History of Ringwood
If you go to a pub outside of Ringwood called the 'Alice Lisle', you will learn how Alice Lisle gave refuge to two wanted men escaping the Battle of Sedgemoor. When her home was raided, the men were found and Alice arrested. She was beheaded as a lesser punishment to being burnt at the stake. She is buried at St Mary's Church in Ellingham, one mile from her Moyles Court home.
Unknown facts about Ringwood
The BBC television comedy series, Brittas Empire was filmed at Ringwood Health and Leisure Centre.
Places to Visit in Ringwood
Ringwood Brewery is a great place to visit. Of course the New Forest is on its door step and Moors Valley Country Park is great for entertaining the grandchildren. There are good quality shops, restaurants and cafes with a big Waitrose in the middle of Ringwood.