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Tourism and Travel

Tourism and Travel The New Forest is enjoyed by millions of people every year, the majority of visits (13.5 million) are by day trip visitors, including those who live within the forest.

Almost 1 million visits include an overnight stay (3 million nights) and the majority of those are by UK residents.  Tourism creates over 7980 jobs in the forest and generates nearly £400 million in tourism expenditure.  The quality of life in the forest is the primary reason for visits and people come to enjoy the clean air, recreation and tranquillity.

If you need advice on accommodation, events or attractions, the New Forest Visitor Information Centre is located in the main car park in Lyndhurst and provides a service to visitors and local people.

Please visit:  The New Forest Visitor website 

Other useful links:

New Forest Accommodation Guides
Visiting the New Forest

The New Forest - See and Do


Updated: 1 Sep 2015
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