Call to book: 01590 623467

Top 5 events for Summer in the New Forest

With the forest in full bloom, the beaches with sparkling water and the animals all out to greet guests, Summer in the New Forest is simply beautiful. It also has some great family events taking place. We have picked out our top 5 events so that you and your family don’t miss out

The New Forest and Hampshire County Show – 30th July – 1st August at the Showground

This event take place right on our doorstep, only a few minutes’ walk to the actual entrance. This 3 days event is packed full of traditional country pursuits, with show jumping, cooking demonstration plus them have a dedicated kids zone with various activities and a stage with live entertainment. There is also a large selection of shopping available from clothes, to local producers, crafts, jewellery and much more.


Lymington Seafood Festival – 10th & 11th August in Lymington

This is perfect for those that love fresh seafood! Two days of fishy fun, delicious food and drink stalls from local artisan producers. With demonstration kitchens to feed your culinary curiosity, plus a live music stage to keep the party going, some great bands bringing you soul, jazz, blues, ska and a load of classic sunshine tracks.

Beaulieu Supercar Weekend – 3rd & 4th August – National Motor Museum in Beaulieu

The Beaulieu Supercar Weekend; the must-see family spectacular that brings some of the world's most exclusive and desirable motors to Beaulieu. From Maclaren’s to Ferrari’s, you will see displays of a host of prestigious supercars and hear their distinctive engine notes as they unleash their horsepower on the demonstration run.


Zog Activity Trail at Moors Valley Country Park – Throughout the Summer

A perfect family day out, just a short drive from the hotel. Children can join Zog on his journey by completing challenges to win their own gold stars and spot the different dragons along the trail. Whilst there you can take in the many different play area’s hidden in the forest as well as the dedicated children’s play areas at the main hub. Bike hire is also available should you wish to get around and see more of this forested area.

 New Forest Polo – The Blue Jackets Tournament – 17th & 18th August – New Forest Showground

Set a short stroll from the hotel why not enjoy an exhilarating afternoon of fast-paced polo with live commentary. Entry to the event is free and there will also be children’s activities, food and drinks stalls and music…fun for all the family!


Check out our latest Summer Offers on our website.

However you choose to spend your time in the Summer, we hope you have a fantastic one!