is a village in the New Forest
district of Hampshire
, which together with Colbury hamlet makes the parish of Ashurst and Colbury
. Ashurst is on the A35 road
near the Southampton
conurbation. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 2,011. The parish is on the edge of the designated New Forest
National Park area. The village has a campsite, some shops and a railway station
. There are three pubs called The Happy Cheese, The New Forest Hotel and The Forest Inn.
The parish is bounded to the west by Netley Marsh parish and the Bartley Water, to the north by the A326 road and Totton and Eling, and to the south by Denny Lodge parish in the New Forest.