But on their website, the organisers of the latest event - Lapland West Midlands - are distancing themselves from that disaster and insist: "We are nothing to do with Lapland New Forest
Included in the price of just pounds 89.95 is travel, half-board overnight in a good hotel, entrance to the Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre, a tour of the New Forest
and a visit to Lyndhurst.
You are now in the heart of the New Forest
and three waymarked walks of varying lengths have been created.
Indeed, it was oaks from the New Forest
that provided the timber for Nelson's favourite ship, the Agamemnon.
That meant new forests
were restricted to upland and bogland areas, comprising virtually all conifers and introduced species.
Dr Alex Rogers said: "We're hoping that the millions of visitors to the New Forest
National Park can use their smartphones to help us locate any remaining colonies of the cicada that might be in the forest."
We made our visit to Peppa Pig World during a short break in the fabulous - and fabulously named - Sandy Balls, in Hampshire''s New Forest
Bill said: "Having lived in the New Forest
for something like nine years or so, we'd decided we'd be happy to move somewhere else.
In the unchanged ancient landscape of the New Forest
National Park, ponies and cattle freely graze the land, whilst deeper in the forest, deer browse beneath canopies of mighty oak and beech.
FOLLOWING on from Wayne Stackhouse's article on attractions in the New Forest
(Mail, September 9), the New Forest
Tourism Association would like to point out you can visit the one-stop tourism shop - www.thenewforest.co.uk - for details of a wide range of accommodation, attractions, bicycle hire and activities.
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