Lyndhurst is at the heart of the New Forest National Park. The village is packed full of independent shops crammed with interesting goodies not available anywhere else.The village and the surrounding parkland is a walkers paradise with trails through the forest where you will see the famous New Forest Ponies. The scenery is truly picturesque with many stunning views over the National Park. Longdown Activity farm is just a few miles from the village offering a great family experience where you can all experience forest life. Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary is an ideal spot to come and view the deer as well as use some of the graded walks. There is a large public car park behind the Tea House which you can use as a base for exploring Lyndhurst.