West Walk is an ideal wood for a complete day out for all the family with walking trails, cycling, picnic spots and adventure play areas.
West Walk at 350 hectares is the largest remaining fragment of the former Forest of Bere.
Schola Foris Archimedes
SFA is our new Learning Partner at West Walk and will soon be offering a range of activities for schools, colleges, groups and other visitors to the site. Their staff team has a great deal of experience in running outdoor learning activities including Forest School and is looking forward to getting started. Look out for more information here and at West Walk in the near future.
Their first event took place on Father's Day - a den building session for children and their fathers, which also involved woodland games and a campfire experience with marshmallows. For more information about SFA and the opportunities that will soon be on offer please go to www.sfa-cic.org or ring 01625 573086.
If you are a regular visitor to the forest you could soon make a saving on car parking with our annual parking pass - the Discovery Pass.
Support your local forest, get car parking for a year, local and national discount offers and a seasonal e-newsletter.
There are two way marked walking trails and plenty of natural paths to help you discover West Walk on foot or by bike.
Children will have great fun in the adventure play area with its large oak tree house, wooden playhouses, wigwams, sand pit, climbing wall, bridge and shingle stream.
There are two BBQs available for hire with prior booking only. Please contact us on 02380 283141 to check availability and to make a booking.
The Great Big Food Company is now operating in West Walk car park.
Open 9am to 5pm (weather permitting) at weekends during October - May and 7 days a week during June - September. They offer hot and cold drinks, ice creams, snacks and sandwiches. Click here for more details and opening times.