New Forest Bus Tour 2016
 
    Description  
The New Forest Bus Tour operates 3 bus tours, two of which pass through Lymington.
Tours run hourly, every day from end of June to middle September
For more information see the New Forest Tour website
Buy your tickets from the driver when you get on, the ticket allows you to hop on & off where you like and catch another bus later on, or switch between tours, all on the same ticket.
The New Forest Tour is run by Bluestar and Wilts & Dorset

On Saturdays (Lymington Market Day) the bus stops at Priestlands Place near Waitrose instead of the Lymington Bus Station.

There are 2 other buses, one running from Lymington to Southampton and the other from the Moors Valley Country Park to the Hythe Ferry.
 
    Buses  
GREEN ROUTE timetable
25 June to 11 September 2016
Circular route, 2hrs duration
www.thenewforesttour.info
 
Stops  
 
Lyndhurst Main Car Park
Hollands Wood Campsite
Brockenhurst Rail Station
Lymington Bus Station
Lymington Ferry Terminal
Beaulieu Motor Museum
Beaulieu Village
Exbury Gardens
Hythe ferry Terminal
Dibden Purlieu The Heath
Denny Wood Campsite
Lyndhurst Main Car Park
BLUE ROUTE timetable
25 June to 11 September 2016
Circular route, 2hrs 5min duration
www.thenewforesttour.info
 
Stops  
 
Lymington Bus Station
Brockenhurst Rail Station
Holmsely Tea Rooms
Burley Queens Head
Thorney Hill Crossroads
Bashley Rising Sun Inn
Hoburne Bashley Holiday Park
New Milton Rail Station
Barton on Sea Beachcomber Cafe
Shorefield Country Park
Milford on Sea - Needles Eye Cafe
Keyhaven Memorial
Lymington Bus Station
RED ROUTE timetable
25 June to 11 September 2016
Circular route, 2hrs 15min duration
www.thenewforesttour.info
 
Stops  
 
Ringwood Meeting House Lane
Fordingbridge Salisbury Street
Sandy Balls Holiday Centre
Brook Green Dragon
Cadnam Stores
Ashurst Post Office
New Forest Wildlife Park
Ashurst Rail Station
Lyndhurst Main Car Park
Holmsley Old Station Tea Room
Burley Queens Head
Ringwood Meeting House Lane
FOREST BUS timetable
Weekends 29 May to 31 October
Lymington-Southampton 1hr12m
Daily and hourly
Concessionary passes are valid
www.forestbus.info
 
Stops  
 
Lymington High Street
Lymington Hospital
Brockenhurst Rail Station
Lyndhurst Park Hotel
Ashurst Post Office
Foxhills Ashdene Road
Rushington Cocklydown Lane
Totton Shopping Precinct
Millbrook Roundabout
Southampton Central Station
Southampton West Quay*

*Shopping Centre
FOREST BUS BABY
Not running this year
www.forestbus.info
 
Stops  
 
Moors Valley Country Park
Ringwood Meeting House Lane
Burley Queens Head
Holmsley Old Station Tea Room
Brockenhurst Rail Station
Beaulieu Motor Museum
Hythe Ferry*

*Ferry connection to Southampton Town Quay, also there is a free but from the Southampton Town Quay to West Quay Shopping Centre and Southampton Station)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Map showing the 3 New Forest Bus Tours and bus trips around the New Forest
 
Picture from New Forest Bus Tours
Lymington High Street map
Picture from New Forest Bus Tours
Lymington, near the Ferry Terminal map
Lyndhurst road, Beaulieu map
Picture from New Forest Bus Tours
Strodgemoor Bottom map
Wilverley Plain map
 
Places to Visit
1 Hythe Ferry
2 Exbury Gardens
3 Beaulieu Village
4 National Motor Museum
5 Hatchet Pond
6 Wightlink Ferry
7 Lymington
8 St Barbe Museum
9 Lymington Quay
10 Lymington Slipway
11 Lymington Nature Reserve
12 Buckland Rings
13 Roydon Woods
14 Setley Pond
15 Keyhaven
16 Hurst Castle
17 Milford On Sea
18 Barton On Sea
19 Motorcycle Museum (1km from route)
20 Holmsley Railway Station Cafe
21 Burley
22 Strodgemoor Bottom
23 Raptor & Reptile Centre
24 Ringwood Brewery
25 Moors Valley Country Park
26 Blashford Lakes HIWWT website
27 Fordingbridge Museum
28 Wilverley Plain & Woods
29 Long Slade Bottom
30 Brockenhurst
31 Lyndhurst
32 Dearleap Inclosure
33 New Forest Wildlife Park
34 Southampton
35 Sea City Museum
36 Tudor House
37 Tall Trees Blackwater Arboretum
37 Longdown Activity Farm