Salcey Forest is an oasis of nature and history only 7 miles from the centre of Northampton. Wildlife and history are in abundance at Salcey. So come and discover why elephants roamed the forest and where to find a roman road. 'Secret Salcey' guides are available from the Forest Cafe for only £3.
Please note that resurfacing work will also be carried out along the horse trail in the next few weeks (weekdays only). Horse riders are advised to take note of warning signs and diversions.
Tree Ninja is NOW OPEN! The arial ropes course takes you on an exciting adventure through the trees, testing your skill and your courage! To book your place please follow the link to their website.
If you have a head for heights, ascend the all ability Tree Top Way and see Salcey from a completely different viewpoint, with fantastic views in store at the top.
Please note that the Elephant Bridge and Tree Top Way will be closed for 4 full days from 10th December for essential maintenence.
There are extensive trails to help you explore the forest, with three walking trails, two of which are all-access paths. There is a 5 mile family cycle route and a 6 mile horse riding trail with its own car park for horse boxes.
The main access point to Salcey Forest has a cafe, toilets, a fenced children's play area, information point, picnic areas and is the starting point for trails and events. The car park at this main access point is pay and display.
Car parking costs £1 for one hour, or £3 for a whole day.