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Welcome to Ringwood

One of England's oldest market towns, set on the western edge of the New Forest,

Ringwood is in the heart of the beautiful Hampshire and Dorset countryside, but close to Southampton to the east, Bournemouth to the south west and Salisbury to the north.

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The History of Ringwood

Ringwood  was a settlement founded in the Anglo-Saxon period on the River Avon. Its existence was first recorded in 961 when King Edgar gave 22 hides of land in “Rimecuda” (Ringwood) to Abingdon Abbey. A hide of land was approximately 120 acres (49 Hectares).

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