Hurst Castle stands magnificently at the end of a long, narrow spit that extends 1.5 miles from Milford on Sea. The castle was built by Henry VIII as one of a chain of coastal fortresses and was completed in 1544.
Days Out in the New Forest
There are a thousand and one ways to create an itinerary for days out in the New Forest. The items listed here are all tried and tested by us – some will take an hour or two, and some will need revisiting again and again – the choice is yours. If you’d like to suggest a venue or ask about one before visiting, please drop us a line.
The New Forest Show: hot and heavy. The Heavy Horse… there’s something about their captivating majesty, quiet dignity and immense, understated raw power that makes them one of the most popular events at the New Forest Show. The 2012 show...
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Exbury Gardens is located between Beaulieu Village and Lepe Country Park, east of the Beaulieu River. The Gardens encompass 200 acres, and include the Rothschild Collection of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias and rare trees and shrubs. There is also a charming steam...
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