Hoburne Naish

Residents warn of dangerous detour as holiday park to shut beach path

THE owners of Hoburne Naish holiday park at Barton have been criticised over plans to stop public access to a path which local residents use to reach the beach. For over 50 years people have...
Paultons Park

Paultons Park tops the table for fourth year running, says TripAdvisor

PAULTONS PARK has been named the UK’s number one amusement park by TripAdvisor for the fourth year running. The facility in Ower, which is home to the hugely popular Peppa Pig World, also retained its...

New multi-million-pound Storm Chaser rollercoaster coming to Paultons Park

BOSSES at Paultons Park in Ower have revealed details of a multi-million-pound Americana-themed attraction due to open in May 2020. The four-acre Tornado Springs attraction will feature eight themed rides, two playgrounds, food outlets and...
Sandy balls

£10m revamp launched at New Forest tourism’s ‘jewel in the crown’

PART of a £10m overhaul at one of the New Forest’s most popular tourist destinations was launched by its new owner with an ambition of challenging what holiday parks are all about. The opening of...
Go New Forest

It’s closer than you think… New Forest promo film launches to tempt the tourists

 AS New Forest businesses gear up for one of the busiest visitor weekends of the year, an online video created by an award-winning local director is being launched today (Thursday) to tempt in the...
Avon beach

Three local beaches named among best seaside spots in the country

THREE beaches in Christchurch and Highcliffe have been awarded Seaside Awards in the annual Keep Britain Tidy accolades for the best spots on the UK coastline. Friar’s Cliff, Avon and Highcliffe were all recognised for...
Ice cream vans

Rival frozen out as cold war whipped up between ice cream sellers

A POPULAR Milford beauty spot was at the centre of a cold war after rival ice cream traders went head to head on a sunny afternoon. Despite operating her ice cream business at New Lane...

Motorbike legend Sammy Miller gets green light for museum expansion

MOTORBIKE legend Sammy Miller has won permission at the second attempt to expand his museum near New Milton. The former champion racer was refused permission last year by New Forest District Council for a two-storey...

Highcliffe Castle cook up some future history with time capsule concealed in oven

A HISTORIC 19th century oven was used to hide away a time capsule at Highcliffe Castle in celebration of the imminent completion of its east wing restoration. Inside the capsule is some castle memorabilia, a...
Lyndhurst traffic

New Forest alarm at ‘huge impact’ of 15-million national park visits

MORE than 15-million recreational visits are being made to the New Forest National Park a year, according to research published ahead of plans for tighter control of activity in the area. The estimated number of...
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