New Forest Christmas Fair

3rd & 4th December 2016

Exbury Gardens, Exbury, Southampton, SO45 1AZ

Opening Times: 10.00am – 4.00pm daily

Adults: £2.00

Children: Free

Parking: Free

Dogs Welcome


This is the official New Forest Christmas Fair which is taking place this year at Exbury Gardens.  We are very pleased to be welcoming 130 stands to the fair for the two days, full of local produce, gifts and festive carols.

We are also very much looking forward to welcoming Woodfalls Band playing traditional Christmas carols.

In the Dog Show Ring there will be displays throughout the day from Mullenscote Gun Dogs.

Getting to the Fair:

Please follow the AA Sign’s and Exbury Gardens and Steam Train Railway signs to the fair postcode for the site is SO45 1AZ.

Exbury Gardens:

Exbury Gardens have kindly opening up part of the Gardens for visitors to enjoy, also why not take a ride on the steam train this will be an additional £5.00 to take a ride.  The children’s play area will also be open which is just by the entrance into the gardens.


Dogs are welcome on leads, there will be dog shows taking place on both days at 11.30am and 2.30pm.  Which you can enter on the day, please see below for full list of classes.

£1.00 per dog, per entry
1. Dog or Bitch Best Condition

2. Dog or Bitch with Waggiest Tail

3. Best Puppy (up to 6 months old)

4. Most Handsome Dog

5. Prettiest Bitch 

6. Best Rescue

6. Dog judge would most like to take home 

7. Best trick

8. Child’s (6 to 16 years) Best Friend

9. Golden Oldie (8 years and over)

10. Fancy Dress – Christmas Theme

Crafty Corner:

There is going to be a crafting corner in the food court area, along with face painting from ‘Incredible Faces’.


Remember to wrap up warm, Christmas hats and jumpers welcome.  Sensible footwear, as can take a walk around the fair and gardens.