Useful Links

New Forest National Park : About the New Forest National Park, its history, what it means for you and the latest news.

The New Forest Pony Breeding and Cattle Society : Absolutely everything to know about the New Forest ponies that roam around. There are some great pony pics here, look out for the action packed drifts ones.

New Forest Verderers : Information on the activities of the Verderers' Court, established in the late 19th Century to share in the management of an active working forest in South West Hampshire

The New Forest : The history and scenery of The New Forest. A comprehensive look at the New Forest, lovely photos, maps and lots of information.

Southampton University Geodata : A brief and general overview of the Forest and its flora and fauna.

Google Maps : Hours of fun. This link leads to a map of Brockenhurst. Type 'Waterley' into the Google Maps search box and it shows the location of Waterley. Click on the marker and then on the Street View link under the photo, now take a virtual stroll around to get to know the area. Amazing.

Children of the New Forest : Read about the New Forest of olden times. A free e-book from the fabulous Gutenberg project which aims to make available on-line all out of copyright books - Children of the New Forest by Captain Frederick Marryat.

Brockenhurst Parish Council. Keep up with the grass roots democratically elected local opinion.

Parish of Brockenhurst - St Nicholas' with St Saviour's : Church of England service times and News with a letter from the Vicar. Plus an informative history of the churches - St Nicholas' is mentioned in the Doomsday Book and is the oldest church in the New Forest which is well worth a visit - see if you can find the grave of Brusher Mills, a local Victorian character and snake catcher!

Things to do, places to see

Beaulieu : Something for everyone. Get the low down on the National Motor Museum, Palace House and Gardens and Beaulieu Abbey. You can come back for FREE if you don't have time to view everything - ask for further details about this scheme when you arrive.

Bucklers Hard : Picturesque 18th century village on the banks of the Beaulieu River

Exbury Gardens : 200 acres of fab. gardens specializing in rhododendrons, azaleas and camellias with its own steam railway!

Cycle Experience : Hire your bikes on line, get them delivered to your door!

Hurst Castle : Take a ferry trip from Keyhaven to Henry VIII's Hurst Castle.