Visitor information
Opening hours
How to find us
Parking & prices
Facilities & access
Contact details

Opening hours

Weekdays

Monday
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Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Friday
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Weekends

Saturday
Opening hours Dawn to dusk
Sunday
Opening hours Dawn to dusk

How to find us

How to find us
Off Burley Road, Nr Sway, Hampshire
Sat Nav Postcode: BH25 5TZ
By Car

Wilverley Plain is located half between Burley and Brockenhurst off the B3058.

OS Grid Ref
SU 254 010

50.808256239257, -1.6380382687867

Parking and prices

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

If this car park is full, please drive onto the next one at Wilverley Pit or Wootton Bridge. Do not park on the verges or block gateways.

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

Coaches/Minibuses charges

It is free to park in this car park - donations welcome.  

Additional information

Number of accessible parking spaces: 0

There are no designated accessible parking spaces at this forest, have you seen our Easy Access trails page?

Disabled parking available

Facilities and access

Barbecue hearth hire has been removed, due to the high risk of fire in the Forest. 

The toilets are open, with adapted external locks to allow them to be used on a one-in-one-out basis. 
 

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

Assistant dogs welcome
Dogs allowed
Picnic area
Toilets

Contact details

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

Wilverley Inclosure has a mixture of young and old trees, making it a beautiful and interesting place to walk

If you are looking for an ideal spot for picnicing, a walk in the woods or amazing views then Wilverley has it all. 

From the car park there's easy access into the adjoining woodland with a waymarked trail. The extensive grassy lawn offers valuable grazing for ponies and beyond the Forest lawn the heathland is home to many important bird species.

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

To help prevent dangerous forest fires, this is a no BBQ and fire zone – BBQs and campfires are not permitted in our car parks or other areas of the forest managed by Forestry England and all BBQ facilities have been removed.

At a glance

  • Walking trail  
  • Cycling trail
  • No Barbecues or fires zone
  • Picnic area 
  • Assistance dogs welcome 
  • Toilets

Nearby forests

Woman running with dog

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.

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.

A herd of deer in a glade in the forest

Bolderwood provides an ideal setting for visitors to find out more about the famous herd of Fallow deer, which live in and around the area and explore the historical connection to the Crown.

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. 

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