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The New Forest Centre

High Street, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7NY, England
+44 23 8028 3444
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Great information about local attractions and walks

Well priced local gifts. Lots of information. We lived the free walking guide to the local circular... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Emma H
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Hythe, United Kingdom
great local museum

well situated museum in main car park off high st, light bright and very interesting great staff... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
sudsy107
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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The New Forest Museum is packed full of displays and activities about the New Forest National Park. The Impressions of the New Forest National Park film show welcomes you to the New Forest Museum and sets the scene for your visit. Discover why ponies are kept on the Forest and why we shouldn't feed them! See the Beaulieu Road pony sales yard display and soak up the atmosphere of the sales yard by listening to the sounds of a typical trading day. Visit our Family Fun Tree! There's something here for all ages and you'll find out more about how to enjoy your time in the Forest. The New Forest Centre is owned and run by the registered charity New Forest Ninth Centenary Trust.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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High Street, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7NY, England
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+44 23 8028 3444
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Well priced local gifts. Lots of information. We lived the free walking guide to the local circular walk.

Thank Emma H
Reviewed 6 days ago

well situated museum in main car park off high st, light bright and very interesting great staff doing a great job

Thank sudsy107
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to visit if coming to the New Forest for a holiday as it sets everything in context. The New Forest Museum is packed full of displays and activities about the New Forest National Park, Fascinating insight into the history of the New Forest

Thank Katherine A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a quick visit to this centre whilst on a short stop in Lyndhurst. Good displays, video clips, photos with interesting scripts and still life dsplays explaining all aspects of the New Forest

Thank Pamelai72
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Museum in the centre is a nice little addition to Lyndhurst. It's very informative on the history of the New Forest. It takes about half an hour to take it all in properly. The main entrance is just a big gift shop so not...More

Thank Mart D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very informative well stocked visitor centre. Helpful friendly staff. Loads of leaflets and ideas to plan your trip to the New Forest.

Thank Nicola F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can't complain - kids loved it. Lots of interactive displays - dressing up, weaving, quizzes etc Colouring tables, books to read, bean bags. Our sons (both 10) loved the ww2 info and genuine relics from the POW camp. Parking locally was good - 1.50 for...More

Thank Calum M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a shop, where the staff were helpful, with a museum to the rear - free entry but donations encouraged. The museum catered more for children than adults, but it was informative. Worth a look if you are in the area, but it's not...More

Thank lbj17
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

With video presentation and displays this should be interesting to anyone spending time in the New Forest. There is also a shop with various items for sale Brochures of places to visit etc also available

Thank 455Douglas1948
Reviewed 21 May 2017

If you want to know something about the new forest or want any gift with the New Forest on it, this is the place to go. Friendly staff and great customer service. Next to a car park so really accessible.

Thank beth336
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