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Winter Opening Times
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The car park, trails and toilets are open every day unless severe weather results in closures.  Updates on any unplanned closures will be posted on our social media and website homepage.

Visitor Information and Forest Shop

Open daily                                       10am – 4pm
24 December                                   10am - 3pm
25 – 26 December                            CLOSED
27 -30 December                             10am – 4pm
31 December                                    10am - 3pm
New Year’s Day                                11am – 3pm
2 – 5 January                                   10am – 4pm
From 6 January                                WEEKENDS ONLY 10am-4pm
From 27 January open daily               10am – 4pm

Siskins café

Open daily                                       10am – 5pm
24 December                                   10am – 3pm
25 & 26 December                           CLOSED
27 - 30 December                            10am – 5pm
31 December                                   10am – 3pm
1 -7 January                                    10am - 5pm
8 -26 January                                  CLOSED
From 27 January open daily              10am - 5pm                            


Open daily except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.


Segway – weekends only 28 October to 3 December then closed until 25 March
Tree Top Adventure – weekends 28 October to 3 December then closed until February half term.


What do other visitors say?

Just checking that trees will be available for sale on dates / times shown. We came one time and it was the staff Christmas lunch and you were closed.

Stuart Wiltshire, 3/Dec/2016

Yes we will be open on the dates and times shown, unless there are severe weather conditions or other unforeseen circumstances, which will be updated on our website and social media pages. Sorry for the inconvenience on your previous visit. Please feel free to give us a call on 017687 78469 if you would like to double check on the day you would like to visit.

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Last updated: 15th November 2017

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What's Here?

  • Cafe
  • Mountain biking
  • Dogs
  • Parking (chargeable)
  • Shop
  • Walking
  • Visitor centre
  • Toliets


OS Grid ref: NY209245
Postcode: CA12 5TW

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01768 778469
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