Best river trails in Brockenhurst, Hampshire

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Explore the most popular river trails near Brockenhurst with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of river trails in Brockenhurst, Hampshire
Top trails (12)
#1 - Tall Trees Trail
New Forest National Park
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 4 m
This short stroll through the New Forest National Park takes you along the Tall Trees Trail. Starting at the Blackwater car park, this is an easy and flat trail that passes along a variety of towering trees from all around the world, including the Douglas fir and redwoods. Be on the lookout for the Roe Deer native to this area. The path is mostly flat sprinkled with gravel and a few resting areas. There are no gates. Show more
#2 - Brockenhurst Village Walk
New Forest National Park
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 2 h 20 m
About the first third of this route may be possible for strollers and wheelchairs because it has a mostly gentle grade (5% or less) but all-terrain tires or motorized equipment may be needed for the unpaved surface.Show more
#3 - Brockenhurst and the Tall Trees Trail Circular
New Forest National Park
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Length: 9.7 mi • Est. 3 h 53 m
This walks starts in the village of Brockenhurst - be sure to check out its fab cafés to stock up on snacks and drinks if need be. This walk takes you through the beautiful countryside and forests of the New Forst and its highlight is certainly the majestic redwoods and firs that were planted in the late 1850s to create the Rhinefield Ornamental Drive for the nearby Rhinefield House. If you fancy a stop to check out the Rhinefield Arboretum be sure to check out the waymark which indicates where to stop. The Arboretum has a magnificent range of tree species from around the world, so it's really worth a visit. A lot of this route is on gravel paths so it's great for walkers and bikers alike. Show more
#4 - Beaulieu to Bucklers Hard
New Forest National Park
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 1 h 50 m
A walk along the river stretching along the coastal Solent Way between the two charming villages of Beaulieu to Bucklers Hard. Heading down the river, you will be offered the choice between a woodland or riverside track - you can also do one and then the other on your return. Once in Buckler's Head, you will have lots of things to explore, including pubs or coffee. Show more
#5 - Brockenhurst Circular
Roydon Woods Nature Reserve
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 2 h 34 m
#6 - Forest Arboretum
New Forest National Park
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 17 m
A fairly flat, easy walk among some of the most beautiful trees of the New Forest, starting out and finishing from the Blackwater car park, Rhinefield Drive. Oak, beech, yew and holly trees are plentiful and some of the oldest in the forest.Show more
#7 - Brockenhurst, Roundhill and Lymington River
New Forest National Park
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Length: 6.6 mi • Est. 2 h 40 m
#8 - Brockenhurst and Lyndhurst Circular
New Forest National Park
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Length: 10.1 mi • Est. 4 h 3 m
#9 - Penerley Wood and Moon Hill Circular
New Forest National Park
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Length: 6.8 mi • Est. 2 h 45 m
A mix of heathland, oak woods and pine plantation. Usually wet underfoot so boots are needed.Show more
#10 - Brockenhurst and Ober Water Circular
New Forest National Park
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Length: 6.8 mi • Est. 2 h 44 m
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