Can you have fires in the New Forest?

Forestry England has repeated warnings to the public about the high risk of wildfires and confirmed that fires of any type, including disposable BBQs are not permitted on the land they manage. They have also closed all of our BBQ facilities at popular visitor spots in the New Forest.

Do campsites allow fires?

While campsites that allow campfires are now more prevalent than ever, almost all campsites with campfires will require you to use the fire pits they provide. Campsites that allow campfires will also have logs available to buy and generally matches and fire-lighting kits too.

Is the New Forest good for camping?

Whether you’re looking for somewhere new to explore, a place to hide away for a few days or just want to get away from the city. We think being able to combine forest walks with sea views makes the New Forest one of the best places to go camping in the UK.

Why are the campsites closed in the New Forest?

Ten camping and caravan sites run by Camping in the Forest in the national park have remained closed despite coronavirus lockdown rules easing. The firm said the continued closure is prompted by “hygiene standards”. An MP has urged the government to intervene in order to get the sites reopened.

Can I have a BBQ in the New Forest?

To help prevent dangerous forest fires, the New Forest is a no BBQ and fire zone – BBQs and campfires are not permitted in car parks or other areas of the forest managed by Forestry England and all BBQ facilities have been removed at our sites.

Can you wild camp in New Forest?

We’d like to remind people that Wild camping is not permitted anywhere in the New Forest, it’s illegal to camp without the land manager’s permission.

Where can I light a campfire UK?

Unless you are the land owner or you have the land owner’s permission, you can’t light a campfire in England, Wales or Northern Ireland. National parks, forests and all the land in England and Wales is privately owned.

Are New Forest campsites open 2021?

CAMPSITES across the New Forest which were controversially shut during the lockdown are set to reopen in time for Easter 2021. The news comes as it was revealed the temporary New Park Farm campsite – with 200 pitches set up on the Brockenhurst showground site in July – had attracted 38,000 visitors.

Who owns the New Forest campsites?

Camping in the Forest
The campsites in the Crown Lands of the New Forest are operated by an independent, commercial camping company – Camping in the Forest. The company operate, staff and run campsites across the UK, including 10 in the New Forest.

Is the new forest open to the public?

We are pleased to welcome back visitors to enjoy the full experience of the New Forest, including both the outdoor and indoor services at our attractions, food & drink and accommodation businesses.

Can you have a BBQ on Lepe beach?

Lepe beach has built in BBQs. When you book you will be met on site by one of the country park staff who will show you the location of the facilities. It’s a little south of the Forest but has great views over the Solent.

Are there campsites with campfires in the New Forest?

A pop-up campsite with campfires allowed, Dot’s Camping welcomes people with their own tents, campervans or motorhomes – and there are a couple of kitted-out bell tents too. Well-behaved dogs are welcome and kids will be in their element, with kune kune pigs and cute pygmy goats on site.

Where to camp in the New Forest in NH?

Family-friendly camping on a Hampshire farm, edging the New Forest National Park. Family-friendly, traditional New Forest camping with a pub next door and footpaths leading directly from the gateway.

Is it real camping without a campfire?

We know that for some, it’s not real camping without a campsite that allows fires. There’s something about the crackle of flames around a campfire, sparks fluttering in the night. It’s the heart and soul of traditional camping.

Where to go in London with a campfire?

Dog friendly with campfires. Camping and glamping at an outdoor adventure centre in secluded setting with climbing wall, watersports and more. Just 12 miles from central London, get close to nature with wild camping and glamping. Cafe and playground on site. Friendly South Downs camping surrounded by alpacas, llamas, a camel and more.