Local places of interest
The New Forest Tour Bus: Enjoy wonderful coastal and forest scenery from 20 feet up on the open top New Forest Tour bus (3 different routes). Hop on and off where you want and even take your bike with you. The bus will be operating from the 25th June to the 11th September 2016. 

The New Forest Centre, Lyndhurst: Home to The New Forest Museum and The New Forest Gallery, and a great gift shop, it's the best place to learn about The Forest’s history and heritage.

The Beaulieu Motor Museum: This nationally renowned museum has over 250 vehicles from every motoring era.

Exbury Gardens: Lionel Nathan de Rothschild was the man whose inspiration created Exbury gardens. It was his vision, his dedication and his resources that have created one of the finest woodland gardens in the country. It is also possible to take a ride on the steam railway that runs through the world-famous gardens.

Rhinefield Ornamental Drive: Not far from Daisybank Cottage you will find this stunning walkway. Rhinefield Ornamental Drive is a very narrow road lined with a mixture of large rhododendrons, azaleas and very tall trees, making it feel almost celestial.

Buckler's Hard, The Maritime Museum: This 18th century maritime village sits on the western bank of the Beaulieu River. A very pleasant place to spend a few hours, whilst learning about the village’s important role in Britain’s shipbuilding history. The museum contains great models and paintings of the ships built there.

Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum: Houses one of the finest collections of fully-restored motorcycles in Europe.

St. Barbe Museum: Discover the unique history of Lymington and The New Forest coast in this small but fascinating museum in nearby Lymington.
Hurst Castle and Spit: Enjoy a fresh sea breeze while walking Hurst Spit to reach the castle or, alternatively, catch the ferry from Keyhaven straight to the castle ruins and museum. There are spectacular views of The Solent and The Isle of Wight, in particular The Needles. The Rufus Stone: The stone marking the spot where King William (Rufus) II was killed by an arrow in 1100 AD.

Broadlands: Originally home to Lord Mountbatten, Broadlands has been part of English history for centuries. Lord and Lady Romsey now live there.

Beaulieu Abbey: Founded in 1204 by Cistercian monks, the Abbey still attracts many visitors who enjoy the walk through the serene Cloisters and Herb Garden.

Furzey Gardens: Small but very worthwhile public gardens set in a very rural part of The Forest.

The New Forest Wildlife Park: Conservation centre caring for many of Europe's native species of animal, including Otters, Owls, Badgers, Pole Cats, Minks, Foxes, Scottish Wild Cats and Deer. Perfect day out for animal lovers.

Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary: One of the most popular free New Forest attractions. A very pleasant area with graded walks through the giant Redwood trees. Viewing platforms overlook the fenced areas where a number of fallow deer are kept.

New Forest Reptile Centre: See all species of the snakes, lizards, frogs and toads that can be found in The New Forest.
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