website – www.thenewforest.co.uk. It’s free and you will get seen by thousands of new potential customers!
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Help us in protecting and taking care of our beautiful, unique wildlife and nature in the New Forest by following the New Forest Code when you are out and about in the New Forest. Just a few simple steps that will make all the difference!
See the New Forest Code below…
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Other Services and Business Updates…
  • Apple Mac Tech Support from TekWizard : TekWizard is here to keep your Mac computer running at its best. We remain open Monday through Saturday and for emergencies on Sundays. We practice Social Distancing at all times to keep you safe. This will continue even after the official end of COVID-19 restrictions. We can work on your Mac at our location or remotely over an Internet link.  More information here.
  • Arch Clinic : Face to face consultations now available, online video-sessions & posting info online each day. Mental Health First Aid Line : 01425 650 071. More information here.
  • Beaulieu Nutrition and Natural Health Clinic : Clinical Nutritional Therapist Yvonne Bishop-Weston is running nutrition consultations via phone or online. Complimentary 10 min calls can be booked to answer general nutrition questions.
  • Bespoke Funeral Ceremonies : Contact your local professional Funeral Celebrant for advice and help. Religious & non-religious services. 02381 781395. More information here.
  • Copied Hall Kennels : Offering half day stays (max 5hrs) for £10. Drop offs & collections can be anytime between 9am – 5pm. So your dogs can join group walks and playtime whilst you have some peace & quiet whilst working from home. Our normal services will still be available. More information here.
  • Dave Dodge Photography : Offering product photography for local businesses to use in their social media and online content. Good quality images can help to generate business in these hard times. More information here.
  • Dawkins & Lodge Opticians : End of season sale – Enjoy a range of discounted frames at 50% off until the end of November. We are working as appointment only – book a slot by telephone. More information here.
  • Forest Foot and Health Clinic : Brilliance In Business Awards – “We attended the launch of the New Forest Brilliance in Business Awards – representing the team at the Forest Foot and Health Clinic at Balmer Lawn. We are pleased to announce that we are sponsoring the Forest Foot and Health Clinic Award for Health and Wellbeing. To be awarded to a business that has recognised the importance of creating an environment for their staff where health and wellbeing is of the highest priority.” More information about Brilliance in Business Awards here. More information about Forest Foot and Health Clinic here.
  • Happy Little Dogs : Provides doggy daycare in Burley, giving you freedom and peace of mind to enjoy a dog-free day out whilst holidaying in the New Forest. Experienced, licensed and exclusively for your small dog(s). More information here
  • Lentune Mortgage Consultancy : Offering new and existing Clients a FREE review of their personal protection policies – ensuring you are financially protected for the future has never been more important – please email stuart@lentunegroup.com for more details.
  • Millers Antiques Ltd : Open Wednesday to Friday 9:30am to 5:00pm and Saturdays 10:00am to 3:00pm or by appointment at other times. We also have a furniture restoration workshop. Telephone 01425 472062.
  • NFU Mutual New Forest, Isle of Wight & Bournemouth : To ensure the safety of our customers and staff, we’re doing things a little differently. We continue to remain available by phone, email and also virtually to discuss your insurance needs. Along with other businesses, we have to ask that no customers visit our offices for now. More information here.
  • Nordic Walking Brockenhurst : 15 Nordic Walks per week in Brockenhurst, Sway, Lymington, Barton, Highcliffe, Ashurst and Lyndhurst and are running FREE taster sessions and Learn to Nordic Walk courses. More information here.
  • Pawsome Dog Care : Delivering, a highly experienced, Professional dog walking service for the areas of Marchwood, West Totton, Ashurst & Lyndhurst. We are operating under strict COVID Safe guidelines and are now signed up to the New Forest Professional Dog Walkers Charter. Spaces available for regular walks. Get in touch and find more information here.
  • Peacock Computers : Still operating remotely where possible and offering a zero contact drop-off and collection for repairs. More information here.
  • Pet Carers Limited : Continuing to operate with safe practice on drop off and pick up of dogs using protocols from DEFRA and CFSG. More information here.
  • Priory Wines : Can supply for any event – weddings, parties, BBQ’s! With free local home delivery. More information here.
  • Simply Beauty : For the whole month of October we will be doubling your Clarins 4 Me Points when you make a Clarins product purchase in salon or through our online shop. Spend £10 and collect 2 Clarins points worth £4! *offer ends 31/10/2021. More information here.
  • Solace Reflexology : Now reopen – Offering foot, facial, maternity and hot stone reflexology, Thai foot massage and a Neal’s Yard remedies holistic facial. Offering 10% off a treatment to Go New Forest Cardholders. More information here.
  • Unique Retail : Now fully online and ready to deliver everyday for all your needs. Handmade items, fabrics, haberdashery and Nudie Foodie’s dried food range. More information and shop here.