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Haldon Forest Park - Forestry Commission

Haldon Forest Park, Kennford, Exeter, Devon, EX6 7XR

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Haldon Forest Park
  • Haldon Forest Park
  • Haldon Forest Park Sculpture
  • Haldon Forest Park
  • Children jumping into Sand At Haldon Forest Park
  • Haldon Forest Park Cycling

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Whether you want to explore the forest on foot, bike, or swinging through the canopy, you'll find something for you just around the next tree. The place for walking, cycling, play and much more.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Free AdmissionFree
Car Parking / Minibuses - All dayfrom £5.00 to £7.00 per ticket
Car Parking / Minibuses - up to 2 hoursfrom £3.00 to £4.00 per ticket
Car Parking / Minibuses – up to 4 hoursfrom £4.00 to £5.00 per ticket
Coach Parking - all day£15.00 per ticket
Discovery Pass£35.00 per ticket

Car and minibus parking during mid-week in term-time, £3 for up to two hours, £4 for up to four hours and £5 for all day. Weekends, school holidays and bank holidays £4 for up to two hours, £5 for up to four hours and £7 for all day. Regular visitors can save money with a Discovery Pass, just £35 for parking for a whole year as well as a range of other benefits.

Opening Times

Open all year except Christmas Day (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

Facilities

Key Features

  • Forest Location
  • Outdoor Attraction

Accessibility

  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking (charge) - Charges are for all day parking: Cars: £2 Minibus: £7.00 Coaches £12.00 Discovery Pass: Car £20.00 Minibus £40.00

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - The Ridge Cafe serves a delicious range of locally sourced, organic and fairtrade food and drink.
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Event venue - If you would like to hold your event at Haldon Forest Park please contact the Permissions desk on 01392 834231.
  • Toilets

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Located just off the A38, follow the brown signs for the forest park.

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    142
  • Average
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  • Poor
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Recent Reviews:

  • stw646
    Wickwar, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Good for kids
    4 of 5 stars
    20th June 2018
    We enjoyed the Highway Rat woodland trail. Kids kept interested all the way round. Only point is that more instructions at the outset would have been helpful. 3 of the 6 characters were found in the... Read full review
  • Em_S2611
    Somerset, United Kingdom
    Wonderful Family Day Out
    5 of 5 stars
    19th June 2018
    We went to Haldon Forest Park during our stay in Devon. We had heard of it due to the Gruffalo trail, however this has now been updated by the Highway Rat. We purchased a £3 activity pack for the... Read full review
  • Susan L
    Exeter, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Something for All!
    5 of 5 stars
    18th June 2018
    This beautiful park or forest really - is just a few miles outside of Exeter and is really balm for the soul. With the current trend for Forest Bathing (!) or to simple folk like me a lovely walk in... Read full review

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