New Forest

Tess Daly shows off her amazing £3,000 a night holiday destination – and it's closer than you think

<p>Loading the player...<p><b>Tess Daly</b> has been making fans envious by sharing photos as she relaxes in a hot tub on holiday – and her luxury destination is …

Celebrity (UK)

Gorse fire breaks out in 'tinder dry' New Forest

<b>Firefighters spent the night tackling a gorse fire across more than 85 acres (34 hectares) in the New Forest.</b><p>The blaze, off Rollestone Road in Holbury, Hampshire, started shortly after midnight.<p>Station manager Paul Reddish said: "It lit up the night sky - it was a challenge for the crews to get …

UK National Parks

New Forest Reserve in Victoria's Strzelecki Ranges

On July 14th 2018, Victorian Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, the Hon. Lily D'Ambrosio, and Gunai Traditional Owner Aunty Doris …

Population

The 9 best things to do in the New Forest

1<p>New Forest National Park<p>New Forest National Park<p><b>Where is it?</b> The heart and pretty much the entirety of the New Forest area. <b><br>What is it?</b> Best known …

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Traffic officers called in to corral ponies on the motorway

Watch as officers track two horses on the motorway near Southampton.<p>Traffic officers in Hampshire were called into action earlier this month to …

Roads

Alpacas attacked by dogs 'need more legal protection'

Alpacas and llamas farmed across the UK are increasingly becoming victims to dog attacks.<p>The National Farmers Union say although they are farmed for wool, the animals are not legally listed as livestock and therefore do not receive the same protection as sheep.<p>One alpaca farmer in the New Forest is …

Llamas

May I have this dance deer? Two males look like they are enjoying a waltz as they come together in the New Forest

• <b>The fallow deer were spotted play-fighting as they grazed with four other deer in Hampshire's New Forest</b>• <b><br>They were caught on camera by amateur</b> …

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Art

Chris Packham warns of 'ecological apocalypse' in Britain

He’s currently enjoying a great bounty of nature, from tree-climbing slugs to blackbird-gobbling little owls on this year’s Springwatch, but Chris Packham warns that we are presiding over “an ecological apocalypse” and Britain is increasingly “a green and unpleasant land”.<p>The naturalist and …

Environment

Family stunned as donkey wanders up driveway and gives birth right outside kitchen window

A family were stunned when a donkey wandered up their driveway and gave birth to a foal - right outside their kitchen window.<p>Martin Sampson, 41, of …

UK National Parks

End of the line for New Forest Beach Bus for tourists

<b>A summer tourist bus route serving the Solent coast and New Forest National Park has been withdrawn due to falling passenger numbers.</b><p>Operated by Morebus and supported by the New Forest National Park Authority (NPA), the Beach Bus operated between Hythe, Lepe, Beaulieu and Lymington.<p>The service was …

National Parks

Breathing space: five transport projects that tackle air pollution

From a carpool social network to incentivised car-free travel, our pick of five transport projects that tackle air pollution<p><b>1. Carpool commute –</b> …

Good News

Walks in the New Forest: three magical routes not to miss

• Share on Facebook<br>• Share on Twitter<br>• Share via Email<p>Hale and Woodgreen<p>Length: 3.2 miles<br>Time: 1.5 hours<br>Start/finish: Hatchet Green<br>Grade: Easy<br>Refuel: The Horse & Groom<br>Picnic spot: Bridge over river Avon<p>This lovely, short walk rewards you many times over for exploring the forest on foot. Pootle round the …

Hiking

Walk: Solent Way, Hampshire

<b>The coastline of the New Forest National Park is often overlooked but holds many delights from salt marshes, mudflats and lagoons to the history of</b> …

Country Lifestyle

Walk: Denny Wood, Hampshire

<b>If there’s one thing the New Forest really isn’t, it’s “new.” It was set aside by William the Conquerer as long ago as 1079 as his Nova Foresta, a</b> …

