Welcome to Film:New Forest

Film:New Forest is the name for New Forest District Council’s film office.

The New Forest is a unique area and is well known as a popular tourism destination. However, the area is not new and is not all forest and many will be surprised at the variety of filming possibilities and locations available here.

Mark Kermode

Learn why the New Forest is your perfect filming location

Watch our short video narrated by Mark Kermode, film critic, television presenter and local resident.

Popular New Forest Filming Locations

New Forest Locations

View the New Forest filming locations.


New Forest locations brochure

Download the Film:New Forest locations brochure, ideal for productions to discuss the variety of locations the New Forest can offer.


  • London only 90 minutes by train
  • UK’s major studios within easy reach

Film Friendly

  • Dedicated Film:New Forest team
  • Member of Creative England’s Filming in England Partnership


  • Host of quality hotels for overnight stays
  • Large pool of skilled local crew


  • Vast number of possible filming locations
  • Sites to suit all manner of projects