The big news at the beginning of July was that the restaurants and pubs could open again!
The New Forest issued a new code of conduct for residents and visitors, which included a complete ban on BBQs. This followed a number of fires earlier in the summer caused by single use BBQs
Sadly, the New Forest Show was cancelled this year due to covid. This was particularly disappointing as it was the 100th anniversary of the show
July and August are a particularly good time to see Roe deer in the forest. This is because it is their rutting season and they are more active than usual during the day
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Places to stay in The New Forest: