Get Active in the New Forest!

21 July 2016

The New Forest is a picturesque national park which sits within Hampshire; its diverse landscapes make it the perfect place to enjoy many forms of exercise and fun activities. The New Forest is a haven for cyclistshorse ridersramblers and water sport enthusiasts; making it the perfect place for a short break, holiday or even just a day out.

Some of the best ways to enjoy the forest is through an activity, why not see the changing landscapes and observe the wildlife by hiring a bike, enjoying acarriage ride or even by booking in for a forest hack. With the New Forest being ideally located on the south coast, there are a wealth of water sports and activities for you to enjoy. Why not try sailing or windsurfing on the coastal or inland waters?

If it rains during your visit to the New Forest then do not worry, there is a selection of indoor pools at the New Forest’s health and leisure centres which also boast some of the best indoor sports facilities in the south.

Enjoying a New Forest activity is a great way to explore the beautiful forest, whether you are here for the day or even looking to stay for longer.

Go walking…..

Ramblers can enjoy endless walking routes that will twist and turn through vibrant gorse, imposing woodland and bubbling streams.
There are many guided walks held throughout he year which means you have the ability to book either your own private guide or joining one of the many organised walking events.

Go Cycling….

The New Forest is a fabulous place for budding cyclists as there is an extensive choice of cycling routes for all abilities. With 143 miles of track, visitors are free to explore experiencing a huge variety of habitats and wildlife.

 There is so much to see and do and so many park areas and villages to visit.   And no matter where you go, be sure to use the Brand New Forest BetterPoints app and earn BetterPoints as you walk, cycle and travel about!