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Explore Forestry Commission woodlands in the Thames Chase Community Forest
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Within the Thames Chase Community Forest there are ten Forestry Commission woodlands, each offering visitors a great day out and place to relax, walk, cycle and play.

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Berwick Glades

This small woodland, with its planted glades and wildflower meadows offers visitors great views of Ingrebourne Valley.

Bonnetts Wood

Bonnetts Wood provides a quiet haven off the beaten track. A great place for walking and wildlife watching.

Cely Woods

Cely Woods offers visitors an excellent network of trails and is home to a rich numerous insects and flowers. Great links to Belhus Woods.

Folkes Lane Woodland

Within this woodland you'll find waymarked walking routes, perfect picnic spots and stunning views. On a good day you can see as far as the Millennium Dome and the London Eye.

Harold Court Woods

This friendly sites offers easy walking and a place for visitors to relax. For a longer walk or ride, cross over to Pages Wood or Tylers Common.

Ingrebourne Hill

Walk the dog or jog, ride your horse or mountain bike, picnic or play, or just kick back and relax. You can do it all at Ingrebourne Hill. 

Mardyke Woods

Explore a variety of woodland paths in this ancient woodland or take the children to play in the two adjacent play areas.

Pages Wood

Pages Wood provides visitors with a variety of walking trails and safe off-road cycling for the kids.

Thames Chase Forest Centre & Broadfields 

Visit Broadfields and the Thames Chase Forest Centre for a day of walking, cycling, wildlife watching or adventure play. The Forest Centre has a cafe and shop to help you refuel after your adventures.

Tylers Wood

Go for a gentle stroll in Tylers Wood and see right across the Docklands and the City of London.

Did you know..?

That in partnership with the Forestry Commission and other organisations, the Thames Chase Trust's target is to plant 5.5million trees on over 2,000ha (5,000 acres) of land in the Thames Chase area by 2030.

What do other visitors say?

Forestry commission site says stick man trail is coming to thames chase. Which part will it be set up in.

Cris, 27/Nov/2015

Hi there. The Stickman Trail will be available at Broadfields from early December. Regards, Community Ranger

Forestry Commission Response
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Excellent Website with some really good walks

Christin G, 27/May/2015

Thanks for your comment, great to get your feedback. Hope you enjoy exploring the walks!

Forestry Commission Response

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What's Here?

  • Cycling
  • Mountain biking
  • Dogs
  • Easy Access
  • Horse riding
  • Parking
  • Picnic
  • Play area
  • Walking
  • Visitor centre


OS Grid ref: TQ584862

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