Furzey Gardens - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Things to know
About Furzey Gardens
Furzey Gardens is an informal woodland garden nestled in a tranquil New Forest setting, full of dozens of fairy doors to enchant visitors of all ages. Furzey Gardens is now open to visitors. Set in the heart of the New Forest at Minstead these delightful Gardens were established in 1922 and are renowned for their all-year-round beauty. The peaceful 10-acre woodland gardens also offer the picturesque lake, sheltered thatched areas, the gallery gift, and coffee shop, children's play area.
Attractions Near Furzey Gardens
New Forest Reptile Centre
4.35km from Furzey Gardens
The New Forest Reptile Centre is located 2 miles from Lyndhurst and is home to some of Britain’s native reptiles. The New Forest Reptile Centre houses a unique collection of all the native lizards, snakes, frogs, and toads, including the adder, the only venomous species of snake living in Britain. It was fascinating to see them up close and take our time watching them eat, swim and relax.
Paultons Park Home of Peppa Pig World
6.6km from Furzey Gardens
Home of the UK's only Peppa Pig World with 9 fun Peppa-themed rides, great for an amazing day out with the kids. It has over 70 exciting rides and attractions, set within 140 acres of beautiful parkland on the edge of the New Forest National Park. You can enjoy roller coasters, thrill rides, family rides, indoor and outdoor play areas, water splash parks, entertainments and an astonishing collection of birds and animals at our amusement park.
New Forest Wildlife Park
8.16km from Furzey Gardens
The New Forest Wildlife Park, a collection of indigenous species in their natural surroundings and a great day out for all the family. Stroll round the wooded grounds to discover 4 species of otters including the Giant Otters for the Amazon, owls, wolves, lynx, Eurasian bison, mouflon, pine marten, deer and so much more.
Eling Tide Mill Experience
9.22km from Furzey Gardens
The Grade II* listed Eling Tide Mill, which has stood at the center of life in Eling for centuries, is one of only a handful of working tide mills left in the UK. The mill's fascinating story and history continue in the Discovery Room where interactive displays include opportunities for visitors of all ages to get hands-on with quern stones and a working model of a tide mill.You can learn about the workings of the newly restored mill and discover how the tide is harnessed to power the centuries-
The New Forest
10.8km from Furzey Gardens
The New Forest became a national park in 2005 and was once a royal hunting ground for William the Conqueror.It covers an area of 566 square kilometres and is made up of vast tracts of unspoilt woodland, heathland and river valleys. Today deer, ponies and cattle continue to roam free in its ancient heaths and woodland. Clear rivers and shady groves provide tranquillity and a car-free haven for walking, cycling and horse riding.
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Location of Furzey Gardens
For more information about Furzey Gardens, visit: https://www.minsteadtrust.org.uk/furzey-gardens/