New Forest National Park

New Forest National Park

  United Kingdom National Parks

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Park Details

New Forest National Park was established in 2005, and has a total area of 143,260 acres (224 square miles, or 580 square kilometers).

Address Lyndhurst, England,
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When to Visit: Weather vs. Peak Visitation

We crunched 30 years of historical weather and/or park service data to find the best months to visit New Forest National Park. We looked for the optimal temperatures, the least amount of snow and rain, and stayed away from peak visitation months if we could help it. All this data then helped us paint a picture as to what the absolute best time to visit New Forest National Park is.

Our data shows the best months to visit New Forest National Park are May, June, July & August.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Park Visitsdata unavailable
Precipitation745450575146495146807375
Avg Temp474752576368727267605247
Max Temp535561687680838378706055
Avg Temp373638394449535350464137
Min Temp252426253036414238332824
Temperature values in °F; Precipitation in Inches

New Forest National Park Road Trips

Many family vacations consist of stringing one or more national parks together during a week-long trip. Creating these types of trips is our specialty! Here are the road trips we've created where New Forest National Park is visited.

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Other Nearby National Park Sites

From national monuments, to historic sites to seashores and more, here are the other parks closest to New Forest National Park.

NameDistance
South Downs National Park66 km
Exmoor National Park141 km
Dartmoor National Park161 km
Brecon Beacons National Park168 km
Pembrokeshire Coast National Park262 km
Peak District National Park272 km
Snowdonia National Park288 km
The Broads National Park295 km
Yorkshire Dales National Park369 km
North York Moors National Park394 km

Nearest Ski Resorts

For those of you who are the diehard outdoors type, visiting a national park on a ski trip can be quite the adventure. Here are the ski resorts within 100 miles of New Forest National Park:

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Nearest Airports

When visiting a National park, many people are faced with either a very long drive across country, or a much shorter flight. For those of you looking to fly into New Forest National Park, we've listed the closest airports in the area.

Large Airports

A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airports to New Forest National Park.

NameCodeCityDistance
London Heathrow AirportLHRLondon, 106 km
London Gatwick AirportLGWLondon, 107 km
London Luton AirportLTNLondon, 141 km
London Stansted AirportSTNLondon, 172 km
Birmingham International AirportBHXBirmingham, 174 km
Manchester AirportMANManchester, 276 km
Belfast International AirportBFSBelfast, 518 km
Medium Airports

A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airports to New Forest National Park.

NameCodeCityDistance
Bournemouth AirportBOHBournemouth, 18 km
Southampton AirportSOUSouthampton, 22 km
Bristol AirportBRSBristol, 92 km
Exeter International AirportEXTExeter, 124 km
Cardiff International AirportCWLCardiff, 130 km
London City AirportLCYLondon, 138 km
Southend AirportSENLondon, 181 km

Credits: Campground data provided by USCampgrounds.info. Map shapes from CartographyVectors. Weather data from NOAA. Airport data from OurAirports.com. Images from Unsplash, Flickr and Parks&Trips. All data has also been updated and augmented by Parks&Trips.