Visitor information
Opening hours
How to find us
Parking & prices
Facilities & access
Contact details

Opening hours

Affpuddle offers 24 hour access, 365 days a year. 

How to find us

How to find us
Affpuddle Car Park , B3390, Dorchester
Sat Nav Postcode: DT2 7HP
OS Grid Ref

50.730915419531, -2.2780061107014

Parking and prices

There are no parking charges at Affpuddle.

Coaches/Minibuses charges


Additional information

There are no overhead barriers, however motorhomes and caravans will not fit through the entrance.

We’re sorry there are no designated accessible parking spaces at Affpuddle. To find forests that do have accessible spaces, check out our Easy access trails page.

Number of accessible parking spaces: 0

Facilities and access

Dogs allowed
Picnic area

Contact details

Activities at Affpuddle

Walking boots in autumn
Walking at Affpuddle

Nearby forests

Woman in woodland

Comprising of mainly coniferous trees, Moreton Forest is located to the west of Poole.

Explore the varied scenery on the interesting public trails that run through Moreton Forest.

We advise visitors, particularly dog walkers, to keep their dogs under close control at all times and keep a safe distance from the livestock that graze here.

Autumnal forest

We are the tenant of Puddletown Forest, located near Dorchester. It's leased to us for the purpose of growing timber and public access to the area is restricted to public rights of way only.

People can walk or cycle along the public rights of way and rediscover the beauty of the conifer tree without having to abandon any love of the broadleaf, as here they exist harmoniously side by side, branches softly creaking in the wind together.

Butterfly on leaf

Located five miles west of Wareham, Hethfelton Wood is a native broadleaf wood and is currently undergoing butterfly conservation efforts. 

Generic woodland

Wareham Forest is a special place, requiring special care. Throughout the winter, work will be taking place to restore bogs and wetlands across the Forest. These areas provide vital habitats for many creatures and support a wealth of rare and diverse plant life. They also play an important role in maintaining the health of the Forest and absorbing carbon.

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