Dates and events

We host a number of events for you throughout the year in the New Forest.

Please check out the latest events for:

Blackwater - Tree Tours

Take a tour around the arboretum to discover the hidden history and secrets of this unique tree collection.

New Forest Reptile Centre – Wild Wednesday

A fun filled day for all the family, with crafty makes and badge making. A celebration of the wildlife in the New Forest.

Bolderwood – Discovery Days

Come along and take part in seasonal activities at our Bolderwood Information Unit.

Hatchet Pond – Wild About Ponies

Come and meet a new forest ranger and learn about New Forest ponies and other livestock which live on the forest.

Bolton’s Bench – Wild About Ponies

Come and meet a new forest ranger and learn about New Forest ponies and other livestock which live on the forest.

Verderer’s Hall – Open Mornings and Afternoons

Visit the Verderer's Hall, for an exclusive opportunity to visit this historic building and learn more about the important role it plays in the New Forest.

Organising your own event in the New Forest

If you are interested in holding an event in the New Forest you will first need to apply so that we can check the request against conservation and ecology requirements and make sure the proposed event doesn't cause damage to sensitive wildlife habitats, or clash with anything else happening in the forest.  

Once we know your needs we can advise you to make sure your event is a success.  Please contact us no later than eight weeks before your proposed event.  

Contact us

Please complete the application form below and return via: