Visitor information

Take part in a range of exciting seasonal events in the heart of the New Forest at New Park

Also known as the New Forest Showground and located between the quintessentially English towns of Lyndhurst and Brockenhurst, there is always something to do at New Park. The coast is under 10 miles away if you're up for a challenging walk, or go wildlife-spotting around the park for a shorter stroll.

This location hosts special events throughout the year and guests can wander the grounds of the nearby Manor Hotel at any time of the year. 

At a glance

Seasonal events throughout the year
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Things to do

Buy your real Christmas tree from New Park in the New Forest this year for a wonderful experience and the highest quality, British Christmas trees.

We'll be open from 26 November - 18 December 10am - 4pm 

Our trees

Nordman Fir, 5 - 8ft Norway Spruce, 5 - 8ft Potted trees

What to expect 

Our friendly team will be on hand to help you to pick your perfect tree.

There is a free children's Christmas trail to enjoy and plenty of free parking available.

This is a cashless site, accepting card payments only.

Our netting is biodegradable, but we encourage you to bring your own sheet or blanket to wrap your tree with. We will also provide trolleys for you to take your tree to your car. 

What makes our Christmas trees special?

Quality: Our high-quality trees are Grown in Britain certified - so you can be proud of your superior quality tree

Experience: Choose your tree from a beautiful forest location to kick off your Christmas celebrations 

Expertise: For over 100 years, we have been growing, shaping and caring for over 1,500 of our nation’s forests for the benefit and enjoyment of all, for this generation and the next

Support your forests: The money raised from your Christmas tree helps us maintain the forests for wildlife, for you, and for future generations

Treasured family traditions make Christmas extra special so join us this festive season to make choosing the perfect tree part of yours. Wrap up warm, pull on your boots and make it a day for everyone to remember at New Park, Brockenhurst in the New Forest.

Walking is the perfect way to get some fresh air and explore some of the area's most beautiful landscapes. There's over 140 miles of walking trails in the New Forest, for details look for the maps in the car park. A popular walk from New Park is to head north and do the Lyndhurst Parish Walk - 8.5 miles long and with plenty of pubs along the way!

The New Forest is great for dogs but to minimise disturbance to wildlife, livestock and other people, please keep your dogs close by you and visible at all times - if necessary use a lead.  Pick up after your dog, especially around car parks, on paths and where people play or picnic.

Nearby forests

White pony within rust orange shrubs

Tilery Road is named after a historic Victorian brick and tile works. From the car park there's easy access following the cycle route into Pignall Hill, this is one of the largest collections of inclosure woodlands in the New Forest. 

Boy counting tree rings on a very old tree that's been felled.

Blackwater arboretum is an idyllic setting with 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.

Explore Blackwater on two wheels by following the New Forest’s great network of cycle trails.

Three New Forest ponies standing on open grassland.

Enjoy the stunning views of the heathland and trees beyond. This is an ideal spot for all the family with good waymarked walking trail that pass by the nearby Ober Water stream.

Keep Your Distance from livestock sign at Bolton's Bench

Walk up to the top of the hill at Bolton’s Bench and take a moment to let your mind wander amongst the magestic ancient yew trees. You'll also be treated to picturesque views of the heathland, ancient woodlands and grassy lawns that make the New Forest so special. 

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