What’s on in the New Forest, Summer 2014?

New Forest ShowAt Fleetwater we enjoy offering your horses and ponies a fantastic place to stay in the New Forest, and when riding is over for the day there are some brilliant events for you and your friends and family to enjoy around the New Forest.

Netley Marsh Steam & Craft Show – 25th to 27th July 2014

For great family entertainment, the Netley Marsh Steam & Craft Show is a must.

Enjoy static displays, arena displays of all manner of steam engines and more, plus Friday and Saturday night music in the heart of the New Forest.


New Forest Show – 29th to 31st July 2014

The New Forest Show is probably one of the most renowned county shows in the UK and is just ten minutes away from Fleetwater.

This year’s show is all about being ‘Hands On’ and you can enjoy having a go at milking a cow, making a scarecrow as well as hundreds of other events.

As well as some amazing machinery, there will be craft stalls, lots of animals at the show farm and a host of other entertainment events to enjoy.


Bournemouth Air Festival – 28th to 31st August 2014

With Bournemouth and the beach just thirty minutes away from Fleetwater, the Air Festival you can enjoy all the air festival has to offer, with a quiet retreat when it’s all over.

The Air Festival has really grown over the last few years and offers the whole family a chance to see some truly stunning displays.

This year you can see the spectacle of an RAF Typhoon, the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight and of course, the ever popular Red Arrows, who are performing on every single day of the festival this year.

And it’s not just in the air that you can be entertained. There are beach displays, street entertainers and if you’re lucky a real Punch & Judy Show.


Cowes Week – 2nd to 8th August 2014

Cowes Week with up to forty races daily and about 1000 boats it’s regarded as one of the largest sailing regattas of its type.


Southampton Boat show – 12th to 21st September 2014

Continuing with the boating theme, a trip to the Southampton Boat show is perfect for boat enthusiasts everywhere.

From the big companies like Sunseeker revealing their latest creations through to the ‘on the water’ experiences on offer, the boat show is one of the most popular events of its kind.


Other Places to Visit

As well as these great events there’s actually so much more to enjoy in the New Forest.

Paultons Park, with Peppa Pig World, and Beaulieu National Motor Museum are just a short distance away and make great days out for the children. If you prefer more scenic surroundings, and love your gardening, Exbury Gardens is a perfect place to visit.

We look forward to welcoming you to Fleetwater soon.