We are taking a short holiday from the 29th of May to the 1st of June. All orders placed will be speedily dispatched upon our return. We thank you for your patience.

About us

The Team at New Forest Footwear

  • Managing Director - Benjamin Kingshott Rest & Play Footwear Ltd
  • Company Secretary - Derek Hollis Rest & Play Footwear Ltd
  • Web Designer - Thomas Mayers (MayersDesign)


Congratulations on visiting our Web site. You are about to experience the opportunity to purchase footwear manufactured from the finest quality materials, to exacting standards, at substantially reduced prices. All our footwear is sourced direct from our parent company Rest & Play Footwear Ltd.

We have, since 1994, been supplying trade and retail customers from our factory outlet centres located in the South West of England. All major Debit and Credit cards are welcomed and are processed through Barclaycard, the most secure site available on the Internet. This allows our Customers to purchase with complete peace of mind. All products are in stock and dispatched within 24 hours from our new distribution centre which is situated in the South West of England in the county of Somerset.

We only list products that are actually in stock and awaiting immediate dispatch, unlike some of our competitors that keep their customers waiting whilst they await delivery themselves!

Every single product comes with a complete satisfaction guarantee. We are so confident in the quality of our footwear, unlike most of our competitors, we offer free delivery with easy returns on each and every item. If the product is not for you, just return it within 28 days of receipt, in an as new condition, for a full and immediate refund or a swift exchange for another style or size see FAQ section for full returns detail.

Our Privacy Policy is that we do not retain or hold any financial information concerning any transaction carried out on this web site.

Pictures of New Forest Footwear in action


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Greengauge/Henselite were delighted to welcome Ben Kingshott who is the proprietor of Rest & Play Footwear Ltd to our HQ in Macmerry earlier this week. During his visit Ben was presented with an update on the new products that will shortly be available from both Henselite and Emsmorn.
Ben was hugely impressed with what he seen and expects to be doing a lot of business with us this year. Thanks Ben for all your continued support. Ben is pictured with company MD Graham Robertson (right) and General Manager Emma Logan.(left)

1. Vehicles being loaded at our new dispatch unit in Henstridge Somerset for next day delivery.

2. Hiking footwear in stock (as always) and awaiting dispatch from our Warehouse.

3. Customers can either order online or simple phone us on 01963 371669 and place their order by phone at the same Web only prices.We unfortunately do not have facilities for customers to collect from our warehouse.

4. Massive range of Footwear at Outlet prices available online or by phone .

5. Every customer is special to us.

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New Forest Footwear is a trading name of Rest & Play Footwear Ltd whos registered Office is Bramleys, Bath Road, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1EB. Company Number 4674771. Vat Registration Number 639 6047 15.