Thetford Forest is the UK's largest man made lowland forest with 18,730 hectares to explore. It's patchwork of pines, heathland and broadleaves provide the ideal setting for a great day out, and a welcome refuge for a rich variety of animal and plant life.
The forest covers a huge area with many different places to visit offering a range attractions from the exciting outdoor play facilities at High Lodge, the history and heritage of Mildenhall Warren and Lynford Arboretum and the peace and tranquility of the walks around St Helen's. Select Places to Visit in Thetford Forest from the side menu to find out more.
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What do other visitors say?
Visited high lodge yesterday for lunch unfortunately refurbishment was being carried out with a lot of noise, the toilet block was closed, had we known this in advance would have visited at a different time, and would not have wasted 2.20 for ten minutes parking.
Gnther Parschau, 7/Jan/2016
Hi, I've just come across your page by chance. - Wow, you're having a beautiful forest
Looks like the ones we have in Germany. Many forests over here are huge, solitary and silent. Providing you have chosen the proper route you can walk for a day without meeting anybody on your way.
The next time I'll be in Britain I'll be inspecting Thretford Forest ...
How much dose it cost for vans to park in the car park?
Forestry Commission Response
High Lodge Thetford Forest is the only place where we charge a site entry fee; £2.20 per hour.