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Easter Activities in the New Forest 2021

The Easter Holidays coincide with some of the Covid restrictions easing so you may be starting to plan a few Covid safe outings this Easter! We've had a look to see what's reopening in the New Forest this Easter for you to enjoy!


As always at this time please check directly with the venue or location you are visiting for up to date details on their reopening and Covid procedures and make sure you plan your trip in accordance to the current regulations! *Links in bold are affiliate links - we earn a small commission should you click the link and make a booking - this helps us keep the website running*


Beaulieu Grounds and Gardens

A firm New Forest favourite reopening on 29th March is Beaulieu Grounds and Gardens. They have worked hard to produce a guide to all the outdoor areas of interest at Beaulieu and although the indoor museum areas are still closed, weather depending may also bring out some cars from the museum. Little Beaulieu - the fantastic new play area for children will also be open. Tickets must be prebooked.


Avon Tyrrell Easter Trail

Avon Tyrrell near Bransgore are running an Easter Activity Trail for all the family on Sunday 4th April. Activities include Archery, Pioneering, Pond Dipping, Bouldering, Problem Solving, Crafts and more...Prices are £7 per child and accompanying adults are free of charge. To find out more and book click here.


Moors Valley

Next up is Moors Valley. Although Moors Valley has been open throughout for those very close by, with the stay at home rule relaxing more people will able to enjoy a trip. Be aware the car park is running with restricted numbers and is often full by mid morning so plan your trip carefully. You can keep updated on car park closures via their social media. If you are visiting before the 12th April not everything will be open yet and Seasons Kitchen and Coffee Barn are currently operating takeaway only, however, the plays trails, miles of woodland pathways, play areas, bike hire, Go Ape, and golf are all reopening from 29th March.


New Forest Wildlife Park and Longdown Activity Farm

The New Forest Wildlife Park and Longdown Activity Farm are both planning on reopening from the 12th April - check their websites for update information on how to book.


Places to stay

If all goes to plan you will be able to stay in self contained self catering accommodation from the 12th April. If you are still looking for a place to stay that allows easy access to all these New Forest activities - Shorefield Holidays Parks have 3 holiday parks within easy reach of the New Forest. You can currently get 5% off all bookings using our code F958.


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