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(Average user rating: 4 unrated 3.8/5)

Discover brand new woodlands, ponds, orchards and wildflower meadows at Jeskyns Community Woodland.  Come and watch it grow.

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Gruffalo Spotters at Jeskyns Community Woodland

Gruffalo Spotters at Jeskyns Community WoodlandFrom 20th February, follow clues and collect evidence as you search for the Gruffalo along the Gruffalo Spotters trail! Bring the characters to life before your eyes with The Gruffalo Spotter free app, or gather clues with an Evidence Kit. More details for Gruffalo Spotters at Jeskyns Community Woodland

Events and Activities

Sukkot Festival in the Woods 2013, childrenHave you tried out our Forest School activities yet?
Click here for more details.

 

Responsible dog owners welcomed!

Jeskyns Dog Club mascot 1Jeskyns is a great place to have fun with your pooch. Why not join our free Jeskyns Dog Club and help us to promote responsible dog ownership?

What do other visitors say?

4 Stars 4 Stars

I love walking my puppy here, however a irresponsible dog owner letting her dog off the lead attacked my 16 week old pup, he's ok but is terrified of dogs he doesn't know.

Be aware of other dogs off the lead!

I reported it to the lady warden who was amazing as myself, son and pup were very shaken. Full description given.

Anonymous, 2/Aug/2017

Thanks for your feedback and we do hope your pup is recovering well. The description you gave was passed on to all site staff so we will keep our eyes peeled.

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5 Stars 5 Stars

I absolutely love this park with its big open spaces. If you enjoy walking even without a doggy it's a great place to exercise.

Sammy, 7/Jul/2017

Thanks for your feedback Sammy - glad you are enjoying your visits.

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5 Stars 5 Stars

Had a lovely walk Searching for the gruffalo but unfirtunately my daughter left her fitness watch in the ladies toilets by the cafe and it wasn't there when we got back. A lovely day weather wise and such a beautiful park to visit though!

Stuart Boyle, 26/Jun/2017

Thanks for your feedback Stuart. I will check with café to see if the watch has been handed in and let you know if it has.

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Last updated: 18th August 2017

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What's Here?

  • Picnic
  • Viewpoint
  • Cafe
  • Cafe open daily 9:30am - 3:30pm
  • Cycling
  • Cycles welcome to use all paths - but please give way to pedestrians.
  • Horse riding
  • Dedicated grass horse trail.
  • Orienteering
  • Permanent orienteering course. Maps available from www.dfok.co.uk
  • Parking (chargeable)
  • £1.50 per day or £36 Discovery Pass (annual). Please note: 2m height restriction at entrance.
  • Play area
  • Range of natural play features.
  • Walking
  • Range of easy access, hard surfaced trails.
  • Toliets
  • Toilets open during cafe opening hours (9:30am - 3:30pm daily).
More about what's here

Location

OS Grid ref: TQ660699
Postcode: DA12 3AN

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Contact

Jeskyns Ranger

01474 825118
jeskynsranger@­forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Opening & Parking

Opening Times:
7am to dusk - currently 8pm
Parking
£1.50 per day or £36 Discovery Pass (annual). Please note: 2m height restriction at entrance.
Discovery Pass
£36
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