new forest tour blue route coastal road




Take an open top safari with grandstand views of the scenery, animals and villages of the New Forest National Park. Tours run daily 7th July to 8th September 2018. There are three routes: Red, Green & Blue which you can hop on and off all day.

Red route

new forest tour red route

Lyndhurst - Burley - Ringwood - Sandy Balls - New Forest Wildlife Park

The Red Route takes you around the fragrant heaths and scattered woodland of the wild northern part of the New Forest National Park, through the storybook village of Burley and the historic towns of Ringwood and Fordingbridge...

Green route

new forest tour green route

Lyndhurst - Lymington - Beaulieu - Exbury Gardens - Hythe 

The Green Route explores the charming south east of the New Forest National Park including Beaulieu - with its historic abbey, Palace House and National Motor Museum - and Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway. You can connect to the Green route in Hythe, local travel on bluestar is free when you have a tour ticket

Blue route

new forest tour blue route

Lymington - Burley - New Milton - Barton-On-Sea - Milford-On-Sea 

The Blue Route is your gateway to the beautiful beaches and coastal scenery in the south west of the New Forest National Park - the ferry to Hurst Castle and views across to the Needles...



plan & book your trip 


connect to the new forest tour with bluestar

get there by bus

Getting to the New Forest Tour by bus is easy and FREE! Just take a short trip from Southampton City Centre on Bluestar 6 to Lyndhurst (for the Green or Red Route) or Brockenhurst (for the Green or Blue Route) or on Bluestar 8 / Bluestar 9 to Hythe Ferry Terminal (for the Green Route) and If you ask the driver for a New Forest Tour ticket, you'll only have to pay for the tour!

new forest tour timetable

New Forest Tour timetable

Get a head start. Take a look at the New Forest Tour timetable and maps now.