At Exploration we like to cover everything from niche villages to iconic cities, bringing you must-visit attractions, up to date recommendations on food and honest advice that you won’t find in a brochure. Doing this however, we tend to forget what our hometowns can offer for the day-tripper, weekender or even for a 10-day holiday. This series offers writers and readers the chance to appreciate the UK before thinking about booking a flight out.
The New Forest
Set in the south east of England, the New Forest a 145 square mile National Park, and one of the largest tourist destinations in the UK. The forest is also home to quaint villages, free-reigning livestock and miles of coastline, all with transport links to London, the north and the south west. The New Forest, however, is not new as the name suggests, as it was originally used as a hunting ground for William the Conqueror. It is also the resting place for big names including Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Continue reading