This year the Show is focusing on interactive, educational activities for the whole family. It aims for visitors to have an amazing day whilst enjoying getting involved with a variety of activities.
A few of our activities have limited spaces and require booking in advance.
Secure your space now to ensure you don’t miss out!!
Back by popular demand, the Fun Kitchen Cooking Workshops are fun, entertaining, and educational. Join them for a 45-minute cooking class – where children will have the opportunity to collect their freshly baked goods at the end.
These will take place in the Bake and Cake Marquee.
Be guided through the process of how Wyrd Gin is handcrafted in small batches, using a perfect blend of fine grain spirit, pure New Forest Spring Water, and specially selected botanicals, discovering the secret to our beautifully smooth, classic style of gin.
In this half hour gin tasting, learn about New Forest Spirits and trial the selection of gin.
These sessions will take place in the Farming Experience Zone
Our family nature activities, led by our fantastic course leaders will give you the opportunity to step away from the hustle and bustle of the main showground, connect with nature, learn some new skills and above all have FUN!
The theme of the sessions over the three days will be ‘The Miniature World of the New Forest’.
Sessions will focus on minibeasts and pollinating insects and will encourage you to use your imagination and get creative with activities including willow weaving, butterfly making and sculpting your own clay minibeast.
The sessions will take place in the beautiful woodland surrounding our Base Camp which can be found within the Forestry England area.
These sessions are Kindly Sponsored by New Forest District Councilfind out more