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Explore Lynford Lakes & Zig Zag
(Average user rating: 4 unrated 4/5)

Giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum). SPRING. BEDGEBURY PINETUM






Accessible through Lynford Arboretum from either the Green or Blue walking trails.

Walking Trail

Features include the Sequoia Avenue and the Bull Ride statue, as well as a sunken walkway and 'hidden' statues. Regular haunt of Crossbills.

What do other visitors say?

5 Stars 5 Stars

A good morning with the camera.

Noel, 8/Jan/2018

Good to hear. Let us know if you spot any interesting birds or wildlife on the Thetford Forest Facebook page.

Forestry Commission Response
3 Stars 3 Stars

Enjoyed a walk down to the lake from the arboretum but very disappointed that the view from the bird hide over the lake is obscured by the brambles & saplings that have grown up in front of the Windows.

Are you able to get these cut down?

NorfolkWren , 17/Apr/2016

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What's Here?

  • Arboreta
  • Dogs on lead
  • Ancient Monuments
  • Walking
  • Viewpoint
  • Parking
  • Off of the A1065 on the Lynford Road near to the Arboretum
More about what's here


OS Grid ref: TL816929

Get directions


Nicky Russell

0300 067 4546

Opening & Parking

Opening Times:
Dawn to Dusk
Off of the A1065 on the Lynford Road near to the Arboretum

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Forest Plans

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England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.