New Milton is a spread around town in the south west corner of Hampshire, England. It has a long tall street later than mainly 20th century architecture. It has six schools and two colleges within or nearby. The northern ration of its civil parish, Bashley is in the New Forest and the south touches the coast, Barton-on-Sea. The town is equidistant between Lymington town centre and Christchurch town centres, 6 miles (10 km) away. The town holds a market all Wednesday and has a theatre, two large community centres, large sports centre and football club. As at 2011 the direct age of its population was 47 years, which was higher than the national average and that of Barton’s electoral ward was 56.5 years.
On the outskirts are numerous holiday parks and to the gruff north are campsites and forest-side guesthouses which support as bases for exploring the forest, hiking, cycling and enjoying the reachable beaches. The town has the Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum and features in the local New Forest open summit bus tours.