New Forest

One of my favourite places in Britain, rivalling my love of Dartmoor – which may be termed a Forest as well but isn't too impressive when it comes to woodland.

I get a feeling of relaxation and well-being in the New Forest that I don't experience anywhere else. The variety of trees (and fungi) is wonderful to see – and the friendly horses and ponies roaming around add to the sense of peace. The amount of woodland isn't particularly vast, and it's crossed by numerous cycle tracks and a fair few roads, but it's still relatively easy to escape from the crowds and have the trees to yourself.

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Fly Agaric

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Fungi

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Gravestone

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Forest

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Straight path

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Fly Agaric

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Pillar boxes

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Birch tree

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Forest

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Forest

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Rushpole Wood

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Beech tree

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Forest

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Fly Agaric

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Fungi

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Rainbow

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White Moor

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Lyndhurst Cemetery

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Poundhill Heath

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Fungi

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Fungi

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Red leaf

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Rushpole Wood

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Oak leaf

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Grave

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Leaf

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Aldridge Hill

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Fallen tree

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Lyndhurst Church

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Portuguese Fireplace

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Birch Trees

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Wall

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Bolton's Bench

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Aldridge Hill