I have just found a web site that gives you the information that you really need. It’s not a load of fluff about topless buses and twerky cars – it’s the lowdown on what the New Forest is all about: plants, animals, history and people. The site is a tad slow but well worth the wait. It’s run by the New Forest Volunteer Rangers – sadly my only encounters with them have been when I have parked inappropriately (in their eyes) and found them rather officious – but I am sure they are only carrying out orders.
The web site is great though, take a look: