May Events in the New Forest

Thu 01 May 2014

May Events in the New Forest

  • 4th May - Simply Ford at The National Motor Museum - Come to Beaulieu in your Ford and become part of the fifth 'Simply Ford' – a gathering of Fords of all shapes and sizes. Any model is welcome; from the Focus RS to the old MK 1 or 2 Escort RS or even a Model T!
  • 8th May - Beaulieu Road Pony SalesThe Beaulieu Road sales yard is used by locals of the New Forest to sell their ponies by auction, a tradition which has taken place for over 60 years.
  • 5th May - May Day Cavalcade at The National Motor Museum - Open to Friends of the National Motor Museum Trust, this day will have a display of their vehicles and cars from the National Motor Museum on the arena. At around 3pm the cars will take part in a cavalcade around the Beaulieu complex
  • 9th-11th May South Coast Fashion Week - South Coast Fashion Week 9-11 May 2014 will be the biggest fashion event ever to come to the south coast. Over 150 unique boutiques, designer labels, and the best in High Street brands are expected to take part in this fashion experience and shoppers paradise. Plus live music, new bands and dance shows.
  • 17th & 18th May - Spring Autojumble at The National Motor Museum - Over 1000 stands selling motoring parts, automobilia, literature and accessories, plus over 200 cars for sale. Sunday only: SODBURY SORTOUT with Land Rover parts.
  • 24th - 26th May - Wheels Festival in Bournemouth - Forget Monaco - come to Bournemouth and get ready for one of Britain's biggest FREE wheels themed family events - high energy events across the town and seafront - from beautiful historic and classic cars to world class BMX stunts, Monster Truck parades and supercars. Watch speed demonstrations from F1 cars, explore inside amazing vehicles and marvel at skateboard stunts and motorcycle displays.
  • 24th May -1st June - Half Term Trail at Lepe Country Park - a fun trail to do around the country park for all the family. a FREE trail map can be picked up from the park office.


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Quite simply it means that if you book on line direct with any of the hotels in the New Forest displaying this logo, you will get the best rate available anywhere on the web – guaranteed!

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