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A Woodlands Walk

We visited Thetford Forest with our family who have two Beagles... We loved it and the Beagles... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
Keith R
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London, United Kingdom
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Large enough to welcome numerous visitors, and varied enough to cater for all. The forest sound... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
female617
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Planted in the 1920s, this forest is home to a great variety of plants and animals.
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All reviews go ape high lodge all ages on site great for kids run around pony rides lots of space off road play equipment gary barlow decent cafe great family day musical instruments hired bikes family trail having fun
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Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

We visited Thetford Forest with our family who have two Beagles... We loved it and the Beagles loved it more ! So dog owners if you are nearby you will probably know alk the trails...however if you are visiting the area (we were in Norfolk)...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Keith R
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

A beautiful place to walk or cycle; just be prepared for parking ( access) charge! Pack a picnic and make a day of it; especially good for under 10s

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Large enough to welcome numerous visitors, and varied enough to cater for all. The forest sound trail had the children (all ages) engaged, whilst the climbing frames and various play areas were large enough and of good quality. BBQ areas attracted larger family groups. Would...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank female617
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Visited with family whilst visiting Norfolk. Lovely Park, beautifully kept. Lots of space for Walking, and for cycling. The Go Ape Park is great for kids, and adults. The playground was really fun for the kids. Lots of seating near the eating areas. Would recommend...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LucyLockettx
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We were taken here by our relatives who live an hour distance and it was worth the ride. What a hidden gem. The smell of the pinetrees, the scale of the place with a wide variety of activities for children of all age and sizes....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Carolien L
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Visited on the hottest day ever! Bizarre parking as didn't know which area was best/closest. As with a similar park near us you pay on exit and it can be pricey but then you don't have to pay to walk round, visit cafe, go on...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank GannyMagnus
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Thought Thetford Forrest would be a good place for a dog walk whilst on holiday. The walk was lovely, well signposted and very pretty. However I was not impressed by the parking charges, then the additional charge for a map, or by the grumpy lady...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

Been coming to this park for years and we really love it! It’s such a lovely place to relax and have a nice day out. The walks you can go on are lovely and the go ape section is brilliant can’t wait to give that...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank NJMscott1969
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We visited the park with our 1 year old, whilst on a long weekend break. She had the best day and was absolutely exhausted from all of her exploring. Highlights had to be the sound trail, discovering all of the musical instruments hidden away in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

I went here with my boys aged 6&10 and my dog. We went with some new friends we met at camping so knew nothing about the place. We were going for Go Ape which we hadn’t booked. It looked amazing and was a very hot...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank tracey f
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Karen F
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Response from 446PaulP446 | Reviewed this property |
They are forest trails so if you have an off pavement wheel chair with pheumatic wider tyres etc to go on forest trails then that would be fine but if narrow hard tyres for pavement then you will have trouble.
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Response from youngmanLondon | Reviewed this property |
No entry fee just for parking to pay.
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