The Shared Forest Project

The Shared Forest project, which is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and managed by the Commoners Defence Association, is working to increase public awareness and understanding of grazing animals and commoning in the New Forest. The following links contain much interesting information to start you thinking about your break in the New Forest!

Caring for the Forest

Who are the commoners?

Who owns the ponies?

Driving advice

New Forest ponies

Some ponies have collars

Who cuts the grass?