New Forest: The Crown’s Hunting Ground

First Aired: December 2021

1 x 60 min documentary for the Smithsonian Channel UK and US.

Hugh Bonneville guides viewers through a year in the New Forest National Park in southern England, home to ancient woods, mossy mires and rich heathlands.

Hugh on the documentary: “An ancient landscape and a contemporary haven for Britain’s wildlife, The New Forest is one of the nation’s jewels. It is a unique and precious environment, brilliantly captured in this enthralling and thought-provoking film.”

The film is entitled The Crown’s Ancient Forest in the US.


Sarah Cunliffe, Emma Ross


Emma Ross

Production Co:

Big Wave Productions for Smithsonian Channel and Terra Mater Factual Studios

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