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Our events are listed in alphabetical order. Alternatively you can use the calendar at the bottom of the page to search on a specific date.

 

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A Walk on the Wild Side
Join one of the Forestry Commission’s Volunteer Rangers on a 7 mile walk and learn more about the roles of the Verderers, Agisters and Keepers and the management of our four legged architects – the NF ponies
A Walk on the Wild Side
Join one of the Forestry Commission’s Volunteer Rangers on a 7 mile walk and learn more about the roles of the Verderers, Agisters and Keepers and the management of our four legged architects – the New Forest ponies
A Walk Through Time
Celebrating National Volunteer week, join one of our experienced Volunteer Rangers on this four mile circular walk with wonderful views. The route encompasses signs of mankind's influence on the landscape, via Stone Age, Bronze Age, Roman, Norman, and mediaeval periods through to World War Two.
Autumn Amble
Spend the morning with two of the FCs Volunteer Rangers on an autumnal walk as part of this year’s Walking Festival. Savour the colours, sights and sounds of the forest at this special time of the year. Join us after the event for an optional visit to a local forest pub.
Autumn Through a Lens
A 5 mile walk led by one of the Forestry Commission Voluntary Rangers with time to photograph the beautiful Autumn colours of the New Forest.
Awesome Autumn
A whole week of activities for children, during the Autumn half term, at Bolderwood. Trails and ‘makes’ and a chance to find out more about Autumn wildlife with the Rangers.
Dog Funday
Bring along your canine friends to a day that is all about them. You can strut your stuff in our fun dog show, have a go at agility, test your dog in temptation alley and take part in our 'ask the expert' session, with Natalie Light, who will answer all of your training and behaviour questions.
Explore the Woods
As part of National Volunteer Week, join one of our amazing Volunteer Rangers to explore the woods. Bring Mum and Dad and come and be a wild child!
Meet the Rangers - Fascinating Forestry
Come and meet the Ranger and find out about forestry. Do you ever wonder why we plant trees, how we cut them down and where the timber goes? Join us to go behind the scenes and discover modern forestry at its best!
Meet the Rangers - Wild About Ponies
Come and meet the Ranger- The Iconic New Forest ponies- Why are they here? Why are they important? Join us on this fun, free event to learn get answers to all your questions about the ponies.
Meet the Rangers - Wildlife Discovery
Come and meet the Ranger….and join us on a Wildlife Discovery. Learn about the wonderful wildlife of the New Forest and about the work the Forestry Commission does to help manage the landscape that they live in.
Ramble with a Ranger
To celebrate National Volunteer week join two of the FC’s Volunteer Ranger team for the day to explore the stunning Ashley Walk area of the forest. Discover more about the history of this unique landscape and how it is managed and protected. Join us after the walk for an optional visit to a local pub.
Rock Up and Explore
Bring the family and join a Volunteer Ranger on a short guided walk and learn about the New Forest and what makes it so special.
Rock Up and Explore
Bring the family and join a Volunteer Ranger on a short guided walk and learn about the New Forest and what makes it so special.
Stick Man Trail
Join Stick Man on his quest to the family tree! Pick up an activity pack from the Information Unit, follow the trail and complete fun activities along the way!
The New Forest - A Commoner's View
Enjoy a three hour guided walk with one of the FC’s Volunteer Rangers and learn about Commoning, habitats, deer, history and have a bit of fun with pooh sticks!
Walkies Workshop
Come and join in our dog friendly activities including temptation alley and weave poles, all whilst learning some tips on being a forest friendly dog owner.
Walkies Workshop
Come and join in our dog friendly activities including temptation alley and weave poles, all whilst learning some tips on being a forest friendly dog owner.
Wild Wednesday
Enjoy a date with nature at the Reptile Centre, with fun activities for the whole family. Quiz trail and ‘making’ activities for children. Come and see the ‘live’ bird on the nest and the reptiles and amphibians.

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Last updated: 26th May 2016

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