Work and play on a New Forest conservation holiday

Lyndhurst, Hampshire

Give something back to the environment and have a great time too on a conservation holiday in the New Forest.

There’s no chance of you getting bored on this New Forest holiday with Our Land. The day starts with a cup of tea, made from rainwater harvested from the Minstead Study Centre’s collector. Then it’s onto the real business of conservation: you’ll take part in pond clearance, path construction, and learn the traditional art of hedge-laying and coppicing.

After all the hard work, it’s time to chill out in front of the wood-burner, or ease those well-earned aches and pains with a professional yoga session.

Alternatively, you might prefer to explore the centre’s Iron Age roundhouse and turf maze labyrinth, or dance around the bonfire to the beat of a local African drummer.

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