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The Beech Trail
(Average user rating: unrated unrated)

Trail details

Grade of Trail:

  • Easy

Trail Waymarking:


Length of trail:

3 miles

Trail is currently open


Trail description

This extension from the Fir Trail will take you through coniferous forest to Rishbeth Wood, which is an interesting mix of Pine, Oak, Beech and Larch. It is particularly attractive in Autumn and is a good fungus hunting area. On the approach to the wood you cross a sandy heathland and pass by the Thetford Warren Lodge, which dates back to 1400. This trail is 6 miles in length when linked with the Fir trail.

A map showing the walking trails around High Lodge is available from the Forest Centre. (You can also view a printable version of the map online. Why not print off a copy before you visit?


What do other visitors say?

Please contact me with regard to the possibility of using this course as a team building exercise. thank you.

Carol Stearn, 14/Jan/2014

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What's Here?

  • Walking


OS Grid ref: TL807864
Postcode: IP27 0AF

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High Lodge Thetford Forest

0300 067 4400

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