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Hi can you tell me if you have motorised scooters to hire ? My dad can't walk very far thanks

Anonymous, 31/Jan/2018

Hi there - We do not have this facility at Thames Chase Forest Centre - there are adapted bicycles available for hire but nothing motorised. Community Ranger

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Hello! Is there the possiblity of BBQs on this site? We were thinking of holding a 40th picnic party in your forest: is that a also a possibility? We used to use High Lodge in Thetford for such occasions, but have since moved south! Thanks for your help!

Gemma, 9/Apr/2017

Hi Gemma Unfortunately we do not have BBQ facilities available at Thames Chase Forest Centre. Community Ranger

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I am invited to a private function to be held in the barn. Can you tell me if there is access to toilets, electric sockets and wi fi. Many tbanks

Sonya, 4/Sep/2016

There is access to both toilets and wifi in the visitor centre

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5 Stars 5 Stars

An excellent family day out. Our 2 year old loved the sticks, puddles and playgrounds. Baby loved the sights and sounds, doggy adored running around. Mum and dad devoured the delicious cake served by friendly staff. The day ended perfectly listening to Brentwood school big band in the sunshine. A fantastic day out for all.

Lisa , 26/Jun/2016

Thankyou for your lovely comments!

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4 Stars 4 Stars

We had a lovely first visit today and really enjoyed the Stick Man trail. Our 4 year old especially loved the various play areas involving climbing. We will definitely visit again. The visitor centre and cafe are very nice but it would be good if it were possible to pay by card rather than cash only in the cafe (the shop in the visitor centre takes cards fortunately).

Anonymous, 24/Apr/2016

Hi Charlotte. Thankyou for your feedback - we are pleased you enjoyed the Stickman Trail and our play areas. I believe the cafe are planning on taking card payments in the near future. Scott - Community Ranger

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5 Stars 5 Stars

have been a regular with my children for many years and have normally taken my own snacks for us. Cafe is clearly run by new people who actually smile and make us all so welcome. And Sharon the life and soul of the cafe will not let anybody leave without a smile. Clearly all the staff enjoy working there and give the centre the atmosphere it has lacked for many years.

Paul taplin, 7/Jan/2016

Thanks Paul - I will pass on your message to Sharon and the rest of the cafe team. I think its about time for a slice of cake! Scott - Community Ranger

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5 Stars 5 Stars

We had a great day walking the stick man trail today with a very happy 2 year old splashing in lots of lovely puddles whilst looking for stick man characters. I loved your stick man packs too.

Brixton visitors, 1/Jan/2016

Hi there. Thankyou for your lovely comments. We are pleased you enjoyed your day out with the Stickman! Scott - Community Ranger

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