New Forest Ukulele Festival

new forest ukulele festival

16th May at New Milton Memorial Centre, Whitefield Rd, New Milton BH25 6DE

New Forest Ukulele Festival. This will be the third Ukulele Festival Back by popular demand, Ukulele groups from Pompey to Frome up to Winchester will be performing, including local ukulele bands.



Smoked & Uncut Festival At The Pig

smoked and uncut at the pig

19th June at The Pig in Brockenhurst in The New Forest

From humble beginnings, Smoked & Uncut at THE PIG has grown up from acoustic Sunday sessions in the bar to a buzzing celebration of food and music!

Nestled in the heart of the ancient New Forest, chill out under the trees and soak in the sounds of the summer whilst sipping on your favourite tipple…or two.

Headlining THE PIG in 2019 were The Vaccines and Samm Henshaw.



Smoked & Uncut Festival At Lime Wood

smoked and uncut at limewood

25th July at Lime Wood Hotel in the New Forest

While away a lazy sunshine-soaked Saturday in the countryside surrounding Lime Wood, this is an open-air party for everyone! The long days of July lend themselves perfectly to al fresco feasting, day-long drinking and sleeping under the stars.

Headlining Lime Wood in 2019 were Sister Sledge and The Wailers.

Glamping is available at Lime Wood, where you can have your very own bell-tent for two for the weekend and a feast with Chef Angela Hartnett!



Lymington Seafood Festival 2020

lymington seafood festival

8th – 9th August – Lymington

We look forward to welcoming you to Lymington Seafood Festival in August 2020! We’ve scoured the New Forest and south coast for some of the most exciting and innovative artisan food and drink producers who’ll be cooking up fishy delicacies from around the world across the weekend.

The Festival will also host some great bands and artists to get those flip-flops tapping and you’ll be able to quench your thirst with craft beers thanks to our main sponsor Ringwood Brewery, sip award winning English sparkling wines from Exton Park or relax with a gin and tonic from Conker Spirit.

New Forest And Hampshire County Show

new forest county show

28th – 30th July at The Showground, Clay Hill, Brockenhurst SO42 7QH

The New Forest & Hampshire County Show is an annual three day agricultural Show held at the end of July, attracting around 95,000 visitors over the duration. In 2020 the show is being held on 28th, 29th and 30th July. Show jumping is a major feature with international classes held throughout the three days. A full range of equestrian classes also feature, as well as livestock competitions including cattle and sheep, plus a poultry section, rabbits, cage birds, and honey bees.

Wander around the fantastic tradestands, where you can pick up treats for your dogs, brilliant equipment for your horses, clothes & accessories, homeware and some of our delicious local food and drink!

New Forest Marathon, Half Marathon 10k & 5k

new forest marathon

14th September – Start and Fnish at New Park Showground, Brockenhurst

Six race options for 2020: Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k , 5k, Junior 1k, Junior 200m and a Woodland Walk.

The New Forest is one of the most beautiful locations in the UK. We are excited about sharing this with you. Extensive planning and testing has gone into the routes to offer a true New Forest experience.

All routes will start and finish from New Park Showground, Brockenhurst and wind through the heart of the New Forest National Park. The multi-terrain courses offer some of the most scenic running experiences in the country, with a blend of forest enclosures, open roads, far reaching views and of course, the famous New Forest ponies.

Dogstival 2020 Pylewell Park New Forest

dos festival new forest

16th May at Pylewell House

Festival for Dogs and Dog Lovers in the Heart of the New Forest

With a stunning venue at Pylewell Park with open fields, exciting woodlands to explore and even its own beach!
We’ve got some of the best food & drink producers from across the Forest, throw in a vintage fun fair and some great live music and you have the recipe for an amazing day out for you and your dog.

New Forest Spring Sportive & Cycling Festival

new forest cycling festival

April 18th, 2020 at Somerley House

Discover the beauty of spring in the New Forest. Starting from the grounds of the splendid Somerley House estate, The New Forest Spring Sportive offers three stunning Hampshire routes, catering for all abilities of cyclist. Whilst the short route is perfect for those new to cycling sportives, the epic and standard routes offer the more experienced rider a great early season challenge.

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