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.
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.
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 at the weekends and holidays only, from Monday to Friday parking during term time is free.
Car parking costs £1 for one hour, or £3 for a whole day.