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New Forest walking and cycling maps


The New Forest is not in fact new or a forest at all. Instead it is a term used to describe the patchwork of ancient woodland and open heathland west of the Solent which once served the kings and queens of England as royal hunting ground. Criss-crossed with miles of footpaths and waymarked ways, studded with stocky New Forest ponies and punctuated with peaceful market towns and picturesque villages, it is the perfect place to forget the car for the day and explore the gentle countryside on foot or by bike.

Our walking and cycle maps take in many of the most scenic spots, including some of the forest's best heritage attractions, whilst A Day Out in the New Forest is the ideal companion for visitors wishing to find out more about the history of this beautiful national park.


New Forest by Bike

New Forest by Bike

Cycle Map
ISBN 978 1 85215 1850
Scale: 1: 40,000
Sheet size: 420mm x 594mm
Published: 2015
£3.50

This revised edition of our popular cycle map of the New Forest covers the whole of the New Forest area from Ringwood in the west to Beaulieu in the east and from Godshill and Fritham in the north to Lymington in the south.

Produced at a scale of 1: 40,000 using Ordnance Survey cartography under licence, the map is overlaid with 22 clearly marked colour-coded cycle routes researched and recommended by two of the area’s largest cycle hire operators - Cyclexperience in Brockenhurst and Forest Leisure Cycling in Burley as well as several routes recommended by Sandy Balls Cycle Centre in Godshill. Together they take in the best of what the New Forest has to offer, from ancient woodland and managed forestry inclosures to riverside rides and wild heathland carpeted with gorse and heather.

The vast majority of the routes follow enclosed forest trails or quiet country lanes through villages and hamlets, and are suitable for families as well as those looking for a longer, more challenging ride. For each route a brief overview is supplied which includes the length of the route and route highlights. In addition to the road network and the marked routes, the entire network of cycle paths and bridlepaths are also shown enabling cyclists to join together sections of routes or devise their own routes should they wish to do so. The map additionally shows cycle path markers, tourist attractions, viewpoints, picnic sites and WCs as well as the locations and names of campsites and pubs throughout the area.

Printed on tough water and tear resistant paper. Click here for an overview of the map.


New Forest Walks, Sandy Balls, Godshill

NEW FOREST WALKS starting from SANDY BALLS, GODSHILL

Walking Map
ISBN 978 1 85215 0594
Sheet size: 380mm x 514mm
Published: 2015
£2.50

Seven colour-coded circular walks from 2½ - 10½ miles (4 - 17km) emanating from Sandy Balls Holiday Centre, Godshill.
Includes walks taking in Fordingbridge and the water meadows of the river Avon, the panoramic views from Hampton Ridge, Gosdhill Pottery, Frankenbury Hill Fort and Breamore House.

The map also gives the opportunity to extend the walks to take in some fascinating reminders of the area's wartime history in nearby Ashley Walk which famously became the site of bombing experiments during World War II, including test drops of the Barnes Wallis earthquake bomb.

Based on Ordnance Survey
mapping with permission of HMSO.
Crown copyright (MC100020020)

Printed on tough water and tear resistant paper. Click here for an overview of the map. Map side Text side

 


Lyndhurst to Lymington

LYNDHURST to LYMINGTON

Walking Map
ISBN 978 1 85215 0464
Sheet size: 380mm x 514mm
£1.99

Six routes for walkers from 4 - 7½ miles (6.7 - 12km). Includes routes around Brockenhurst, Lyndhurst, Ashurst, Beaulieu, Exbury and Lymington. Republished 2011.
Includes French and German translations.

Based on Ordnance Survey
mapping with permission of HMSO.
Crown copyright (MC100020020)


New Forest walks

LYMINGTON to RINGWOOD

Walking Map
ISBN 978 1 85215 0587
Sheet size: 380mm x 514mm
£1.99

Six routes for walkers from 2 - 7 miles (3.2 - 11.2km). Includes routes around Brockenhurst, Burley, Sway, Ringwood and Christchurch.
Includes French and German translations.

Based on Ordnance Survey
mapping with permission of HMSO.
Crown copyright (MC100020020)


Fordingbridge Map

LYNDHURST and FORDINGBRIDGE

Walking Map
ISBN 978 1 85215 0457
Sheet size: 380mm x 514mm
£1.99

Six routes for walkers from 3 - 8½ miles (5.5 - 13km). Includes routes around Breamore, Woodgreen, Fritham, Fordingbridge, Upper Canterton, Minstead and Lyndhurst.
Includes French and German translations.

Based on Ordnance Survey
mapping with permission of HMSO.
Crown copyright (MC100020020)

 


A Day Out in the New Forest

A Day Out in the New Forest

Terry Palmer
ISBN 978 1 85215 0730
£2.25

The New Forest is old, and so it is full of history. Here is where a king was killed, where fighting ships of long ago were crafted, and where an ancient court of law still survives.

There is more modern history too. See the grave of Alice in Wonderland, a priory that gave its masonry to build castles and the holders of land-speed records but also find the oldest oak, the ponies and deer and the eternal peace of the forest.


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