The New Forest and surrounding area offers visitors to Ashurst 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.
Our campsite is within close proximity of Lyndhurst and Brokenhurst, where you can find plenty of great pubs with play parks to keep the little ones entertained.
If you're looking for some seaside fun, Lymington is a beautiful Georgian market town surrounded by nature with a weekly Saturday market.
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. Tower Park Entertainment Centre, Poole
Enjoy a fantastic family day out with Longdown Activity Farm and meet a variety of farm animals, from ducks to ponies.
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
Ranger Activities 2016
Our Forest Ranger Activities are back for 2016, and they're better than ever. You can take part in these wonderful family events at four of our New Forest sites.
Tel: 01590 646682
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 2016
Meet at 10am in Reception (1 hour session). All ages welcome.
Saturday 6th August, 20th August & 3rd September
Family Activity Drop in Sessions
Fun for all the family. Activities include: Bug hunting, Whose Poo? Scavenger Hunt, Sensory exploration, nature crafts and much more! Held from 4 - 7pm from Thursday 28th July to Sunday 4th September 2016. Every Thursday 4 - 7pm
For Rainy Days
The perfect place for the whole family. With a wide range of indoor activities entertainment facilities.
Address: Tower Park, Dorset, BH12 4NY
Tel: 01202 722 917