Visitor Information
Visitor Information: Blackwater
  • Opening Hours
  • How to find us
  • Parking and Prices
  • Facilities and access
  • Contact Details

Opening Hours

Opening Hours


Opening hours Dawn to dusk
Opening hours Dawn to dusk
Opening hours Dawn to dusk
Opening hours Dawn to dusk
Opening hours Dawn to dusk


Opening hours Dawn to dusk
Opening hours Dawn to dusk
How to find us

How to find us

How to find us
Ornamental Drive, Lyndhurst
Sat Nav Postcode: SO43 7QB
By Car

From Lyndhurst take the A35 towards Christchurch.  After 2 miles turn left into the Rhinefield Drive. Blackwater car park is located on the left hand side, approximately half a mile along the Drive.

By Public Transport
OS Grid Ref

50.8456628, -1.6221826

Parking and Prices

Parking and Prices

There isn’t a charge to park at this site, we welcome a donation of £3 per visit.

Please park only in designated car parks, not on a verge or in gateways.

Please lock your car, taking any valuables with you and leave by dusk.

Parking Charges

Coaches/Minibuses charges

Not accessible to coaches, nearest coach parking is Whitefield Moor.

Additional Information

Facilities and access

Facilities and access

Disposable barbecues are welcome here please place them on the stands provided and make sure water is available.

For more information on planning your visit, take a look at our accessibility information:

Disabled toilet
Dogs allowed
Easy access trail
Picnic area
Contact Details

Contact Details

Landline Number
0300 067 4601
Out Of Hours Number
0300 067 4600

Explore Blackwater

Blackwater arboretum is not only an idyllic and peaceful place, but the arboretum has a stunning variety of beautiful trees from around the world. Inspired by the tree collection at this special place, a sensory sculpture trail complements the setting.

For events, please visit the New Forest Events page.

At a glance

  • 2 Walking trails
  • Cycling trails
  • BBQ area
  • Picnic area
  • Dogs welcome
  • Assistance dogs welcome
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