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(Average user rating: 4 unrated 3.9/5)

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

Fairy house, JeskynsCan you spot a fairy or an elf in our new Fairy Village? Or perhaps your children would like to learn how to create fantastic crafts from natural woodland materials on our Forest School Programme?
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?

5 Stars 5 Stars

Love Jeskins for lovely long walks with my dog and children all year round

Anonymous, 18/May/2017

Hi, I noticed a handful of Ash trees which, I believe, are suffering from Dieback.

It's hard to describe where they are, but they're opposite the field where the cows were last year.

Ash Dieback, 9/May/2017
1 Star 1 Star

Realise it is not Forestry Commission land but the state of the verges and Henhurst Road from the roundabout to the park is horribly littered. There could be some effort to at least remove all the litter to the verges outside the entrance. I visit FC parks in the north and they have pride in their environment. Will not be returning.

Brian Reynolds, 7/May/2017
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Last updated: 4th May 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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