The New Forest’s history spans almost 1,000 years. It’s even recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086. First recorded as Nova Foresta, the New Forest is the only forest that’s described in detail.
New Forest Code
When you’re visiting Lepe and other parts of the New Forest, follow the New Forest Code.
New Forest National Park Authority
The New Forest National Park Authority works to conserve the New Forest and preserve its character and heritage. This includes nature conservation, education, recreation, and archaeology.