Refresh your body, mind and spirit with a walk in the forest.

Whether it’s the Ancient and Ornamental woodlands, with their magnificent oaks and beeches; or the beautiful heathland with far reaching views of plantations, mires and valleys beyond; there will be a walk for you to enjoy.

From the Cottage

Forest View walks from the cottage

The easiest walk from Forest View cottage 4km or use this walk to wander into Lyndhurst village the scenic route ( 2km) Forest View cottage is number 2. On this route

http://www.newforestexplorersguide.co.uk/walks/lyndhurst/rushpole-wood-shorter-walk-page-2.html

A 3.5km walk along forest bridleways, passing through local hamlets Forest View cottage is number 2. On this route, The Oak at Bank is a lovely pub for lunch, just off this route or The New Forest Inn at Emery Down or the White Swan at Swan Green.

http://www.newforestexplorersguide.co.uk/walks/lyndhurst/pikes-hill-shorter-walk-page-2.html

Pushchair walk 5.6km across forest heathland.

https://babyroutes.co.uk/walking-routes/forest-hampshire-walks/lyndhurst-heath-forest-circular-walk/

A longer walk, approx. 8.5 km. Pass through local hamlets, ancient woodland, forest bridleways, Bolderwood deer sanctuary and the New Forest Reptile Centre. The New Forest Inn at Emery Down or the White Swan at Swan Green are good places for lunch! Forest View cottage is number 2. On this route .

http://www.newforestexplorersguide.co.uk/walks/lyndhurst/pikes-hill-page-2.html

The Foresters Lodge walks from the cottage

Nearby

Forest View walks nearby

The New Forest Reptile Centre

https://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/EnglandHampshireNoForestNewForestNewForestReptileCentreReptileCentreTrail

Blackwater Arboretum

1km a short walk from Blackwater car park houses a beautiful collection of trees from many countries.

https://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/EnglandHampshireNoForestNewForestBlackwaterArboretumSensoryTrail

Blackwater Arboretum

A 2.5km stroll under majestic conifers planted in 1859 when it was the vogue to grow exotic trees.

https://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/EnglandHampshireNoForestNewForestBlackwaterTallTreesTrail

Knightwood Oak

A short walk from Knightwood Oak car park, a gravel track (suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs) leads to the largest and perhaps the most famous oak tree in the New Forest.

https://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/EnglandHampshireNoForestNewForestKnightwoodOakKnightwoodOakStroll

Bolderwood

A short stroll from Bolderwood car park  leads you to a deer viewing platform overlooking fields where wild herds of fallow deer are regularly seen.

https://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/EnglandHampshireNoForestNewForestBolderwoodDeerWatchTrail

Bolderwood

A 3.5km walk starting from Bolderwood car park this is a exploring a range of woodland types both ancient and modern.

https://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/EnglandHampshireNoForestNewForestBolderwoodRadnorTrail

For led walks check out the New Forest walking festival

http://www.newforestnpa.gov.uk/info/20175/walking_festival

The Foresters Lodge walks nearby

Fritham

7km walk through 3 different forest inclosure and across open heathland. The Royal Oak at Fritham is a great place for lunch.

http://www.new-forest-national-park.com/fritham-walk.html

Milkham

4km walk through pine woodland and forest heathland, the Red Shoot pub is a super place to stop for lunch.

http://www.new-forest-national-park.com/milkham-inclosure-walk.html

Blackwater Arboretum

A 2.5km stroll under majestic conifers planted in 1859 when it was the vogue to grow exotic trees.

https://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/EnglandHampshireNoForestNewForestBlackwaterTallTreesTrail

Bolderwood

A 3.5km walk starting from Bolderwood car park this is a exploring a range of woodland types both ancient and modern.

https://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/EnglandHampshireNoForestNewForestBolderwoodRadnorTrail

Northern adventure

24km walk across forest heathland and through beautiful ancient woodland. Visit The Royal Oak at Fritham for lunch or Fighting Cocks at Godshill for refreshments.

https://www.thenewforest.co.uk/things-to-do/north-taste-trail-p790051

For led walks check out the New Forest walking festival

http://www.newforestnpa.gov.uk/info/20175/walking_festival

Forest View Cottages

A haven of peace, tranquility and adventure in the South of England. Discover what makes the New Forest such a magical place to visit. Please contact us about our beautiful New Forest Cottages - we are always happy to answer any questions you may have - or give advice about the wonderful New Forest setting they are located in.