Tag Archives: Red Squirrel

New Forest: squirrel-pie anyone?

Like it or not, the history of the New Forest is firmly interconnected with the practice of hunting. It was for this purpose that William I established the landscapeĀ as a Royal Forest, in the eleventh century. While most people associate … Continue reading

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Christmas on the New Forest

With Christmas fast approaching I have been thinking about some of the Forest traditions and folklore connected to the festive season. The idea was sparked during a recent visit to check the stock, when I saw a man harvesting holly … Continue reading

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