The New Forest and surrounding area offers visitors to Aldridge Hill campsite a whole range of fun activities and family days out to enjoy. You can go horse riding and cycling in the forest or head a little further afield to one of the area’s many attractions or simply sample some of the local food and drink on offer in one of the area’s many tea rooms, pubs and restaurants.
With the forest in such close proximity, you’ll never be short of things to do. Here are a few ideas to get you started.
The Huntsman Restaurant, Brokenhurst
A 13th century coaching inn full of character, charm, drink and food. A perfect countryside treat after your busy day in the forest.
Address: Brockenhurst, SO42 7RH
Tel: 01590 622 225
Forest Leisure Cycling
Cycle hire from Forest Leisure Cycling, in Burley, the perfect base for easy access to the New Forest Trails, with rides and bikes for all ages!
Open 7 days a week.
Tel: 01425 403584
Trax Bike Hire
One of the best ways to see the New Forest is by bike. Take a look at Trax Bike Hire now for your New Forest holiday. Trax offer wide choice of bike to suit all age ranges and abilities.
Tel: 01425 618562
Paultons Family Theme Park, Home of Peppa Pig World
Perfect for families, Paultons Family Theme park is a great day out. Paultons Park is host to more than 60 additional rides and attractions.
Address: Paultons Park, Romsey, Hampshire SO51 6AL
Tel: 023 8081 4442
The New Forest Activity Centre
Try some exciting outdoor activities such as archery, bushcraft or family combat games, or take part in a full day of adventure.
Address: The Old Forge, Beaulieu, Brockenhurst, Hampshire SO42 7YA
Tel: 01590 612377
The Three Tuns Inn, Bransgore
A cosy retreat in the heart of the New Forest, with a log fire for the winter and a beautiful terrace.
Address: Bransgore, BH23 8JH
Ringwood Brewery, Ringwood
Take a tour around Ringwood Brewery and try their four locally brewed Best Bitter and Fortyniner ales.
Address: Ringwood, BH24 3AP
Tel: 01425 470303
Forest Ranger Activities
Family Activity Drop in Session
Meet at 10am in Reception (1 hour session). All ages welcome.
Friday 5th August, 19th August & 2nd September
For Rainy Days
Beaulieu National Motor Museum
Something for everyone from top gear fans to kids bursting with energy!
Address: Beaulieu, SO42 7ZN
Tel: 01590 612345
New Forest Cider, Burley
Discover how the local beverage is made and take the opportunity to sample the goods.
Address: Pound Lane, Burley, Hampshire, BH24 4ED
Tel: 01425 403589
Liberty’s Owl, Raptor and Reptile Centre, Ringwood
Birds Of Prey, Reptiles and Conservation are the focus at Liberty’s and with an indoor flying arena for demonstrations this is a great option for drizzly days.
Address: Crow Lane, BH24 3EA
Tel: 01425 476487
Lymington Health and Leisure
Here you’ll find fantastic indoor facilities for the whole family from swimming pools to beauty treatments.
Address : North Street, Pennington, Lymington, SO41 8FZ
Tel: 023 8028 5531