Alice Holt Forest, Bucks Horn Oak, Farnham, Surrey GU10 4LS
Alice Holt Forest is open 364 days a year (closed Christmas Day) from 8am and closes at 5pm (December – February), 6pm (March), 7pm (April), 9pm (May – September), 7pm (October) and 6pm (November).
The Cafe on the Green is open 9am - 4:30pm in the Winter and 9am - 6pm in the Summer (more about the cafe below).
When severe weather conditions at weekends could restrict access to the forest or necessitate closure please visit our Facebook page for information: www.facebook.com/aliceholtforest
We are unable to post up to date information on this webpage at weekends.
Toilet facilities are located at the Visitor Centre and include a fully equipped 'Changing Places' room with hoist and height adjustable changing bed and vanity unit. A radar key is available from the rangers on request.
For more information call 01420 23666.
Car Parking Charges
There is a charge for vehicle access within the forest to assist with the maintenace costs of the woodland facilities. You can pay on-site at a machine or buy a Discovery Pass for a years worth of free parking. Please note that you will need to have change or a credit card with you to pay for parking.
£1.50 up to 1 hour
£2.50 up to 2 hours
£4.00 up to 3 hours
£5.00 up to 4 hours
£7.00 over 4 hours
£40.00 coach parking
£15.00 minibus parking
£45.00 Discovery Pass (available from the Forest Office Monday - Thursday)
There is no parking charge for schools coming on visits led by Alice Holt staff. Other schools are able to obtain parking at a reduced rate when they book in advance. All schools are required to make a booking for their visit.
Our new cycle hire provider is on site with a range of adult and children's bikes available.
The Cycle Centre is open 7 days a week from 9am till 4pm (closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day). For further information call 01420 521297 or visit their website.
Cycling for All
'Cycling for All' groups will continue to be supported but will be restricted to existing volunteers and committed groups rather than general hire.
The final Thursday morning session in 2014 will be on the 18th December. Sessions will start up again in the New Year on Thursday 22nd January.
Cafe on the Green offers a range of food and drink, from freshly prepared meals to ice creams and hot and cold drinks. For more information on menus, birthday parties, group catering and more please call 01420 521267.
If you would like to have a barbecue you will need to hire on of the freestanding bookable barbecues. There are 3 pre-bookable barbecues available for hire. To check availability and to pre-book please call 01483 326266.
The maximum number of people permitted in a party is 30 in total (our barbecue pitches are not suitable for large groups or corporate gatherings).
We ask you, please, not to bring your own barbecue for fire safety reasons. Portable and disposable barbecues are not permitted.
Dogs are welcome at Alice Holt Forest but they must be under control at all times throughout the forest for their own safety and for the benefit of other visitors and the wildlife.
Additionally all dogs should be on a lead in the car parks and by the café, play areas and ponds. Please clean up after your dog and use the bins provided.