Thetford Forest is a patchwork of pines, heathland and broadleaves providing the ideal setting for a great day out, and a welcome refuge for a rich variety of animal and plant life.
Many of our visitors are attracted by the peace and tranquility of Thetford Forest as well as the wide range of recreation facilities.
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There is something for everyone in the forest and the quieter sites provide a haven for wildlife - why not walk at Lynford around the Arboretum or lake. Visit the Desert Rats Memorial at High Ash or stroll through King's Forest.
Thetford Forest is a popular recreation destination with a high conservation value but it is also a busy working forest. Balancing the needs of people, wildlife and the local economy requires planning; take a look at our plans for the forest.