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Explore Wyre Community Discovery Centre
(Average user rating: 5 unrated 4.1/5)

The Wyre Community Discovery Centre is a fantastic venue for school visits, meetings, and a host of other functions! designed with a host of green technologies and with a balcony looking out into the beautiful surrounding forest, it's the ideal venue for all occasions.

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What do other visitors say?

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We love bringing our children to Wyre Forest. We've visited a number of times and thoroughly enjoyed the forest walks on both occasions. We visited yesterday and had the same great feeling from the short walk to see the Gruffalo.

However, I was very disappointed in the state of the toilets round from the cafe. There was toilet paper all over the floor, the toilets weren't clean and one of the taps felt like it was going to come loose. I mentioned this to a member of staff who told me they were only cleaned once a day. I can understand this on a regular day; but a public holiday surely warrants extra cleaning due to the increased usage.

Also, the cafe left something to be desired. The outside area was busy and the bins were full to overflowing. The staff eventually came out to clear them with no protective gloves on which is surely against your health and safety policy. This is our 3rd public holiday visit where by mid afternoon they were out of cream teas (which I've managed to have once before and thoroughly enjoyed). This may be a little thing but it contributed to our overall feeling that the Wyre Forest was letting itself down.

Please pass on and consider my comments. You have a lovely attraction which just needs a little improvement to make it an overall wonderful experience.

Joanna Timms, 26/May/2015

Hi is the gruffalo hunt still there?

Sophie, 1/Apr/2015

The Gruffalo Trail has now finished and been replaced with Superworm, which will be here until October. The Gruffalo sculpture is stil very much here...and still fast asleep! Enjoy your vist.

Forestry Commission Response

Are there already some orienteering routes planned out, if so where can we buy the maps and how much are they?

Estelle, 25/Mar/2015

Yes, there is a course at Callow Hill and at Hawkbatch. course packs are available from the Forest Cafe for 1.50 each. We hope you enjoy your visit.

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Postcode: DY14 9XQ

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