Thetford Forest

With 18,730 hectares to explore, come and discover the UK’s largest man made lowland forest

A patchwork of pines, heathland and broadleaves provide the ideal setting for a great day out, and a welcome refuge for a rich variety of animal and plant life.  The forest covers a huge area with many different places to visit offering a range attractions from the exciting outdoor play facilities at High Lodge, the history and heritage of Mildenhall Warren and Lynford Arboretum and the peace and tranquility of the walks around St Helen’s.

Wizz through the trees, explore the wild play area or take a stroll in the woods

Enjoy a forest adventure at High Lodge in Thetford Forest.

Go for a walk along our beautiful forest trails, explore the forest by bike, have an adventure in our wild play areas or see the forest from the canopy with Go Ape.

The new Heritage Trail is open at High Lodge, built with funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund to give everyone the opportunity to enjoy the forest!

At a glance

  • 4 walking trails
  • 3 cycling trails
  • Go Ape
  • Forest Segway
  • Play areas
  • Barbecue hire and picnic areas
  • Bike hire
  • Café
  • Archery
  • Dogs welcome
  • Assistance dogs welcome

Need accommodation?

If you’re in the area and need accommodation, view our luxury self-catering holiday cottages and contact us to check availability.