Join in with lots of fantastic events happening in the New Forest as we move into a new month! April is jam-packed with lots of fun activities, workshops, guided walks, entertainment and more!

Join us in supporting our community and use your local shops, pubs and services and buy your 2022 Go New Forest Card, giving you money off with over 300 exclusive discounts and special offers from local businesses.

If you're looking for a career move, make sure you check out our current tourism vacancies listed below for a variety of roles at some wonderful businesses in the New Forest.

New events, activities and updates added every week!
Miles of freedom all year round
What's On...
Friday 1 April
Welcome to the New Forest
Wilverley Plain
1 April, 1pm - 2.30pm
Hannah James & Toby Kuhn - "Sleeping Spirals 2022 Tour"
Forest Arts Centre
1 April, 7.30pm - 10.30pm
Marwell Zoo
1 April - 4 September
Saturday 2 April
Lymington Market
Lymington High Street
Saturday 2 April
The PopUp Post
New Forest Heritage Centre
2 April, 10am - 5pm
Despatch - an exhibition in partnership with Work Show Grow
New Forest Heritage Centre
2 - 10 April, 10am - 5pm
Sunday 3 April
Simply Aston Martin
National Motor Museum
3 April, 10am - 5pm
Tree Nursery Open Session
RACE Community Tree Nursery
3 April, 10.30am - 12.30pm
BSUPA Ready to Ride SUP Course
The New Forest Paddle Sport Company
3 April, 11am - 1pm
Wedding Open Day
The Bell Inn
3 April, 12pm - 4pm
Stand Up Paddle Board Tasters
The New Forest Paddle Sport Company
3 April, 1.30pm - 2.30pm

Monday 4 April
Quiz Night
The Fox & Hounds
4 April, 7pm

Tuesday 5 April
Hythe Market
Hythe High Street
Tuesday 5 April
FLB New Forest
Balmer Lawn Hotel
5 April, 8am - 9.30am
New Forest Discovery Walk
Bolton's Bench
5 April, 10am - 1pm
Stand Up Paddle Board Tasters
The New Forest Paddle Sport Company
5 April, 2pm - 3pm

Wednesday 6 April
Ringwood Town Market
Ringwood Market Place
Wednesday 6 April
New Milton Street Market
Station Road
Wednesday 6 April
BSUPA Ready to Ride SUP Course
The New Forest Paddle Sport Company
6 April, 1.10pm - 3.10pm
Stand Up Paddle Board Tasters
The New Forest Paddle Sport Company
6 April, 3.10pm - 4.10pm
Kayak Taster Session
The New Forest Paddle Sport Company
6 April, 1.30pm - 2.30pm
Ballard Fairy Trail Grand Opening
Ballard Lake
6 April, 3pm
Quiz Nights
The Bell Inn
6 April, 7pm - 10pm
Comedy Kerfuffle
Forest Arts Centre
6 April, 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Thursday 7 April
Veterans Hub
Ringwood Library
7 April, 10am - 12pm & 2pm - 4pm
New Forest Discovery Walk
7 April, 10am - 1pm
Stand Up Paddle Board Tasters
The New Forest Paddle Sport Company
7 April, 5pm - 6pm
Art Class with a Wine Glass: Life Drawing
Forest Arts Centre
7 April, 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Green Room Live!
Forest Arts Centre
7 April, 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Guys and Dolls
Brockenhurst College
7 - 9 April
Ongoing Events
Relaxation and Mindfulness
Lymington Community Centre
4 March - 1 April
Yoga - Mixed Ability
Brockenhurst College
18 Jan - 5 April, 6pm - 7.30pm
Improv Classes with the Improvised Play Company
Forest Arts Centre
8 March - 5 April, 7.30pm - 9pm
Herbalism – Meadow and Hedgerow Herbs
Lymington Community Centre
2 March - 6 April, 7pm - 9pm
HM Coastguard 200 anniversary exhibition
St Barbe Museum and Art Gallery
5 March - 9 April, 10am - 4pm
Learn to Nordic Walk Course
Whitefield Moor Car Park
28 March - 11 April
High Street exhibition
St Barbe Museum and Art Gallery
5 March - 23 April, 10am - 4pm
Kid's Trail: Find Frank's Kit
Furzey Gardens
19 February - 24 April
New Forest Camera Club exhibition
New Forest Heritage Centre
5 March - 24 April, 10am - 5pm
Italian for Beginners
Lymington Community Centre
19 Jan - 6 Jul, 6pm - 7.30pm
Bond in Motion - No Time To Die Exhibition
National Motor Museum
15 Oct 2021 - 31 Oct 2022
Upcoming Events...
7 - 9 April - Guys and Dolls, Brockenhurst College
8 -18 April - Canoe Easter Egg Hunt, New Forest Activities
9 - 21 April - Tree Top Trail Adventure, Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Centre
9 - 24 April - Easter at Beaulieu, National Motor Museum
9 - 24 April - Easter Fun, Hurst Castle
10 April - Simply Audi, National Motor Museum
11 - 14 April - Be Outdoor Days, Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Centre
11 - 23 April - Go Adventure, Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Centre
12 April - LinkedIn Local New Forest Gathering, Forest Forge Theatre
13 April - Wheelie Wednesdays!, The Bell Inn
Supporting Our Community – Help make a difference!
2022 Go New Forest Card
The New Forest Official Map
The New Forest : A Souvenir Guide
The New Forest Kids' Activity Book
Dessie the Train - A New Station

