2021 BCC Feast Of Lanterns. All units are invited to the BCC 2021 Feast Of Lanterns at TURNPIKE SHOWGROUND MOTCOMBE , DORSET. SP7 9PL 26th-31st August 2021

Closing date for bookings 1st of July for Block Bookings. You may be able to still book direct with the BCC after this but without the £10 discount

Post to 

Brenda Burst
NFDA Secretary
c/o 17 Wildfell Close
BH23 2PU


email secretary@newforestda.com




 The FOL will run over 5 days which includes entertainment , trade area, Food outlet, Folk group and Club band , We hope to put on an event that you will not forget, so pencil it in your diary

       Bookings are now open and available from Southern and Wessex BCC Facebook Page, or www.southernandwessexbcc.co.uk , or this website, or Contact 07751106576 for details  

Book early and get a £10 discount .




Post and Pre Meets

Pre Meet
Aug 12th – 26th Beehive Field, Trowbridge Rd, Bradford on Avon, Dorset. SP7 9PL.
 This level site with easy access is adjacent to the Kennet & Avon Canal towpath.  Ideal for cycling and walking.  Bus stop outside the site, shops within 1 mile.  An area with many National Trust sites.  Ideal for visiting Cheddar Gorge, Wookey Hole, Bristol, Bath, Clarks shopping village etc.  Hire boats at the marina. 
From M4 take A350 south to Trowbridge.  Follow A363 Bradford on Avon road markings.
After crossing canal bridge site entrance on right in 50 yds past Beehive PH.

Site Organisers: Barry & Rosie Tel: 07842 143047 , 07751106576


Post Meet
August 31st  – 8th September  Currently looking for replacement venue
Booking Advisable Organisers:  Barry & Rosie Tel: 07842 143047, 07751106576
Things to do in the area visit  www.dorsetattractions.co.uk.

THS Sites for 2021 now listed please have a look

We are pleased to Publish this years THS dates and still hope to run these events. We are in need of stewards for some of these and if you can help please contact :-

Janet  07513409978

email ths-officer@newforestda.com

THS details on the links below


Ballard School

Swanage & Wareham

Breamore House

THS Sites 2021

Site Week Start Date End Date Stewards
Ballard School  (HS1727/21) 1,2,3 16/07/2021 02/08/2021 Setchell Camburn
3 & 4 03/08/21 13/08/2021 Camburn Sawkins
Swanage & Wareham RUFC  (HS1858/21) 1 04/08/2021 11/08/2021 Setchell HELP !!
2 11/08/2021 17/08/2021 Setchell Cole
3 16/08/2021 23/08/2021  Setchell Sawkins
4 25/08/2021 01/09/2021  Setchell Morton
Breamore House (HS2378/21 1 & 2 04/09/2020 09/092020 Sawkins Smith
3 15/09/2020 19/09/2020 Sawkins Jefferies
Birchwood (HS1885/21 1, 2, 3, 4 15/06/2020 13/07/2020 Setchell TBC

Lower Exbury Gardens booked meet 13th to 16th May Bookings Now Closed !!!Please Note Arrival time now 12, not 10am as advertised!!!

This weekend see us in a field overlooking the Beaulieu river entrance and the Western Solent.

Good location just a short drive or walk (1.4 miles)  to Exbury Gardens nearby

Also very near to Lepe beach and country park for dog walkers

Lower Exbury

Lepe beach

Turn Left off B3053 (Dibden Purlieu to Beaulieu road) SP Exbury. Follow signs to Exbury Gardens, go past gardens on right to junction for village but continue straight ahead (dont turn left) after approx 1.0 mile site on right up gravel drive, follow NFDA signs

Bucklers Hard 24th to 27th June

Buckler’s Hard is a hamlet on the banks of the Beaulieu River in the English county of Hampshire. With its Georgian cottages running down to the river, Buckler’s Hard is part of the 9,000-acre Beaulieu Estate. The hamlet is some 2.5 miles south of the village of Beaulieu.

The site is situated near to the Tea rooms and all that are camping have access to the Maritime Museum

Take a tranquil cruise down the Beaulieu River – an unspoilt haven which is rich in history and wildlife.

A place of serenity and beauty… step aboard for a peaceful 30 minute boat trip along one of the few privately owned rivers in the world. Click Here for Details

booking form

Stewards Tony & Dee Tester

£14 per unit night

Nearby Activities

National Motor Museum, Beaulieu

Exbury Garden

New Forest with its many walks

Local Pub, The Master Builder within easy walk of the site

Beer & Cider Festival 2019