Events calendar

Throughout the year there are a host of events taking place at New Park Manor and in the surrounding area of the New Forest. Please browse the list of events below or sign up to our newsletter for the very latest updates!

October 2014

25 October - 2 November 2014

Beaulieu Motor Museum a hauntingly good time

If you're looking for something spooky to do this October half-term, look no further than Beaulieu. There will be lots of strange goings-on for you to get involved with.


Beaulieu is supposed to be one of Britain’s most haunted places and ghosts have often been seen and heard in the 13th century Abbey and at Palace House

Come and follow the Halloween quiz trail and take a lucky dip in our mysterious box of delights.
Listen to spooky stories from the costumed guides in Palace House.
Have your face painted as a witch, skeleton or something equally as scary.

It will be quite a spectre-cle!

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25 October - 2 November 2014

Gruffalo Trail – Bolderwood, New Forest

Adventure in the heart of the forest to discover the story of the Gruffalo and the Mouse.
Follow the trail to enter their magical world.


Trail booklets are available from the BolderwoodInformation Unit.

Booking is not required you can just turn up and start the trail between 11am and 3pm.

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31 October 2014

Lepe country park In the dark

A chance to explore the park after dark, looking for signs of nocturnal life a great alternative to Halloween. Finish with hot chocolate and marshmallows around the bonfire.

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31 October 2014

Longdown Activity Farm

A day of spooky stuff to see and do, including pumpkin carving and paper bat making. 

Every child that arrives at the Farm in spooky fancy dress will be allowed entry at a special concessionary rate of £4.50 each (cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer). Meet and hold a barn owl and see lots of creeeepy creatures like rats, snakes, cockroaches and huge snails, courtesy of our friends from The Creature Teachers.

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November 2014

1 November 2014

Fireworks Spectacular at Beaulieu

Be wowed by the explosive and dynamic fireworks display, set to a "Rock Legends" theme. Everyone is invited to get in the spirit of the fancy dress...with prizes going to the best dressed.

Have fun on the Beaulieu Rides & Drives and Old-Time Fairground entertainments including a Big Wheel, Gallopers, a coconut shy and a test your strength hammer bell, all at good value extra charges. Hot food and drinks are available both inside and out, as well as roast chestnuts and candyfloss.

Normal admission rates apply before 3pm and visitors can stay on to watch the Fireworks. For fast track entry buy advance tickets.
3.00 pm - National Motor Museum, Palace House and Gardens, and Beaulieu Abbey will be open, World of Top Gear will close. Ride the Monorail, Wheels pod ride and have fun on the Old-Time Fairground rides (good value extra charge apply to fairground rides and all rides after 3pm).
5.00 pm - Palace House, Abbey and play area will close.
6.30 pm - Wave 105 stage opens with Rick Jackson. Enjoy live music, plus children and adult fancy dress competition, with prizes for the best fancy dress.
7.30 pm - Fireworks set to a 'Rock Legends' theme!
8.00pm - Live music on the Wave 105 stage.
9.30 pm - Event ends.

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8 November

Fireworks at Royal Victoria Country Park Southampton

This years spactular display to music in the beautiful setting of Royal Victoria country park.

There will be refreshments, miniature train rides and mini fun fair also available. Cedar tea rooms will be open until 7.30pm.
Tickets available from 1st October.
Price: In advance: Adult £5, child £3.
On the night: Adult £7, Child £5, Family ticket (2+2) £20
Time: Gates open 6pm. Fireworks 7.30pm

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December 2014

1 December - 28 December

Southampton Christmas Market

Why not take the opportunity to get some Christmas shopping done at Southampton’s extensive festive market.

Southampton christmas market is always a sensational celebration. The sights and lights strike smiles into the spirited shopper, pulling vast crowds from far and wide to experience the symbolic stalls of Santa's shopping.
Visitors can soak up the ambience of the Christmas Market with the aroma of fruity mulled wine and sizzling sausages, whilst seeking out something special from the range of gifts and crafts on offer. There will also be a stage for carol singers and performances by members of the local community.
The market’s location is ideal for those wanting to do a spot of Christmas shopping in the nearby shopping centres West Quay and the Marlands.

The Christmas Market will open at 10am and stay open until 9pm with a big Opening Ceremony from 5pm onwards.

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13 December 2014

Christmas Fun Day at the New Forest Centre

Seasonal fun, crafts and activities as part of Lyndhurst Christmas Fun Day activities.
Enjoy a mince pie and some seasonal punch.

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