Carparks are open, facilities are closed. Families can still Walk / cycle and Geocache on site.
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come for a great day out in the woods! You can walk, cycle, play or have a picnic in these lovely woods. Experience life in the trees with Go Ape, take a relaxing break in our café and finish your visit with a quiet stroll in one of the more remote parts of the forest.
Party ideas. We have had a few parties here. Take a look here for some ideas
Alice Holt Forest is open 364 days a year (closed Christmas Day) from 8am and closes at 5pm (December – February), 6pm (March), 7pm (April), 9pm (May – September), 7pm (October) and 6pm (November).
The Cafe on the Green is open 9am - 4:30pm in the Winter and 9am - 6pm in the Summer (more about the cafe below).
Support your local forest and save money. Get free parking for a year, plus a range of other great discounts.
Great national and local discounts* including 15% off Go Ape, 15% off Forest Holidays, 10% off Paramo Clothing , 15% off Muddy Puddles (plus free delivery), 15% off at Cotswold Outdoor, Snow and Rock, Cycle Surgery and Runners Need. *Terms and conditions apply.
Buy a Discovery Pass online today and enjoy visiting the forest straight away.
Get set for a wonderful new family trail from the brilliant minds behind The Highway Rat and Gruffalo!
Follow panels and complete activities along the way as you head on a forest journey with Zog. Look out for characters from the story, uncover hidden signs on reveal panels and learn as Zog did at dragon school.
fun family map reading challenge
Try our fun, navigational challenge at Alice Holt using a simple map to find twelve Gruffalo markers hidden in the deep, dark wood.
If you're feeling competitive, choose to run, walk (or skip!) the course against the clock.
Outdoor clothing and sensible footwear appropriate for the weather. Ski suits are really good for children when taking part in autumn and winter outdoor activities as they keep the child snug and offer brilliant protection when splashing in puddles :) We have ones similar to this.
There are so many trees here why not make a little educational trip. get your little ones a book or worksheet and help them identify the trees you find.
We love packing these and hunting for all the things on the cards. We love packing these and hunting for all the things on the cards. The children have little bags for collecting the items. These are great for allowing the kids to easily see what they have collected so far.
Other activities ideas
The open areas lend themselves to a bit of bird watching. This kit contains everything you need to take your family bird watching, including bird identifcation cards and binoculars.
There are also some lovely nature trails. Allowing your little ones to go bug hunting under logs and in the leaves.
Or a bit of pond dipping
Name: Alice Holt Forest
Zog trail, Gruffalo orienteering, Walk, Cycle, Go-Ape, Playground, Trail, bug hunting, Pond-Dipping, Party rooms, BBQ and Cafe
We're OPEN today 08:00 - 21:00