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Eating Out...
- The Bold Forester, Hythe
- The Mortimer Arms, Cadnam
- The New Forest Inn, Lyndhurst

- Aubrey's Forest Kitchen, Fordingbridge
- Beresfords Restaurant, Brockenhurst
- Cambium, Brockenhurst
- Captain's Cabin Tea Rooms, Beaulieu
- Furzey Gardens Tea Rooms, Minstead
- Hockey's Farm - Farmyard Cafe, Fordingbridge
- Burley Fudge Shop - Go New Forest Card offer : Free 200g bag of fudge when spending over £10
- Montagu Arms Hotel - Winter dining breaks from £321
For full details of offers click below

Reserve your next quarterly delivery for the next Taste of the New Forest Marque selection - delivery direct to your door. 

Order a one off delivery for £45 or an annual subscription of 4 seasonally themed boxes for £140 delivered each quarter and containing a selection of 8-10 New Forest Marque items selected especially for the season.  

Available for order exclusively through the New Forest Marque website.
Tourism Job Vacancies...
Boat Skipper
Hurst Castle Ferry
Closing Date 31/03/2022
Hockey's Farm Shop
40 Hours Per Week
Closing Date 31/03/2022
Cook/Cafe Assistant
Hurst Marine
Full Time/Seasonal
Closing Date 31/03/2022
Front of House
The Waterloo Arms
Full Time
Closing Date 30/04/2022
Trainee & PVC Bus Drivers
Yellow Buses
Full or Part Time - Shifts
Closing Date 31/12/2022
Support Local...
High Streets & Towns and Villages
Community Shops

Farm Shops

Help us in protecting and taking care of our beautiful, unique wildlife and nature in the New Forest by following the New Forest Code when you are out and about in the New Forest. Just a few simple steps that will make all the difference!
See the New Forest Code below...
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Other Services and Business Updates...
  • Apple Mac Tech Support from TekWizard : TekWizard is here to keep your Mac computer running at its best. We remain open Monday through Saturday and for emergencies on Sundays. We continue to practice Social Distancing and to wear face coverings, if we meet with you, to keep you safe. We can work on your Mac at our location or remotely over an Internet link. More information here.

  • Arch Clinic : NEWS : Registered Osteopath, Greg Guillon, joins Arch Clinic's Physical Therapy Team - READ MORE HERE. Face to face consultations available, online video-sessions & posting info online each day. Mental Health First Aid Line : 01425 650 071. More information here.

  • Bespoke Funeral Ceremonies : Contact your local professional Funeral Celebrant for advice and help. Religious & non-religious services. 02381 781395. More information here.

  • Dave Dodge Photography : Offering product photography for local businesses to use in their social media and online content. Good quality images can help to generate business in these hard times. More information here.

  • Experience Hampshire : Launched just before Christmas last year, the Experience Hampshire website already offers over 150 fun and exciting activities and experiences in the New Forest and the surrounding Hampshire countryside. From cycle hire to sailing trips, chocolate making courses to rib boat rides, from wildlife walks to photography courses, from cycle tours to hamper delivery , gin tasting to fishing lessons – the website is crammed full of ideas. Whether you live in the New Forest and are looking for things to do this weekend, or are visiting our award winning National Park this summer, get inspired for your next New Forest adventure. More information here.

  • Happy Little Dogs : Provides doggy daycare in Burley, giving you freedom and peace of mind to enjoy a dog-free day out whilst holidaying in the New Forest. Experienced, licensed and exclusively for your small dog(s). More information here

  • Lentune Mortgage Consultancy : Offering new and existing Clients a FREE review of their personal protection policies - ensuring you are financially protected for the future has never been more important - please email for more details.

  • Millers Antiques Ltd : Open Wednesday to Friday 9:30am to 5:00pm and Saturdays 10:00am to 3:00pm or by appointment at other times. We also have a furniture restoration workshop. Telephone 01425 472062.

  • Nordic Walking Brockenhurst : 15 Nordic Walks per week in Brockenhurst, Sway, Lymington, Barton, Highcliffe, Ashurst and Lyndhurst and are running FREE taster sessions and Learn to Nordic Walk courses. More information here.

  • Pawsome Dog Care : Delivering, a highly experienced, Professional dog walking service for the areas of Marchwood, West Totton, Ashurst & Lyndhurst. We are operating under strict COVID Safe guidelines and are now signed up to the New Forest Professional Dog Walkers Charter. Spaces available for regular walks. Get in touch and find more information here.

  • Riverside Park : LAST MINUTE AVAILABILITY - Friday 15th to Friday 22nd April. Sleeping up to 4 people (1 double and 2 single bedrooms, lounge, kitchen, bathroom). The cost for the week would be £760. More information and to book click here.