Forestry Commission logo

Explore Wilverley Plain Car Park and Barbecue Site
(Average user rating: unrated unrated)

During World War II, Wilverley Pain was ploughed Car park at Wilverley Plain, New Forest FDand sown with much needed crops.

Today, this extensive grassy lawn offers valuable grazing for ponies as well as providing an ideal area for picnicing or playing games.

There is also easy access into the adjoining woodland and it's waymarked trails.

Click the link below to find out more about the waymarked trail from this car park

Wilverley Wander Trail.

This is a longer more informal trail which winds through this diverse and working woodland of Wilverley Inclosure. 


If you are interested in booking the barbecue site at Wilverley, please click on the link above for further information.

We are unable to accept bookings or enquiries for bookings left in the comments section below. Advance booking is vital, as the sites book up very early in the year for the summer months. Email: or phone 0300 067 4601 to check availability or make a booking.

Please tell us about your visit

Please email us at if you have an enquiry, a complaint or would like a personal reply to your comments.

Email addresses will not be shown

Last updated: 20th July 2018

Help us take care of your forest

What's Here?

  • Barbeque
  • Picnic
  • Walking
  • This is a longer more informal trail which winds through this diverse and working woodland.
  • Toliets
  • Toilets are located between the two car parks, near the road.
More about what's here


OS Grid ref: SU 254 010

Get directions


General Enquiries

0300 067 4601

PDF Downloads

Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification certifiedForest Stewardship Council certified

England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.