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22 reasons the New Forest might just be the best National Park

PUBLISHED: 16:00 16 April 2018

Bolderwood, New Forest by Mike Beales ( via

Bolderwood, New Forest by Mike Beales ( via


Ponies, beautiful walks and stunning villages. Those are just some of the reasons we all love the New Forest...

1. The colours on show are simply beautiful

2. The locals are so welcoming

3. The wildlife likes to pose...

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4. ... and photobomb

5. The sunrises can be pretty spectacular

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6. People often forget about the beautiful New Forest coastline

7. You just wait until the sun comes out

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8. Frosty mornings have never looked this good

9. It’s a great place to walk the dog

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10. Fancy a game of hide and seek?

11. This is your average view

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12. The hitchhikers are friendly

13. A sunset on the coast can be awe-inspiring

14. It’s a place where all species get along

15. This is the New Forest equivalent of an evening drive

16. Back to that amazing coastline

17. Did someone say bike ride?

18. The wildlife can lighten up any gloomy day

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19. Rush hour is certainly bearable

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20. Get your ID ready for the doorman...

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21. Your lunch is sorted here in the New Forest

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22. We’ve actually run out of adjectives to describe this place. What are you waiting for? Come and pay this beautiful part of the world a visit...

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