Dec 7 2020

Shop local this Christmas and get your turkey and Christmas trees from one of our members

By buying local not only will you have a delicious bird for the table or a stunning Christmas Tree but you will be supporting the local economy and the environment too. Click on the interactive map below to find you turkey or tree.

Oct 26 2020

Respect and care for the New Forest this October half term

Forest organisations are calling for people to respect the New Forest National Park this October half term break. As large numbers of people are expected over the week-long school holiday, visitors are asked to enjoy their stay safely and help protect the rare habitats and wildlife of the National Park. Increased numbers of National Park…

Oct 22 2020

Caution urged as the deadliest month for New Forest animal accidents approaches

As the nights draw in, drivers using New Forest roads are reminded that animal accidents increase in the lead up to Christmas, with November being the deadliest month for livestock. Commuters are urged to be vigilant as accidents involving animals in the Forest peak between 5pm and 8pm on weekdays in the winter months. They…
New Forest Hamper

Oct 19 2020

New Forest Marque Members the New Forest Hamper Company and the Naked Pantry are recognised in annual awards

The New Forest National Park Authority and the CLA have announced the winners of their 2020 New Forest Awards. Now in their eighth year, the awards celebrate the wonderful people who help sustain the New Forest’s environment and rural economy, ensuring it thrives and is fit for the future. Throughout the challenges of Covid-19, they…
Brook Hill Vineyard

Oct 15 2020

A trio of awards for Brook Hill Vineyard in the 2020 Independent English Wine Awards

Brook Hill Vineyard in Bramshaw have been awarded three medals at the 2020 Independent English Wine Awards.  The IEWA is ‘an independent, consumer focused wine competition, awarding, promoting and celebrating the very best of English wine-making’. They achieved silver medals for their 2017 Sparkling White and 2019 Still White, and a bronze medal for their…

Oct 6 2020

Walk this way with the New Forest National Park Authority

The New Forest National Park Authority has changed its popular annual walking festival to a self-guided two-week walking and cycling event and is encouraging people to step outside with the help of a range of resources. The festival has been running for seven years and normally has around 80 guided walks with experts who help…

Sep 22 2020

Supper and stay is back at the Forest Lodge and Beaulieu Hotel

The most colourful and quietest of seasons here in the New Forest, wrap up warm and explore our breath-taking scenery that surrounds us. Think long walks through our oh-so-pretty villages, ancient woods lined with deep hues of red and yellow, and russet coloured heathlands. Crunching your way through fallen leaves, when it’s time for you…

Sep 21 2020

SO41 Catering joins forces with The Burnt Chef Project to hold a supper club on 14 October 2020

New Forest Marque member SO41 Catering are holding a supper club at their unit in New Milton on the 14th of October in partnership with The Burnt Chef Project. The evening is a relaxed and social (inline with government guidelines and social distancing compliant) evening with a 6 course menu and licenced bar. The menu…

Sep 3 2020

Marlings Vineyard has been gaining lot of awards recently

Marlings Vineyard is situated in Sway and is one of the oldest vineyards in Hampshire.  They are a small team with a passion for wine-making and produce high quality English sparkling wines, most notably their award-winning Sparkling Rosé made using traditional methods, and a range of still white and rosé wines.  They have recently won…