Haldon Forest Park

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Walking Trails for everyone
We have a wide range of walking trails including the Discovery Trail, a multi-use, all-ability trail with traditional and natural play features, and the Sensory Trail at Mamhead has been specially designed to stimulate the senses of visitors of all abilities.

Amazing Bike Trails
The Discovery and Challenge cycle trails help you gain confidence in off-road cycling and there is a technical trail designed for the more experienced mountain bikers. If you are looking to develop new skills try the cycle Skills Area and Pump Loop.

Go Ape. UK’s No.1 Forest Adventure
Enjoy two to three hours of adventure high above the forest floor, taking on Zip Wires, Tarzan Swings and a variety of Crossings. Take a look and book on our Go Ape page.

Horse riding
Horse riders also have their own exclusive trails in the Harcombe area of Haldon with almost 10 miles of trails.

There is a permanent orienteering course at Haldon, which has been designed by Devon Orienteering Club.  Map packs are available from the Ranger's office for £1.  They can also be downloaded from the Devon Orienteering Club's website.

Forest Cycle Hire
Cycle Hire can be found in the Hub, near the Ranger's Office. Call 01392 833768 for bookings and information or visit www.forestcyclehire.co.uk.

Please note that over the winter period Forest Cycle Hire is closed Mondays and Tuesdays.

The Segway Trail Tour 
Experience the panoramic views that Haldon Forest Park has to offer as you glide along effortlessly on the Eco-friendly i2 Personal Transporter!

Taking in woodland tracks and trails, this is a unique way to explore Haldon Forest Park.  For more information including booking and opening times visit the Segway website for more information and for full terms and conditions.

The Ridge Cafe
Open every day except Christmas Day serving a delicious range of meals and snacks.  Look out for their mid-week 'themed' days and special events.  Call 01392 832531 for more information and bookings.


  • Baby Changing
  • Cafe / Restaurant
  • Disabled WC
  • Dogs Welcome
  • WC

Opening Times

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Contact Details

Haldon Forest Park
Bullers Hill

Telephone: 0300 067 5826
Email: haldon.rangers@­forestry.gsi.gov.uk
Web: http://www.forestryengland.uk/

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Upcoming Events

Highway Rat Activity Trail at Haldon Forest - Wednesday 21 February 2018 to Monday 31 December 2018

The Highway Rat is the latest Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler book to be brought to life on our forest trails.

Follow the panels, complete activities and interact with the forest as you head on a journey with The Highway Rat and all the characters from the story!

It is aimed at younger children, but the whole family can enjoy completing activities and spotting characters.

You can find the trail at the start of the discovery trail and it is about 1.5 miles in length.

Join the Highway Rat on his journey through the forest with the Highway Rat Activity Pack!

The kit contains an activity leaflet plus an extra activity sheet, a Highway Rat mask, stickers of the Highway Rat characters, a pencil and a crayon. Buy your activity pack from the rangers office for just £3.