Events

New Bisterne public events in 2022

We are open for visitors again, hooray!

Bisterne Coarse fishing: open February 1 – March 15 and then the whole of August and September. £12/day buy tickets at the River Bailiff’s house right down a road off the B3347 1.8 miles south of Ringwood, signed “Bisterne Fishing” down Watton’s Ford Lane. Find the Bailiff’s house here.

Saturday 28th May from 1.00-5.00pm there is a double opening of Bisterne Manor garden and its historic walled garden which is now beautifully tended by the Stable Family Home Trust. The entry ticket for both gardens is £5 which goes to the NGS. Children are free. Tea and cake will be served for £3.50, proceeds from which will be divided equally between the SFHT and the church. The Ringwood and Burley Band will be playing. Booking is recommended on-line at ngs.org.uk or cash at the gate. Dogs on leads welcome. Wheelchair access. Park your car and start the double tour here on this what3words place.

Sunday June 5th a Bisterne Jubilee Street Party will be held at Kingston Farm, BH24 3BJ at 1.00pm. This is a bring and share get-together for Bisterne, Kingston and district. It will be followed by a Barn Dance in the barn at Kingston Farm from 3.00-5.00pm. Bring your own drinks and come and celebrate HM the Queen’s 70th Jubilee. It’s a wonderful way to get to know each other. Location here on What3Words

June 12th Brixey’s Farm, part of Bisterne Farms, is open for Open Farm Sunday FREE 1000-1600hrs, with a chance to see cows being milked, calves and displays of farm machinery, a huge milk tanker, bees, wildlife conservation, gamekeeping, tractor and trailer ride, woodland walk, fly casting demonstration. Around 30 displays and a very good outing for children and the whole family. FREE, with easy parking. Click here and come to this location for the entrance off the B3347 1.5 m south of Ringwood. Use this entrance only, please.

30th July Stable Family Home Trust Summer Fayre. The Stable Family Home Trust are hosting their Country Summer Fayre. This will be a fun packed afternoon full of activities for all the family.

September Heritage Open Days at the Manor: – the Manor interior opens for FREE tours hosted by the owners on two days in early September – but tickets must be pre-booked via the Heritage Open Day website, please.  Dates to be announced.