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 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

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:

  • dbcmyru
    Newport, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Mountain bike trails.
    5 of 5 stars
    1st Dec 2021
    Visited Haldon Forest to use their bike trails and had a great time. The trails very beautiful to ride and really well maintained. I would however argue that the red trail is more like a blue trail... Read full review
  • 222jedl
    Newquay, United Kingdom
    great MTB trails and improvments to be made
    3 of 5 stars
    27th Dec 2021
    I enjoyed the MTB trails especially the skills area and off piste . I also made some friends when coming there to , wich was great . The annoying thing was at midday the parking was bad . I been... Read full review
  • kallumhoer
    Exeter, United Kingdom
    Ideal spot for a dog walk
    4 of 5 stars
    12th Jan 2022
    Great spot to take the dogs with routes to accommodate both quieter/busier paths. However, the parking is a little overpriced. 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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