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Want to know more about Foxlease? The below is designed to give you detailed information and help you plan your visit.

Things to do and see nearby

  • Circular walking routes include Deer Watch Trail, Jubilee Grove Trail, Radnor Trail, Tall Trees Trail, Blackwater Arboretum Trail, Ober Water Trails, Reptile Trail, Wilverley Wander and Knightwood Oak.
  • Annual Walking and Cycling festival – learn more about the wildlife, history and culture of the New Forest during this popular festival.
  • Explore the National Park by bike with over 100 miles of family-friendly cycle routes, all marked with numbered wooden posts.
  • Local places to visit for independent shops, local produce and eating out – Hythe, Lyndhurst, Lymington and Ringwood.
  • New Forest Horse Riding – take to the bridleways and tracks crossing open heathland, pick up some of the coastal routes and soak up the atmosphere of this magical part of the country.
  • Places of history and interest include Beaulieu Airfield, Buckland Rings, Buckler’s Hard, Hurst Castle and Keyhaven salterns.

Site map

Download a PDF of Foxlease’s site map.

Payment information

Payment information can be found in our terms and conditions.

Shop

Our onsite shop sells a variety of Girlguiding uniform, resources, badges and souvenirs and basic conveniences. The shop will be open on Saturday 10am – 4pm, however can be open on request.

Bar

We have an onsite bar, located in Princess Mary House. This is open on request.

Drinking water

All water on our site is drinking water, however, should you prefer bottled water, you can purchase this from the onsite shop.

Rubbish, recycling and glass

These bins are located in the car park. We recycle paper, card, tins and plastic bottles in the mixed recycling bins and glass in the designated bin. All other waste should be placed in a black bin bag and placed in the general waste bin. We do not have the facility to recycle camping gas cylinders, these need to be taken home with you.

Smoking

Smoking is not permitted in any of the buildings on site. There is a designated smoking area – please ask for this on check-in, if required. Smoking is permitted on the campsites, but we ask that cigarette ends are only disposed of via the appropriate bins available on site and not thrown on the floor. This is particularly important during periods of hot weather, when the ground will be very dry.

Alcohol

We are a family site, so whilst you are permitted to consume alcohol, we ask you to please be respectful of other families. We have the right to ask anyone to leave if their behaviour is not appropriate for a family environment.

Glass

We ask that you please keep glass to a minimum around the grounds. Should there be any breakages, the glass needs to be collected and disposed of in an appropriate way. All glass should be recycled in the recycle bin.

Noise

Music should not be heard beyond the boundaries of your area and we ask that you please be respectful to other residents. Following our licence terms, we operate a quiet site from 10pm – 8am.

Dogs

Dogs are permitted on the campsites and should be kept on a lead wherever possible. Owners must respect other campers that may be scared or allergic to dogs and responsibly clear up any mess around the site, disposing of it in on site bins. They are not permitted in any of the onsite buildings. Should you need to bring an assistance dog, please email foxlease@girlguiding.org.uk

Campfires and BBQs

Disposable BBQs on or with stands are permitted on the campsites and open spaces in the grounds. Hard ground is available for you to use at each campsite.

Vehicles on site

There is a 10mph speed limit on site. Please observe this at all times. Vehicles cannot be taken onto any grass areas. All vehicles should be parked in the car park.

First Aid

During your visit you will be primarily responsible for the first aid of your group. If you need support, please phone the duty mobile on 07708 286640 and a member of the team will talk you through the first aid required (if applicable). Should the incident be more serious, we will support in whatever way we are able to, but you must contact the emergency services before notifying the duty manager. You will need to give the address (Foxlease Activity Centre, Clay Hill, Lyndhurst SO43 7DE), the name of the accommodation you are in, or your location on the site.

We have a defibrillator onsite; this is located in Reception of Princess Mary House.

Nearest hospital

Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton SO16 6YD, Tel: 02380 777222.

Office hours

There will be a member of staff on reception between the hours of 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday (extended to 9pm during the summer months). We ask that you give us an approximate arrival time 48 hours before arrival. On arrival, please check-in at Reception located in Princess Mary House where you’ll be provided with keys, site information and any activity schedules. For emergencies and arrivals out of office hours, please contact the Duty Manager on 07708 286640.