Agisters - Areas and Contact Details

Agister map

Presently five in number, the agisters are a skilled group of men with a good working knowledge of the Forest and its depastured animals. They each have an allocated area and are responsible for over-seeing all aspects of the ponies on the Forest.

Note: During working hours please report any issues or concerns
to Sue Westwood - Clerk to the Verderers on 023 80282052.

AREA 1 - Yellow

Andrew Napthine - Tel: 023 80866320, Mobile: 07836 203883
Peter Rix - Tel: 01725 514769, Mobile: 08721 409755

Andrew covers the area between the A35 and A31 as far as the A337 Lyndhurst to Cadnam Road and the Northern Commons, the boundary to the west being the road from Stoney Cross across to Pipers Wait.

Peter's area is to the West of Andrew's patch (Stoney Cross to Pipers Wait roads) across to the Western Commons & South as far as the A31.


AREA 2 - Green

Jonathan Gerrelli - Tel: 01590 682835, Mobile: 07836 602163

Jonathan covers Dur Hill, Holmsley South of the disused Railway continuing through at the bottom of Brownhills then up to the triangle formed by the Burley, Brockenhurst, Sway (Marlpit Oak) roads, along that road outside Setthorns and then following the road back into Sway.

AREA 3 - Brown

Robert Maton - Tel: 01590 612195, Mobile: 07836 500106

DriftRobert has the south of the Forest. His area boundary is the part of the Forest north of Jonathan's patch - i.e. Longslade and Wilverley then all to the South of the A35 right upto Lyndhurst. He then has the Forest south of the B3056 Lyndhurst to Beaulieu Road and then staying south of Beaulieu River so he has Bucklers Hard and the foreshore. His area then follows the perambulation of the Forest all the way round the edge of Beaulieu Heath right back to Brockenhurst so past Roundhill Campsite etc.

AREA 4 - Blue

Mike Lovell - Tel: 023 8089 0596, Mobile: 07836 757579

Mike covers the Forest to the north of the B3056 to Beaulieu and then following the northside of Beaulieu River. His area extends across to the eastern boundary - Blackfield, Fawley, Marchwood etc all the way up to Ashurst and then north of the A35 up to Cadnam (east of the A337).