Things to do in Dorset and The New Forest this weekend

19 May 2017

Fancy a busy weekend in Dorset or the New Forest?

Here's our guide to just some of the events going on. Looking ahead to other events in the area.

These festivals are from around the county. Some will be closer to the park than others.
Bournemouth Food Festival
Date: 16th to 25th June
Location: Bournemouth, Dorset


Bournemouth Summer Soirée
Date: 24th June
Location: Bournemouth, Dorset


Bright for Sight Night Run
Date: 24th to 26th June
Location: Bournemouth, Dorset


Date: 24th June
Location: Bovington, Dorset


Corfe Castle Falconry
Date: 24th June
Location: Coref Castle, Dorset


New Forest Summer Sportive
Date: 1 July 2017
Start Time:7:45 to 9:00am
Location: Gang Warily Recreation Centre, New Forest


Summer Breeze on the Quay with Firework
Date: 1 July 2017
Location: Poole, Dorset


New Forest Fairy Festival

Date: 12 to 13 August 2017
Location: Burley, New Forest


Purbeck Valley Folk Festival

Date: 24 to 27 August 2017
Location: Purbeck Valley Farm, Dorset


New Forest 100
Date:16 & 17 September 2017
Start Time:7:40 to 9:45am
Location: Ringwood, New Forest

"Lovely Site"

"This is a lovely, peaceful, friendly family site - staff & management are exceptionally friendly & very helpful - nothing is too much.

The site is very clean, showers are lovely and warm (as is the pool). Onsite you have a park, playing field, great dog walking field , small games room and clubhouse with bar, food and some entertainment (all if which is highly recommended).

There are plenty of things to do in the area"
5 stars – Tripadvisor - Reviewed: 13 June 2016

Things to do all year round in the New Forest


New Forest Cycle Hire [link
New Forest Water Park [link


Exbury Gardens [link


Beaulieu National Motor Museum [link


Ringwood Brewery Tour [link