Nestled between Southampton, Bournemouth and Salisbury on the south coast of England, the New Forest National Park
is a haven for cyclists, horse riders, nature lovers and walkers with glorious coastline a stone's throw from the Isle of Wight. Beaulieu is home to the ruined Beaulieu Abbey and the Montagu family's Palace House, the latter houses the world famous National Motor Museum.
A visit to the New Forest Reptile Centre at Lyndhurst is a must Here native snakes and lizards like sand lizard, smooth snake and the poisonous adder, which can be difficult to see in the wild as they are so secretive and rare in Britain, can be viewed in outdoor pens. Lymington is a Georgian market town between Bournemouth and Southampton abutting The Solent. A famous and exclusive yachting centre too with a marina and port and exclusive boutique shops. Finally, Paultons Family Theme Park on the north east edge of the New Forest is home to Peppa Pig is a 'must do' for under 5s!