The New Forest National Park is a haven of activity, making it the perfect place for you to escape. Whether you fancy a stroll around some of the historic villages, or more hands on activities such as archery and boat trips, you'll find the perfect activity to keep you busy. With so much to do, you'll be amazed at what you discover in this area of pure natural beauty.
Our Concierge team here at the Montagu Arms Hotel have recommended some of the top attractions to visit during your stay in the New Forest.
For further information or for help planning your activities, please contact our Reservations Team on 01590 624467.
The village of Beaulieu is home to many fabulous attractions. Take some time out to visit the Motor Museum and the Bond in Motion Exhibition - giving you access to a large selection of vehicles which have been used in Bond films. Explore the Palace and its' gardens, or visit the Beaulieu Abbey to learn about the lifestyle of the Cistercian monks who founded the Abbey in 1204.
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Located in the village of Exbury, just to the east of Beaulieu, discover the spectacular 200 acre site, world-famous for the Rothschild Collection of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias and rare trees and shrubs. It is an earthly paradise offering a riot of colour in spring, an oasis of tranquility in summer and a splendid show with the changing leaves in the autumn. Escape the cares of the world as you explore a myriad of pathways by foot, or hop on the train or a chauffeur driven buggy for a 20 minute tour of the Gardens.
Deer are extremely elusive creatures so spottig them isn't always easy, but at Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary there is a purpose built viewing platform overlooking a large meadow area where a herd of fallow deer regularly gather - a truly magical sight!
While the deer sanctuary is the main attraction at Bolderwood, there are also graded walks and a large picnic area amongst the tall trees
On the banks of the Beaulieu River, discover the importance of Bucklers Hard and the role it played in British shipbuilding history. Explore the Maritime Museum, take to the water on a soothing 30 minute River Cruise and have refreshments in the Captain's Cabin Tea Room, sampling Beaulieu Apple Juice made with apples from the Apple Orchard located at Bucklers Hard.
Located at Bucklers Hard, partake in a 90 minute traditional archery session.Practice this 10,000 year old sport with the help of a qualified instructor, take your aim and shoot. Archery at Bucklers Hard makes for the perfect group activity and is available for both adults and children (8-16 years).
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