Foodies will not be disappointed with The New Forest Food & Drink Festival taking place from 31st October to 6th November. The area is well known as a food heaven with world class hotels, and country inns, offering superb menus.

Numerous culinary events will be on the menu including produce-tasting, featured dishes and activities for every food lover, including children. Menus will feature traditional forest foods and more contemporary additions such as award-winning charcuterie, not to mention stunning fish and seafood from the forest's 40 miles of coastline.  

Visitors can look forward to sampling true Pannage pork from the forest's famous free-roaming, acorn-eating pigs amongst other mouth-watering dishes.

Food experiences not to be missed!

A Taste of the Outdoors on 2nd November is a living and learning event focussing on the Forest's rich history and cultural heritage. Scrumptious lunches, cooked by local chefs, will be available to purchase on the day.

A Festival Food & Drink Produce Market on 6th November features a skills workshop. It will focus on our hard-working farmers, producers and local ingredients.

The Vegetarian Forest Feast: The outdoors way of Forest life is a delight and vegetarian food is most definitely on the menu! Join Simon Rimmer, from Channel 4's Sunday Brunch, who will be headlining this theme at Burley Manor for a vegetarian banquet.

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