What's New for 2022 - New Forest Show

The New Forest & Hampshire County Show is returning later this month and promises to be better than ever.

The Show focuses 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.

This year will see more interactive activities, the most amazing Main Ring Attraction, and bumper livestock entries. The Show will welcome several new attractions for visitors to enjoy whilst at the Show. These include:

Heavy Horse Village

Visit this new zone and enjoy this unique experience.

Get close to these famous animals and learn about their day-to-day care.

See them get ready for the ring and enjoy chatting with their owners.

This rare opportunity is one not to be missed.

This new area is kindly Sponsored by Beachcomber

Farming Experience Zone

Bringing our visitors closer to farming the farming experience zone will provide you with the amazing chance to meet the local young farmers, get close to large farm machinery, learn about food production and visit the Milk Vending Machine.

Not to mention the gin tasting…

For the kids they can have a go on the tractors, meet the young farmers and enjoy the climbing on a tractor.

This area is kindly sponsored by NFU Mutual, New Forest, Isle of Wight, Bournemouth 

Local Breweries

The Show is a true community event and we are delighted to support local businesses. We are therefore thrilled to announce the bars at the Show will be run by local breweries.

The Black Boar –Run by, The Foresters Arms (Brockenhurst), will serve local ale, wine and spirits throughout the Show. Pop along, enjoy a local tipple and relax with friends.

The Commoners Drift – Returning to it’s roots the Commoners Drift will return to be local beer festival this year. Breweries; Pig Brewery, Flack Manor and Vibrant Forest will be serving their famous ales throughout the event for you to enjoy.

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Community Area

To further improve our local support, we are delighted to announce a new Community Area will be launching this year.

We have invited local charities and community organisations to attend the Show and hold activities throughout the Show.

There will be so much to enjoy from dance lessons, cricket practice and karate, an amazing location for the whole family and a celebration of our amazing local community.

New Park Little Ranger Taster Sessions

Launched last year and now taking place at the Show these activities bring families close to nature through Forest School activities.

Based in the Forestry England woodland on the Showground we will be holding half hour courses for you to enjoy.

These include willow weaving, making clay minibeasts and discovering butterflies.

These courses are sponsored by New Forest District Council

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Esme Tea Rooms

Introducing Esme Tea Room, our new public tea room overlooking West Ring.

This new marquee will allow you to rest your weary feet, enjoy tea, coffee and cake whilst watching the main ring entertainment.

This really is a special treat a must visit for 2022.