Posts Tagged ‘ New Forest ’

A holiday in the New Forest

Jun 27th, 2018 | By

Natasha Blair visits the New Forest National Park to discover what the area has to offer.

Bluebell time

May 5th, 2016 | By

Where’s the best place to see our bluebells on foot, on two wheels or in the car?

Saturday snippets: 11th October 2014

Oct 11th, 2014 | By
sea Life in Hunstanton

This week, Adrian largely follows stories from the home nations as he recovers from the Oktoberfest.

Where the experts holiday: Rosa Park

May 13th, 2013 | By

Rosa Park – editor of quarterly food/travel magazine Cereal – on Cornwall, Copenhagen and the Californian coastal town of Santa Barbara

Beat the January blues

Dec 31st, 2012 | By

As the glittering reds, greens and golds of Christmas threaten to fade to blue come January, take action by planning a New Year treat to get 2013 off to a good start

Remember, remember the 5th of November

Oct 6th, 2012 | By

Whether you’re eager to learn the history behind Guy Fawkes and his failed gunpowder plot or just want to indulge in toffee apples and treacle whilst watching the sky sparkle, we have the low-down on the top events around the country to guarantee your bonfire night goes off with a bang!

Access all areas

Aug 24th, 2012 | By

With the London2012 Paralympic Torch Relay underway and only five days to go until the Paralympic Games, VisitEngland looks at some of the country’s greatest visitor attractions, accommodation options, and holidays for travellers with accessibility needs

The Hop-on, Hop-Off Tour

Jul 27th, 2010 | By

For a relaxing break where you do little and let others do the work maybe you should consider a shortbreak in the New Forest. The New Forest Tourism Association ( has a popular hop-on hop-off bus tour service which will run to mid September. The bus is
a perfect, environmentally responsible way in which to enjoy many popular
areas of The New Forest, with one ticket for the whole all day.

Enjoy the National Parks

Jul 29th, 2009 | By

This is National Parks Week. Not only that but it is 60 years since the first one was opened. Unfortunately the weather hasn’t been kind to them this week. I was going to write about this yesterday but it was raining so I thought, wait a day, things might improve. It hasn’t. It’s raining again this morning. And to be fair, even though the scenery is wonderful, it does help if you’re not squelching through puddles. In 1951, the first national park came about, the
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Into the New Forest

Jun 29th, 2009 | By

There is a problem with our National Parks.They’re bigThat means getting to see much of them can be difficult. You either need a car and you spend a long time driving around bits that are not as intereting as others or you take a much longer time and do it thoroughly. But any of us start off with going there just for a day. As novices, we don’t know where to go to see the best views. And the problem with a car is that
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Ripping off Tourists at home

Dec 7th, 2008 | By

When you’re on holiday, you know that the chances are you will pay a little over the odds for something, the taxi will take the scenic route rather than the shortest and that meal; well what was it you ate? I still have a shapeless, tacky looking hat I bought in Beijing (I can’t remember why, probably at the behest of my wife who wanted me to cover my bald patch). Its part of the life of the tourist just as we like saying that
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