January may traditionally be a quieter time of year, but there are still a good few events to enjoy here in the New Forest. And as the year unfolds there will be plenty of opportunity to create lots more wonderful memories at our famous country shows and artisan markets to themed days out at attractions, outdoor activities and live entertainment.
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.

Looking for a career move? Check out our current tourism vacancies listed below for a variety of roles at some brilliant businesses in the New Forest.

New events, activities and updates added every week!
What's On...
Friday 14 January
Welcome to the New Forest
Wilverley Plain
14 January, 1pm - 2.30pm
Saturday 15 January
Lymington Market
Lymington High Street
Saturday 15 January
Willow Flowers
Minstead Study Centre
15 January, 10am - 1pm
Willow Bird Feeders
Minstead Study Centre
15 January, 1.30pm - 4.30pm
Go Adventure Days
Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Centre
15 & 16 January, Various Times
The 62 Group of Textile Artists
St Barbe Museum and Art Gallery
15 Jan - 26 Feb, 10am - 4pm
Impressions - Exhibition
New Forest Heritage Centre
15 Jan - 27 Feb, 10am - 4pm
Sunday 16 January
Go Adventure Days
Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Centre
16 January, Various Times

Monday 17 January
Quiz Night
The Fox and Hounds
17 January, 7pm

Tuesday 18 January
Hythe Market
Hythe High Street
Tuesday 18 January
New Forest Discovery Walk
Bolton's Bench
18 January, 10am - 1pm
Yoga - Mixed Ability
Brockenhurst College
18 Jan - 5 April, 6pm - 7.30pm
Wednesday 19 January
Ringwood Town Market
Ringwood Market Place
Wednesday 19 January
New Milton Street Market
Station Road
Wednesday 19 January
Sounds of the Sea : Wellness Walks
Forest Arts Centre
19 January, 1.30pm - 2.30pm
Mandarin for Beginners
Lymington Community Centre
19 Jan - 23 March, 6.30pm - 8pm
Italian for Beginners
Lymington Community Centre
19 Jan - 6 Jul, 6pm - 7.30pm

Thursday 20 January
Veterans Hub
Ringwood Library
20 January, 10am - 12pm & 2pm - 4pm
New Forest Discovery Walk
20 January, 10am - 1pm
Online : Art Appreciation
Forest Arts Centre
20 January, 2pm - 4pm
Dynamic Youth Theatre present Disney's Alice in Wonderland Jr
Hanger Farm Arts Centre
20 - 22 January

Ongoing Events
Forest of Light
Sandy Balls Holiday Village
5 Nov - 31 Jan 22
Beginners Ashtanga Yoga - 4 Week Course
The Amethyst Cave
8 - 29 January, 10.30am - 11.30am
Crochet and Knitting
Fusee House
11 January - 8 February, 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Creative Writing for Beginners
Fusee House
12 Jan - 23 March, 7pm - 9pm
Forest Arts Centre
13 January - 31 March, 10.30am - 11.30am
Bond in Motion - No Time To Die Exhibition
National Motor Museum
15 Oct 2021 - 31 Oct 2022
Upcoming Events...
21 & 22 January - Dynamic Youth Theatre present Disney's Alice in Wonderland Jr, Hanger Farm Arts Centre
21 January - Welcome to the New Forest, Wilverley
21 January - Lucy Porter : Be Prepared, Forest Arts Centre
22 January - The Jeremiahs, Forest Arts Centre
25 January - New Forest Discovery Walk, Bolton's Bench
27 January - New Forest Discovery Walk, Lymington
27 January - Talk: The Ship Titanic by Dr Cheryl Butler, Eling Tide Mill Experience
27 January - Matt Forde - Work in Progress, Forest Arts Centre
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
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...
Customer Experience Coordinator
Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Centre
37.5 Hours per week
Closing Date 16/01/2022
Eling Tide Mill Experience
Weds - Sun
Closing Date 22/01/2022
Outdoor Learning Instructor
Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Centre
37.5 Hours per week
Closing Date 31/01/2022
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


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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 : Face to face consultations available, online video-sessions & posting info online each day. Mental Health First Aid Line : 01425 650 071. More information here.

  • Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Centre : Off The Track, Onto the Path to Success : A funded programme aimed at young people 11-18 years old, who live within 20 miles of a SWR train station. A practical programme with much of the learning taking place through outdoor activity to develop young peoples understanding of risk and specifically address they danger they may put themselves and others in if they stray onto the rail network. More information here.

  • Beaulieu Nutrition and Natural Health Clinic : Clinical Nutritional Therapist Yvonne Bishop-Weston is running nutrition consultations via phone or online. Complimentary 10 min calls can be booked to answer general nutrition questions.

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

  • Copied Hall Kennels : Offering half day stays (max 5hrs) for £10. Drop offs & collections can be anytime between 9am - 5pm. So your dogs can join group walks and playtime whilst you have some peace & quiet whilst working from home. Our normal services will still be available. 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.

  • 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 stuart@lentunegroup.com 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.

  • Minstead Trust : Free singing lessons for people with learning disabilities. Our online singing group for people with learning disabilities is for anyone looking to develop their singing skills and grow their confidence in a friendly, supportive environment. Wednesdays from 7pm-7:45pm on Zoom. Email singing.group@minsteadtrust.org.uk to find out more or to book a space!

  • NFU Mutual New Forest, Isle of Wight & Bournemouth : To ensure the safety of our customers and staff, we’re doing things a little differently. We continue to remain available by phone, email and also virtually to discuss your insurance needs. Along with other businesses, we have to ask that no customers visit our offices for now. More information here.

  • 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.

  • Peacock Computers : Still operating remotely where possible and offering a zero contact drop-off and collection for repairs. More information here.

  • Pet Carers Limited : Continuing to operate with safe practice on drop off and pick up of dogs using protocols from DEFRA and CFSG. More information here.

  • Solace Reflexology : Now reopen - Offering foot, facial, maternity and hot stone reflexology, Thai foot massage and a Neal's Yard remedies holistic facial. Offering 10% off a treatment to Go New Forest Cardholders. More information here.

  • Steamship Sheildhall : Southampton's heritage steamship SS Shieldhall has published details of her 2022 sailing programme, with a number of special early-bird offers. To find out details of trips, including sailings past the New Forest Coast to Hurst Castle and The Needles. Full programme and more information here.

  • Unique Retail : Now fully online and ready to deliver everyday for all your needs. Handmade items, fabrics, haberdashery and Nudie Foodie's dried food range. More information and shop here.