Haldon Forest Park - Forestry England

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

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Haldon Forest Park is made up of 3,500 acres of woodland, just 15 minutes from Exeter. Open 364 days a year, it’s the perfect place to immerse yourself in the great outdoors. With miles of trails for walkers, runners, cyclists and horse riders, there’s something for everyone at Haldon Forest Park. Enjoy expansive views, exhilarating mountain biking, tree top adventures and orienteering courses. What will you discover?

 

Accessibility: Trampers (off road mobility vehicles) are available to hire through Countryside Mobility Scheme

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Free AdmissionFree
Car Parking / Minibuses - All dayfrom £6.00 to £8.00 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 £6.00 per ticket
Coach Parking - all dayfrom £15.00 to £17.00 per ticket
Forestry England Membership£40.00 per ticket

Regular visitors can save money and support the forest with a Forestry England membership for Haldon Forest Park, just £40 for parking for a whole year and access to a range of exclusive benefits and discounts.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Opening Times

Open all year except Christmas Day (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

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

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children

Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Event venue - If you would like to hold your event at Haldon Forest Park please contact the Permissions desk via southpermissions.westengland@forestryengland.uk.
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • Forest Location
  • Outdoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking (charge) - see tariff above or visit https://www.forestryengland.uk/haldon-forest-park

Specialist Features

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

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Road Directions

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

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Recent Reviews:

  • 480IanN
    Praa Sands, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    A pleasant forest walk.
    4 of 5 stars
    14th Aug 2021
    A lovely forest walk, plenty of parking. It was really busy in the car park and communal areas, but once we started our walk it was fairly quiet. Occasionally broken up by bikes and segways. We were... Read full review
  • Cal_Parry
    Devon
    What’s not to love!
    5 of 5 stars
    13th Sept 2021
    This is a great place for young and old, there are some great walks and cycle paths, and children’s walks with great little finds along the way. Our grandchildren loved the giant Stick Man, one of... Read full review
  • V5477OBmarieg
    Gravesend, United Kingdom
    Wonderful place to visit
    5 of 5 stars
    14th Sept 2021
    We visited Haldon Forest Park on Wednesday 8th September whilst holidaying in Dartmoor. We are members of Jeskyns Forestry England park in our home town of Kent and love them all. We regularly visit... Read full review

Awards

  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2021
  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

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