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Blog: The New Forest National Park

Updated: Nov 26, 2022

your holiday at let within The New Forest National Park boundary.

The National Park is 71.000 acres of protected land within 140,000 acres of The New Forest. It is an area of outstanding beauty - heathland and woodland, stunning views and roaming ponies, foals, cows, calfs, donkeys and baby donkeys .. oh and pigs in Autumn! Oh and deer! And a whole heap more flora and fauna..

Relax in our "retreat treat" located within the New Forest National Park boundary..

book direct at forest palms holiday let for up to two adults.

Why make an area into a National Park:

The purposes of designating an area as a National Park are set down in a 1949 Act of Parliament. They are to make sure that:

  • The natural beauty, wildlife and history are protected

  • People can appreciate and enjoy it.

The things that make the New Forest National Park special:

  • Outstanding natural beauty

  • Extraordinary diversity of plants and animals

  • Unique historic, cultural and archaeological heritage

  • An historic commoning system

  • The iconic New Forest pony

  • Tranquility

  • Wonderful opportunities for quiet recreation, learning and discovery

  • A healthy environment

  • Strong and distinctive local communities

Book with us direct in Hyde near Fordingbridge.

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