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Things to do in the New Forest image
Things to do in the New Forest image

Things to do in the New Forest

Explore the stunning New Forest local area.

Local attractions near Sandy Balls

The New Forest National Park is undoubtedly one of the UK’s most beautiful and unique regions for outdoor activities. It’s an area celebrated for its biodiversity and untouched landscapes, making it the perfect place to visit if you love the great outdoors.

Alongside the natural scenery, there’s a whole host of places to visit in the New Forest, with New Forest attractions including everything from theme parks to zoos, art galleries and beaches.

Places to visit

25 minute drive

Peppa Pig World

Part of Paulton’s Park, one of the UK’s favourite family theme parks.

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

5 minute drive

New Forest Water Park

An exciting water sports centre offering wakeboarding and inflatable play over a natural lake.

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

13 minute drive

Ringwood Brewery

A local institution, sample the collection of beers and see how each gets made.

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

19 minute drive

Go Ape Moors Valley

A high-adrenaline tree-tops assault course, with separate routes for different ages and abilities.

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

19 minute drive

Moors Valley Country Park

A country park with gardens, cycling routes and a tree-top assault course.

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

50 minute drive

Hurst Castle

A beautifully set fortress off the Hampshire Coast.

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

21 minute drive

Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary

A viewing area deep in the new Forest, where these incredible creatures are known to gather.

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

26 minute drive

New Forest Wildlife Park

A small zoo that helps conserve some of Britain and Europe’s most endangered native species.

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

27 minute drive

New Forest Reptile Centre

A small animal park that’s home to every species of reptile native to the British Isles.

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

30 minute drive

Adventure Wonderland

A small family theme park with rides and indoor play.

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

30 minute drive
31 minute drive

Highcliffe Castle

A centuries old estate perched above the Dorset coast.

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

35 minute drive

Longdown Activity Farm

A family-friendly farmyard with animals and daily activities, such as feeding.

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

39 minute drive

Exbury Gardens

A beautiful maintained garden, country home and miniature railway.

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

40 minute drive

Beaulieu

Part of the famous Beaulieu Estate, explore over 280 iconic models and historically significant vehicles.

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

40 minute drive
43 minute drive

Lepe's Beach

One of the region’s most revered sandy stretches, with a state-of-the-art café and viewing area.

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

45 minute drive

Buckler's Hard

A charming maritime museum set on the banks of the Beaulieu River.

For opening dates and further information, please visit the attraction's website.

Where to stay in the New Forest

After your incredible New Forest days out, you’ll want an equally exciting and beautifully-set base to unwind in. Sandy Balls Holiday Village sits among the woodland pines and offers even more activities to enhance your holiday, such as swimming and cycling. When night comes, you can all cosy up in one of our cabin-style lodges and caravans, with only the sound of the forest to soothe you to sleep.

  

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