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

Opening hours

Opening times are seasonal, please see below:

MonthsOpening Hours
May to September8am - 9pm
October8am - 7pm
November8am - 6pm
December to February8am - 5pm
March8am - 6pm
April8am - 7pm

We encourage visitors to arrive before 10.30am, or after 2pm where possible to avoid our busiest times.

How to find us

How to find us
Bucks Horn Oak, Farnham
Sat Nav Postcode: GU10 4LS
By Car

Take the A325 from Farnham to Bucks Horn Oak and follow signs to Alice Holt.  

 

Or go car-free

By Public Transport

We welcome car-free visitors and offer free admission to those arriving by public transport or bike – plan your journey at Good Journey.

Take the number 18 bus (between Aldershot and Haslemere) and get off at the stop after the petrol station in Bucks Horn Oak.   

OS Grid Ref
SU 813 417

51.1699307, -0.8371404

Parking and prices

  • We recommend arrival before 10.30am, or after 2pm where possible to avoid our busiest times
  • If you arrive car-free there is no charge, find out more.

Parking Charges

The money you pay for parking helps us to look after the forests. Read how
Charges at peak times (weekends, school holidays, bank holidays)
Up to 1 hour £3.00
Up to 2 hours £5.00
Up to 3 hours £7.00
Up to 4 hours £9.00
All day £12.00
Off peak charges (weekdays, term time only)
Up to 1 hour £2.00
Up to 2 hours £3.50
Up to 3 hours £5.00
Up to 4 hours £6.50
All day £8.00

Coaches/Minibuses charges

Please book in advance.

Charges:

Minibus: £30 peak, £20 off peak

Coach: £75 peak, £50 off peak

Additional information

Regular visitors can save money by becoming a Member - Find out more about our membership offer
Number of accessible parking spaces: 12
Card payments accepted
Coaches/Minibuses welcomed

Facilities and access

The cafe is open for take away food and drink only. 

We are a cashless site (with the exception of the cafe where you can use cash). Please ensure you can pay for parking and other purchases by card.

 

For more information on planning your visit, take a look at our accessibility information:

Accessible play trail
Accessible toilet
Assistant dogs welcome
Cafe
Changing places facilities
Dog wash
Dogs allowed
Easy access trail
Picnic area
Play Area
Toilets
Visitor Centre

Contact details

Welcome to Alice Holt Forest

Alice Holt has something for everyone, whether you are looking for an exciting treetop adventure or a tranquil journey through the trees looking out for our wildlife, we know you will love your visit. We have lots of different trails and play areas for you to discover as well as our Gruffalo sculpture. 

Know before you go!

  • Please keep highways and gateways clear and leave plenty of room for other road users to pass safely. If the car park is full or too busy please be prepared to turn around and come another day.
  • We urge people to leave nothing behind that could harm the beauty of the forest, please take your litter home and dispose of it there, not forgetting to recycle what you can of course!
  • Barbecues are not permitted in any part of our forest.
  • We only accept card and contactless payments apart from the cafe where you can also pay by cash.

At a glance

  • Visitor Centre
  • Cafe - takeaway service only
  • Toilets 
  • Play areas, structures and trails
  • Health and activity sessions
  • Inclusive cycling
  • Go Ape - pre-booking is required further details listed here

Please note that no portable barbecues, disposable barbecues, fires or camp stoves are allowed at Alice Holt Forest.

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