Events

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!

With the children having time off from school over Easter you might be thinking of ways to keep them entertained. At New Park Manor and in The New Forest there is an array of Easter themed activities for you and the whole family to enjoy. On Easter Sunday we are having an Easter Egg hunt for all the families and an Easter Bonnet Competition, the ladies in the Den will help all our little ones create their hats.

April 2015

3 - 21 April

Beaulieu Easter Activities

If you are looking for a great day out then why not visit Beaulieu Motor Museum who are holding an Easter Egg-stravaganza between the 3rd and 21st of April.

To celebrate the opening of  two new exhibitions Grand Prix Greats and Road, Race and Rally young visitors to Beaulieu can climb in the cockpit this Easter and try their hand at motor racing. Challenge your family on the giant Scalextric track. See if you can get to the top of the leader board for your chance to win a fantastic prize! Or create your own F1 balloon car and see how far and fast you can race it.

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3 - 6 April

Easter at Exbury Gardens

Easter is a wonderful time at Exbury, with pretty primroses and nodding daffodils, award-winning camellias in flower and cherries and magnolias in full blossom. The Five Arrows Gallery will be open with a stunning display of Exbury's own Lachenallia collection.

There are surprises in store on the Railway – who will spot the Easter Bunnies hiding in the woods? Look out for Exbury's woodland animals who will be putting on their Easter bonnets!

Follow the Easter Trail around the Gardens and pop to Mr Eddy's Tea Rooms for refreshment and to enter a colouring competition.

Little ones will love our Play Area and older visitors are sure to enjoy the Trehane Collection of camellias in the nearby Gilbury Lane Garden.

Trains will run regularly from 12noon with last train departing at 3pm. There is no need to pre-book the Easter train. Normal Gardens Admission prices apply and train tickets are £4.00 per person. Under 3’s ride the train for free.

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July 2015

28th - 30th of July 2015

New Forest Show

The New Forest & Hampshire County Show is an annual three day agricultural Show held at the end of July, attracting around 95,000 visitors over the duration.

Show jumping is a major feature with international classes held throughout the three days. A full range of equestrian classes also feature, as well as livestock competitions including pigs, cattle and sheep, plus a poultry section, rabbits, cage birds, and honey bees. Bring the family to see the Show Farm, where children can interact with a variety of small animals, check out the Sheep Show, the Forest Fun Factory, the ferret racing, falconry displays and visit the live Blacksmiths Forge. With over 600 trade stands exhibiting this year, the variety is even bigger and better than ever! Take a walk through the Craft Marquees, don’t forget to visit our Shopping Pavilions and of course, our Local Food and Farming area which hosts over 35 local producers.

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