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Car park closures

Updated 10th September 2020

The following car parks are closed: New Forest Reptile Centre, Osmonds Bushes and Whitley Wood.

Toilets at Anderwood, Hatchet Pond and Whitefield Moor remain closed in the New Forest.

All Camping in the Forest campsites are closed and no overnight parking is allowed anywhere in the New Forest.

New Forest Drift 2020

The following car parks and cycle routes will be closed for the day shown in the table below during the New Forest Drifts.

For safety please avoid the area, use an alternative car park and do not park on verges, along access tracks or in gateways.

DateLocationCycle Route ClosuresCar Park Closures
Fri 11 SeptemberSluftersNoOcknell Pond
Sun 13 SeptemberHilltop / HardleyIpers Bridge Track



Tue 15 SeptemberWilverley / LongsladeNo

Horseshoe Bottom

Longslade Heath

Wilverley Pit

Wilverley Plain

Wilverley Inclosure

Hincheslea Moor

Sat 19 SeptemberBlackfieldKings Copse Track


Blackwell Common

Sun 20 SeptemberBurley Lawn / Burley RocksNo

Mill Lawn

Woods Corner

Clay Hill

Lucy Hill

Fri 25 SeptemberWeirs, Brockenhurst

North Weirs Track

School Green

Beechern Wood

Whitefield Moor

Whitemoor Pond

Sun 27 SeptemberEast BoldreNo

Bull Hill

Norley Wood


Beaulieu Heath

Fri 2 OctoberWoottonNo


Wootton Bridge


Yew Tree Bottom

Longslade Heath

Horseshoe Bottom

Sun 4 OctoberOber

Ober corner to Black Knowl

Hursthill before New Park entrance

Ober Corner
Wed 7 OctoberTurf Hill / Telegraph HillNo

Telegraph Hill

Turf Hill

Sun 11 OctoberBalmer Lawn

Lady Cross to Railway line

Roundhill campsite

Hollands Wood sections

Tilery Road

Standing Hat


Beaulieu Heath

Wed 14 OctoberLyndhurst RacecourseNo

Parc Pale

Boltons Bench

Fri 16 OctoberStoney CrossNo

Stoney Cross

Ocknell Pond


Sun 18 OctoberFurzey Lodge / Beaulieu Aerodrome

Rans Wood to Hawkhill

Beaulieu Aerodrome 

Beaulieu Heath

Rans Wood

Bull Hill



Norley Wood

Tue 20 OctoberPondheadNo

Boltons Bench

Parc Pale

Fri 23 OctoberAmberwood / Turf HillNoTurfhill
Sun 25 OctoberHolmsleyHolmsley walk to campsiteHolmsley
Tue 27 OctoberPicket Post 

Picket Post to Bratley View

Picket Post to A31 

Picket Post

Linford Bottom