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New Forest Wildlife Park

New Forest Wildlife Park Great owls

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£12.50 per ticket
Child 3 -16 years£9.50 per ticket
Family (2 adults 2 children or 1 adult 3 children)£38.00 per ticket
Senior (over 60)£11.50 per ticket

Coach parties welcome. Ample free parking. Discounts available for groups, military personel and disabled guests. Carers go free. Please see website for more details.
*Admission prices effective from the 1st April 2019.

Opening Times

Autumn/Winter (1 Jan 2021 - 28 Feb 2021)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:30*
Spring/Summer (1 Mar 2021 - 31 Aug 2021)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:30*

* Advised last admission is 1.5 hour before closing time.
Open all year except 25 and 26 December.

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

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2020
  • Excellent
    733
  • Very Good
    374
  • Average
    138
  • Poor
    64
  • Terrible
    46

Recent Reviews:

  • Extraordinary629752
    A really worthwhile keeper experience
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 16th September 2020
    My daughter & I, both adults, took the half day keeper experience and my husband came along to take photos when he could. We had a super morning - preparing food - meats and fruit/veggies for the... Read full review
  • Stuart T
    Epsom
    An enjoyable morning
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 17th September 2020
    Firstly, very friendly staff. Was greeted so warmly upon arrival. A decent array of animals and birds, of which the wolves were the real stars. Excellent value for money and a good way to spend a... Read full review
  • sidders67
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Excellent
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 19th September 2020
    Excellent value for money. Staff very helpful and friendly. One way system in place which is excellent. Good array of animals to see (although most of them were asleep!) - bless them! Plenty of... Read full review

Awards

  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020

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

Train

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. www.nationalrail.co.uk  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.

Bus

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

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 www.thenewforesttour.info

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.

Cycle

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

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