Booking is open for the 2018 New Forest Walking Festival

The festival runs 13 to 28 October and more than 70 walks are available to book here.

The festival has run annually since 2013 and each year boasts dozens of guided walks led by knowledgeable local experts to help you discover more about the history, heritage and wildlife of the Forest.

The 2017 festival saw 1,500 people enjoy 75 behind the scenes family strolls, history hikes, wildlife walks and more.

All walks were expert-led by the New Forest National Park Authority and partner organisations, helping people learn more about the National Park.

Please email any questions to or call 01590 646650.

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Year ending 2018

September Village Magazine

Welcome to the village of Ashurst which hosts a variety of amenities including a parade of shops which is a hive of activity all year round.

We are close to motorway transport links (M27 and M3), the London to Weymouth train stops by at Ashurst New Forest station and we are on bus routes to Southampton and Bournemouth.

The right hand side panel has related internet links for your convenience.

Click on the magazine cover to read the latest edition and back issues.

Please click here to hear the two winning stories read aloud

PLEASE NOTE:  The deadline for each magazine is the 12th of the month