This book consists largely of a series of enquiries and court cases which shows the oversight that central authorities had in the Forest, both in terms of the direction of warrants for wood sales and felling timber for a wide variety of works, as well as uncovering and prosecuting those who would otherwise seek to defraud the Crown of timber. Published in 2008.
293 pages. Read more
A6 Notepad with New Forest Heritage Centre bespoke design printed on the cover. Contains 60 sheets of plain, recycled paper. Read more
This book contains a transcript of the Samber Manuscript - a snapshot of the New Forest written in 1765 - alongside three lists of Forest Rents from the same period. Published in 2006.
286 pages. Read more
Set in the New Forest, On The Banks of Hatchet Pond features Podge, an ugly old frog with low self-esteem who simply wishes he were different. It's Dizzy a beautiful little dragonfly, that he admires from afar. Despite how he feels about himself, when the occasion arises, Podge's true nature leaps forth. A heart-warming tale to remind us that everyone has something to be proud of. Read more
This book is set around the Preservators' Returns made out for the New Forest between 1570 and 1609. These Returns detail the exploitation of the woodland resource of the Forest during that period. Published in 2007.
265 pages. Read more
This volume is a companion to Volume 2 containing detailed accounts of the Lord Warden's Office in the New Forest for a quarter of a century. It provides much source material for understanding the social history of the area as well as the day-to-day accounts of a great estate. Published in 2008 in A4 format.
217 pages. Read more
This is volume 1 in the New Forest Record Series, published in 2006. This book contains a range of sources which highlight the exploitation of the woodland resource in the New Forest amongst other matters relating to the Forest in general.
258 pages. Read more
This manuscript sets out in detail how the Mitfords' Exbury estate was created, farm by farm and sometimes strip by strip, covering the period 1711-1827. In it the Mitfords recorded how they overcame disputes over property ownership, particularly with the New Forest authorities. Published in 2018.
329 pages. Read more
Return to Hatchet Pond with Podge and Dizzy in this sequel to the popular New Forest tale On The Banks of Hatchet Pond. Now brimming with confidence, Podge discovers the consequences of showing off as he finds himself in difficulty upon the water. Read more
White 100% cotton tea towel printed with the New Forest Heritage Centre bespoke design. Made in the UK. 480mmx760mm. Machine washable. Read more
A waterproof map showing the entire New Forest approved tracks including 6 easy to follow guides with step by step instructions to help you follow the numbered posts around the New Forest.
A great way to enjoy all the New Forest has to offer - walking and cycling around the tracks and lanes spotting wildlife and the many ponies, donkeys and cattle that freely roam the Forest.
Includes some helpful tips on wildlife and fungi to look out for on your walk or ride into the Forest. Read more
Pencil with eraser tip. Printed with bespoke New Forest Heritage design. Read more