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The New Forest is an area of southern England which includes one of the largest remaining tracts of unenclosed pasture land, heathland and forest in the heavily populated south east of England. It covers south-west Hampshire and extends into south-east Wiltshire and towards east Dorset.
Among the towns and villages lying in or adjacent to the forest are Lyndhurst, Abbotswell, Hythe, Totton, Blissford, Sway, Burley, Brockenhurst, Fordingbridge, Frogham, Hyde, Stuckton, Ringwood, Beaulieu, Bransgore, Lymington and New Milton. It is bounded to the west by Bournemouth and Christchurch, and to the east by the city of Southampton
The New Forest is drained to the south by three rivers, Lymington River, Beaulieu River and Avon Water, and to the west by the Latchmore Brook, Dockens Water, Linford Brook and other streams
The closest airport to New Forest is Southampton.
Famous People from New Forest
William Arnold Bromfield (Botanist), Steff Gaulter (Weather Forcaster), Clifford Hall (Cricketer), Ralph Hollins (Naturalist)
The New Forest was created as a royal forest by William I in about 1079 for the royal hunt, mainly of deer. As of 2005, roughly 90% of the New Forest is still owned by the Crown. The Crown lands have been managed by the Forestry Commission since 1923 and most of the Crown lands now fall inside the new National Park. The New Forest was proposed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in June 1999, and it became a National Park in 2005.
Blackwater Arboretum, Exbury Gardens, New Forest Museum & Visitor Centre Lyndhurst, New Forest Wildlife Park and New Forest Reptile Centre.