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(Average user rating: 4 unrated 3.8/5)

Discover brand new woodlands, ponds, orchards and wildflower meadows at Jeskyns Community Woodland.  Come and watch it grow.

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Gruffalo Orienteeering Course

GruffaloJoin in the fun from 15th July 2016 with our self led Gruffalo Orienteering Course. Course maps available for purchase from the cafe (£1.50).  Sign up to hear more about our Gruffalo activities!

Events and Activities

Cardinham Forest SchoolWhatever the season join us for fun and informative events and activities such as our Forest School Activity Programme.

Responsible dog owners welcomed!

Jeskyns Dog Club mascot 1Jeskyns is a great place to have fun with your pooch. Why not join our free Jeskyns Dog Club and help us to promote responsible dog ownership?

What do other visitors say?

Is there a Gruffalo of Stick Man Trail currently at Jesktns?

Ruth, 22/Nov/2016

Yes, we have a Gruffalo orienteering course. You can purchase a trail map from the café £1.50.

Forestry Commission Response
5 Stars 5 Stars

A jewel in the Kent country side

Gary, 19/Nov/2016
5 Stars 5 Stars

Wonderful place,go there every day. One problem though, by the pylon the fences are mostly trampled downallowing my adventorous dog to go inand take his time coming out.

Mike, 21/Oct/2016
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Please email us at jeskynsranger@forestry.gsi.gov.uk if you have an enquiry, a complaint or would like a personal reply to your comments.

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Last updated: 7th December 2016

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What's Here?

  • Picnic
  • Viewpoint
  • Cafe
  • Cafe open daily 9:30am - 3:30pm
  • Cycling
  • Cycles welcome to use all paths - but please give way to pedestrians.
  • Horse riding
  • Dedicated grass horse trail.
  • Orienteering
  • Permanent orienteering course. Maps available from www.dfok.co.uk
  • Parking (chargeable)
  • £1.50 per day or £30 Discovery Pass (annual). Please note: 2m height restriction at entrance.
  • Play area
  • Range of natural play features.
  • Walking
  • Range of easy access, hard surfaced trails.
  • Toliets
  • Toilets open during cafe opening hours (9:30am - 3:30pm daily).
More about what's here

Location

OS Grid ref: TQ660699
Postcode: DA12 3AN

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Contact

Jeskyns Ranger

01474 825118
jeskynsranger@­forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Opening & Parking

Opening Times:
7am to dusk - currently 9pm
Parking
£1.50 per day or £30 Discovery Pass (annual). Please note: 2m height restriction at entrance.
Discovery Pass
£30
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