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High Lodge Thetford Forest

High Lodge is the Forestry Commission's premier recreation site in the East of England where you can walk, cycle, play, picnic, barbecue or simply relax and enjoy the forest.

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Location information:

High Lodge Thetford Forest, Santon Downham, Brandon, IP27 0AF
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Contact Details:

Tel: 01842 815434

Opening hours January - February:

Site Gates: 9am - 5pm
Information Point (Weekdays): 10am - 4pm
Information Point (Weekends): 9am - 5pm

Opening hours March:

Site Gates: 9am - 6pm
Information Point (Weekdays): 9am - 5pm
Information Point (Weekends): 9am - 6pm

Opening hours April - August:

Site Gates: 9am - 7pm
Information Point (Every Day): 9am - 7pm

Opening hours September - October:

Site Gates: 9am - 6pm
Information Point (Every Day): 9am - 6pm

Opening hours November - December:

Site Gates: 9am - 5pm
Information Point (Weekdays): 10am - 4pm
Information Point (Weekends): 9am - 5pm

Parking:

There is adequate parking on site for most days of the year. The site entry fee includes the parking fee. The VAQAS recommended minimum visit time is 4 hours.

Toilets:

Toilets are available inside and outside the Forest Centre. Both have fully accessible facilities.

Café:

The Café serves a variety of home produced and locally sourced food.

Site Entry & Information Office:

This is the place for information about the forest and what it has to offer. Leaflets, Maps and Discovery Pass purchase are available from here.

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Adventure Play Area:

The play area is set among the trees with challenges for children of most abilities and ages. Six giant wooden play sculptures are linked by an easy access trail suitable for buggies as well as wheelchairs and easy walking.

Dogs:

Dogs are welcome in the forest in certain areas including the area immediately around High lodge. We request that dogs are kept on leads. This is for the safety of the other forest users as well as to protect the wildlife.

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Thu: Clear Sky
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Min Temp: 5°C (41°F)

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Fri: Sunny
Max Temp: 11°C (52°F)
Min Temp: 3°C (37°F)

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Sat: Sunny
Max Temp: 13°C (55°F)
Min Temp: 7°C (45°F)

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