Nov 30 2015

Members make their ‘Marque’ at prestigious award ceremonies

Members of the local produce scheme The New Forest Marque took centre stage at awards ceremonies last week celebrating the best food and drink businesses. Lyburn Farm, Landford, was honoured in the International Cheese Awards, receiving Bronze for both its Lightly Oak Smoked and Old Winchester Extra Mature Cheese. Meanwhile Matthew Tomkinson, of the Montagu…
Cobley Wood

Nov 18 2015

Where to get your New Forest Marque Turkeys for Christmas

By buying local not only will you have a delicious bird for the table but you will be supporting the local economy and the environment too. Turkeys are available from the following: Cobley Wood Farm We raise free range Norfolk Bronze turkeys for Christmas which can be ordered from 1st November. Our turkeys are hand-plucked…
Cobley Wood Farm

Nov 2 2015

Hampshire Sausage and Pie Competition 2015

Congratulations to Cobley Wood Farm for winning the New Forest Marque Champion trophy at the Great Hampshire Sausage and Pie Competition 2015 Cobley Wood Farm entered six of their sausages in the Great Hampshire Sausage and Pie Competition 2015 and were thrilled to receive 2 Gold and 4 Silver awards as well as the trophy…
National Park

Oct 27 2015

National Parks that taste as good as they look

Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss MP has joined with National Parks England [1] and a host of local food heroes to celebrate the top quality food and drink produced in our finest landscapes. Think of England’s ten National Parks and their breathtaking scenery, from the high fells of the Lake District to the tranquil waters of…
Enjoy England

Aug 24 2015

Good News from the Bay Trees Bed & Breakfast

The Bay Trees have been awarded Visit England 5 Stars and Breakfast Award. Mark and Sarah moved into the iconic Bay Trees Bed & Breakfast in August 2011. Sarah was born in Lymington and both are very familiar with the New Forest and surrounding area. The Bay Trees was the former village Poor House and…
Great Taste Awards

Aug 18 2015

Lyburn Farmhouse Cheeses in the top 50 of the Taste Awards

Lyburn Cheeses Stoney Cross has not only achieved 3 stars in The Guild of Fine Foods Great Taste Awards BUT have been placed in the top 50 foods in the world! Likened by its maker to a French Tomme de Savoie, Stoney Cross is matured for 3-4 months. Judges liked the “pleasant creamy and lactic…
New Forest Show 2015

Aug 3 2015

Awards celebrate New Forest successes

The CLA and New Forest National Park Authority have announced the winners of their 2015 joint awards. The awards are presented to local people and businesses which have made an exceptional contribution to maintaining the unique landscape and way of life of the New Forest. Young Farmer/Commoner of the Year – Pete Niccolls, Beaulieu Best…
Eling Tide Mill

Mar 25 2015

UK’s last two working tide mills collaborate

Teams from the two remaining working tide mills in Britain, Eling Tide Mill and Woodbridge Tide Mill in Suffolk met recently in Woodbridge to share their knowledge. The Eling Experience, which encompasses the 18th century tide mill and a visitor centre is about to undergo a £1.3million Heritage Lottery Fund supported restoration and refurbishment. The…
Eling Tide Mill

Mar 16 2015

Eling Experience closes for £1.3million improvements

Work is set to begin on developing one of the New Forest’s most important heritage attractions after the Eling Experience closed to the public on Saturday 28 February. New Forest District Council and Totton and Eling Town Council are investing in the future of the historic Grade II* listed tide mill (c.1785), heritage centre and…