New Forest Wildlife Park

New Forest Wildlife Park Great owls

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£13.50 per ticket
Child 3 -16 years£10.25 per ticket
Family (2 adults 2 children or 1 adult 3 children)£40.50 per ticket
Senior (over 60)£12.50 per ticket

Coach parties are welcome but must pre-book.

Opening Times

Park Opening Times (1 Apr 2023 - 31 Dec 2024)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:30*

* We are open every day except December 25th and 26th.

Winter times 10:00 - dusk.

Last advised entry 1.5 hours before closing.

New Forest Tour Bus will run from 29th March 2021 - 12th September 2021

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change
Deerleap Lane
Nr Ashurst
SO40 4UH
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Tel02380 292408



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    Recent Reviews:

    • stephnagev
      Bournemouth, United Kingdom
      Disappointing, upsetting. Stop breeding to kill.
      1 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 25th April 2024
      I'll start by saying that the place is hugely overpriced. It's a relatively small space so don't expect to spend a day there. Also the actual animal enclosures are disappointingly small. In... Read full review
    • joey214
      Radstock, United Kingdom
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 23rd May 2024
      For the first time we stayed in Lyndhurst just for 4 nights and we visited this place it was absolutely beautiful to see all the wildlife. There is ALOT more to see than you think and its lovely for... Read full review
    • paddy2510
      Bransgore, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family trip to the zoo!
      4 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 29th May 2024
      Very good value for money. Not a huge site but the play areas were very good and almost worth just visiting them! Mainly otters, owls and deer but we managed to see all the animals except the lynx... Read full review


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    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    We are located 7 kms from Southampton Just off the M271/A35 Southampton to Lyndhurst Road. Follow the brown tourist signs.

    Please put our address into your sat nav as using the postcode only may take you on a less direct route.

    We are situated off the A35 between Southampton and Lyndhurst.

    From the motorway system leave the M27 at Junction 3 onto M271 to Southampton and the Docks. Turn right at the end of the short M271 onto the A35 in the direction of Lyndhurst. Follow A35 for about 1.5 miles and look for brown tourist to New Forest Wildlife Park signs directing left into Deerleap Lane.

    From Lyndhurst follow A35 towards Southampton. After Ashurst village turn right into Deerleap Lane following brown tourist signs to New Forest Wildlife Park. Continue past Dairy Farm to New Forest Wildlife Park on the left.

    Public Transport Directions


    Totton rail station is approx 55 minute walk to New Forest Wildlife Park. There is a taxi rank at station.

    Ashurst rail station( approx 2miles) trains from London and Poole arrive at 40mins past the hour in both directions. On arrival at Ashurst there's choice of easy ways to reach us.  Taxi - for an easy life from Ashurst a taxi costs approx £7 to £8. Book a taxi on 023 8029 3399 or contact us for more assistance.


    The Bluestar 6 bus runs between Southampton and Lymington stopping at Ashurst - hourly Monday to Saturday and 2 hourly on Sunday.

    Bus and train travel - walk from Ashurst

    Blue Star No 6. Exit train station cross A35 to No 6 the bus stop. Take No 6 to the next stop on the A35 get off at the small supermarket and stay on this road. Walk until you come to brown signs directing you right into Deerleap Lane. Deerleap Lane is a country lane without pavements.

    New Forest Tour Bus - 2019

    Hop on the New Forest Tour to the New Forest Wildlife Park this summer. The open top’s Red Route runs a circular, hourly, seven days a week route to the Wildlife Park from  July 8th 2019 to  September 8th 2019. You can catch it from Ashurst, Lyndhurst, Burley, Ringwood or Fordingbridge or link up via the blue or green routes from Brockenhurst, Lymington, Hythe and New Milton. Book online for 10% off your Tour ticket at

    Please note the last bus of the day from NFWP is 16.49pm.

    Show your valid New Forest Tour bus ticket for a 20% discount off entry to New Forest Wildlife Park.


    We are lucky enough to be next to the Forest cycle network.

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