We’ve spotted bundles of bunting and colourful flags cropping up across the New Forest in the run up to The King’s Coronation.

The Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort takes place at Westminster Abbey, London this Saturday.

Are you planning to join a street party, heading to The Big Help Out, or thinking of cooking a Coronation quiche?

Perhaps youโ€™re just looking forward to spending the extra bank holiday relaxing with family and friends.

Whatever your plans, here are some of our favourite ways to celebrate this weekend with our New Forest Marque members.

๐Ÿ‘‘ Buy limited edition Coronation giftware by New Forest artist Shaun Stevens.

๐Ÿ‘‘ Order a picnic fit for a king from The Forest Foodie.

๐Ÿ‘‘ Treat yourself to lemon and elderflower Coronation cupcakes from New Forest Cake House.

๐Ÿ‘‘ Watch the royal ceremony in style at one of New Forest Collectionโ€™s hotels and treat yourself to a champagne afternoon tea.

๐Ÿ‘‘ Get a discount on some very British flavours of melt-in-the-mouth shortbread, including Earl Grey and All Butter, from New Forest Shortbread.

๐Ÿ‘‘ Check out the Coronation specials at the Forest Park Country Hotel in beautiful Brockenhurst.

๐Ÿ‘‘ Order fresh, gooey cookies with a Coronation twist, direct to your door from Manns Cookies.

๐Ÿ‘‘ If youโ€™re heading to the New Forest to connect with nature and give your wellbeing a boost, pop to one of the many New Forest Marque members who offer food and drink. From farm shops to cosy cafes, youโ€™ll enjoy the freshest foods and be supporting local businesses with the New Forest at the heart of their offering.

๐Ÿ‘‘ Whether youโ€™re having a picnic, taking a coffee break or hiking with friends this Coronation weekend, please respect our natural world and follow the New Forest Code.