New Forest camping
If you are looking for New Forest camping and campsites you've come to the right place!
Camping in the Forest has ten stunning campsites in the New Forest, each providing a haven for nature lovers; from blankets of bluebells in the spring, to splendid red and gold foliage that herald the beginning of autumn.
To really appreciate the New Forest’s sights, sounds and smells it’s best to get out and explore. With miles of circular and linear walking routes, and traffic-free cycle tracks, there really is something for everyone.
For camping in Hampshire, the New Forest offers a truly unique experience. A living and working environment, the New Forest is a place where ponies and cattle freely graze the land and help to keep the patchwork of different habitats intact. For things to consider when camping in the New Forest, view our tips and advice page and learn more on how to become a more conscious camper.
Deep in the New Forest, wild deer can be found under canopies of mighty oak and beech trees in scenes that have remained unchanged for over a thousand years. Indeed, in 1079, William the Conqueror named the area a hunting forest and implemented a system to protect and manage the woodland and heaths. This ancient system is still in place today.
Whether you are visiting for a weekend, a short break or longer, step back in time to discover the many picturesque villages in the heart of the New Forest, enjoy beautiful forest walks and uncover the diverse wildlife that call the New Forest home. Find local attractions and what's on nearby, to help plan your holiday before you arrive.
For Hampshire camping holidays, browse the list below to view the wide variety of New Forest campsites available. With Holmsley in Dorset and the remainder in Hampshire offering fantastic forest experiences, you'll be spoilt for choice.
(Please note that premium pitches - with electric hook-up and/or hardstanding - are not available at all campsites in the New Forest).