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Orienteering Course
(Average user rating: 5 unrated 5/5)

Grade of Trail:

  • Moderate

Trail Waymarking:

Follow the map to locate green posts with a red and white orienteering symbol displayed.

Length of trail:

2.1 - 4.5 kilometres

Trail is currently open

 

There is a large permanent orienteering course at High Lodge. Please telephone 01842 816028 for further information and to book in groups visiting the site to use this course.

The course has been altered in 2012 so if you haven't visited recently, please be aware you will need to purchase the new map.

What do other visitors say?

5 Stars 5 Stars

I can only second the suggestion to review the deal with the ticket machine queues. I'm not sure whether you ever walked along that queue and saw the irritated and upset expressions on people's faces who weren't expecting such a "surprise" by the end of their visit but if you ever did you would surely consider optimising the payment process.

Mike, 19/Aug/2013

Thank you for your feedback and we have been very busy on site. We do manage queues when staff resource allows and you can pay site entry fees at High Lodge Information Point (HLIP), as an alternative to the ticket machines. We also sell All Day tickets which can be purchased when you arrive on site at HLIP and we do advertise this. Finally you can purchase a Discovery Pass for 55 which allows 12 months access to the site.

Forestry Commission Response
5 Stars 5 Stars

I VISITED YOUR SITE ON BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY.6/5/13 I HAD A GREAT DAY, THE WHOLE PLACE HAS BEEN LAID OUT EXTREMELY WELL. THE ONLY THING WHICH COULD BE IMPROVED ON IS THE QUEUES FOR THE TICKET MACHINE ON THE WAY OUT. MAY I SUGGEST YOU GET RID OF THE ■10.50 CHARGE AND JUST HAVE A FLAT ■11.00 CHARGE AND THEN YOU COULD GIVE PEOPLE THE OPTION OF PAYING FOR THERE PARKING AS SOON AS THEY ARRIVE, THIS WOULD SAVE THE QUEUES AT THE END OF THE DAY.

RICHARD JACKSON, 7/May/2013

Thank you for your feedback which will be considered when reviewing our site entry fee system. The May Day Bank Holiday was our busiest so far this year. Have you considered purchasing a Discovery Pass (55 for 12 months unlimited access to High Lodge) and that would mean no more queueing to pay site entry fees!

Forestry Commission Response
5 Stars 5 Stars

Anonymous, 21/Jul/2012

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What's Here?

  • Walking
  • Orienteering
  • Orienteering maps are available from High lodge Information Point at a cost of 2.00 each.
More about what's here

Location

OS Grid ref: TL807864
Postcode: IP27 OAF

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Contact

High Lodge Thetford Forest

01842 815434
highlodgefeedback@­forestry.gsi.gov.uk

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