Christchurch is a borough and town on the south coast of Dorset. Named after the town’s Priory Church. The New Forest lies to the east of the town.
Bournemouth is a popular tourist location on the south coast about 10 miles south of the New Forest.
Sway is a village in the New Forest just south of Brockenhurst with a train station, shops and pubs and hotels.
New Milton is a bustling market town with an assortment of high street shops, pubs and cafes. Located between the New Forest and the south coast.
Minstead is a village located near to Lyndhurst, the capital of the New Forest. Home to the Minstead Study Centre and Furzey Gardens.
Milford on Sea is a coastal village located on the south coast in Hampshire near the borders of the New Forest. Located between Lymington & New Milton.
Marchwood is a village & civil parish located on the eastern fringes of the New Forest, overlooking Southampton waters. Totton & Hythe are nearby.
Hyde is a civil parish New Forest village located on the eastern part of the forest near to Fordingbridge. The parish is made up of several hamlets.
Hale is a village and civil parish set in woodland on the northern borders of the New Forest, Hampshire. Hatchet Green is in the centre of the village.