National Parks

Walking (and Cycling) the New Forest

Typical scene from a wet spring day in the New ForestWhen I first stepped off the train platform in Brockenhurst, it was the smell that caught my …

UK National Parks

7 things you need to know about living in Bournemouth

Anyone who relocates to a new place will have a lot of challenges. It’s not just about the jobs that might be available or the schools, but the …

Soccer

New Forest Travel Guide

Tips and tricks for visiting the New Forest in southwestern England – a lovely weekend escape out into the nature with wild ponies, beautiful …

Travel Guides

England's Big Picture: 9 - 15 April

<b>Each day we feature an interesting photograph shared with us from across England.</b><p>Join in and send us your photographs. Find out how to submit your images below.<p>If you are looking for inspiration, view some top tips from three of England's Big Picture photographers.<p>This photograph was taken by …

Daffodils

Win three family tickets to Hampshire's dreamy and eccentric Curious Arts Festival

EMBRACE a slower pace of life in the grounds of Pylewell Park in Hampshire at this year's Curious Arts Festival.<p>We're giving you the opportunity to …

British Humour

Matt LeBlanc’s Top Gear Track-tor Breaks World Speed Record

If you were wondering how fast a tractor can go, then know that in 2015, somewhere in Finland, such an agricultural machine managed to speed by at …

Top Gear

Four perfect, pocket-sized character properties from just £275,000

They may be little, but they’re perfectly formed – Carla Passino picks out four gorgeous little properties on the market.<p><b>Suffolk, £395,000</b><p>The …

Lifestyle (UK)

Met admits police spy’s role in mass release of mink by protesters

Animal rights group infiltrated by undercover officer who took part in raid on New Forest farm<p>Police have apologised after admitting that one of their undercover officers helped to release thousands of mink into the countryside, wreaking havoc in the New Forest.<p>The undercover officer, Christine …

Activism

These 10 National Parks have been voted the most romantic spots in the UK

Inspiration for an escape for two.<p>What could be more romantic than exploring some of the stunning landscapes the UK's National Parks have to offer? According to a recent survey, the Lake District is the dreamiest beauty spot of them all. Beloved for its lakes, woodlands and mountains, the World …

National Parks

Jubilee Camping, Hampshire

Simple tent camping in the farming village of Damerham with easy access to England’s favourite natural playground, the New Forest<p>Despite being a new …

Hiking

Photo Shows Ponies Gathering To ‘Mourn’ A Member Of Their Family

“I felt heartbroken.”<p>Seeing the dead pony on the side of the road was upsetting enough. But to Sarah Simmons, the woman who made the sad discovery, …

Animals

10 reasons why your family must visit New Forest this year

With 193,000 acres of forest and heathland filled with free-roaming ponies, donkeys, sheep and pigs, The New Forest National Park offers a uniquely family-friendly holiday.<p>Add over 140 miles of easy off-road tracks to cycle, roads with low speed limits, museums, farm shops and gardens, and you’ve …

Peppa Pig

Mollie King and AJ Pritchard fuel dating rumours with sexy pics

Mollie King and AJ Pritchard competed in the most recent series of Strictly Come Dancing [BBC1]<p>The 23 year old professional dancer grew close to the …

Mollie King

Last-Minute Foodie Hotel Deals in England

Find the best last-minute foodie hotel breaks in England across popular locations in London, the Cotswolds and Yorkshire. Indulge in fine dining in some of the most exclusive gastronomic hotels that England has to offer, including restaurant which hold Michelin stars or AA Rosettes.<p>The Goring, …

Hotels

Last-minute romantic hotel deals in England

Browse through The Telegraph Travel's best last-minute romantic hotel escapes in England across popular destinations such as Shakespeare's Stratford-upon-Avon, the Cornish coastline and the rolling hills of the Lake District. Come and stay in some of the most romantic hotels that England has to …

England