Enjoy a forest adventure at High Lodge Thetford Forest. Unwind with beautiful forest trails or try the excitement of our bike trails, Go Ape and adventure play
Funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund has been awarded for a project to make a new trail in the forest which will link and interpret its landscape history, wildlife and forest management.
Stick Man trail
Join Stick Man on his quest to the family tree. Pick up a Stick Man activity pack (£3) from the Information Point to help you complete activities along the way. Find out more.
Come and find our Gruffalo's Child
Come and meet the new additions! Find our Gruffalo's Child by following the Fir and Pine trails from outside the Information Point. She's by the Rabbit and new Tree House.
Come and find the awesome new Tree House and Climbing Forest in our biggest and most impressive play areas.
Our cycle volunteer group TIMBER and the Forestry Commission are proud to announce our new pump track is now open. This cycling facility incorporates a closed loop of rolling features and tightly bermed corners.
For the latest site information and customer offers. Find details of the harvesting programme that is now underway on site.
Site Entry fee information and facilities on site.
We have some beautiful walks for you to enjoy. Discover the wildlife, uncover the history and wander through the forest on one of our waymarked trails.
Explore Thetford Forest by bike. Wide, open trails for complete beginners as well as miles of flowing single track for more adventurous types. Get a taster here of the family trail.
Enjoy adventure high above the forest floor, taking on zip-wires, tarzan swings and a variety of obstacles! Mini-Tarzans can also get in on the action with Go Ape’s Tree Top Junior course (min height 1m). For more information and to book visit Go Ape.
Get off the beaten track on board an all-terrain forest segway – Go Ape’s epic forest adventure with a down-to-earth twist. It’s a totally unique way to tackle our trails. Min age 10yrs and min weight 7 Stone. For more information and to book visit Go Ape Forest Segway.
Amazing play equipment and opportunities for learning.
The Café serves fresh, seasonal, hot and cold food and drinks throughout the year. It is open everyday, (excluding Christmas Day) - seasonal opening times apply. Call 01842 814042 for more info. The Pantry and Ice Cream Parlour may also be open during the holidays and peak times, subject to customer demand.
Plan your visit to coincide with our additional attractions being on site at weekends and school holidays, subject to customer demand. Call 0300 067 4400 to check.
Enjoy the forest, learn new skills and meet new people. Get stuck in and help make the forest a fantastic place for people and wildlife. We currently have a range of volunteering opportunities at High Lodge and in the wider Thetford Forest area.
What do other visitors say?
Mrs Harrison, 17/Mar/2016
I have booked a large BBQ for the 30th July 16, i was told i would receive a confirmation, but have not received that yet.
Yours Sincerely Mrs Harrison
Forestry Commission Response
Please call the High Lodge Information Point on 0300 067 4400.
5 StarsNess, 9/Feb/2016
We live near High lodge and love it so much. It makes for a great day out, the kids love and so do we. We usually take a picnic and love the play areas.
5 StarsDave, 2/Feb/2016
Just moved to the area and took my family to High lodge at the weekend. What a great place so much to do - the kids loved it. Would definitely recommend it for a good value family day out