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In order to protect this special landscape from the risk of fire please follow our guidance

Updated 23rd July 2020

We are currently in high fire risk - no barbecues are allowed anywhere in the Forest

  • Only use barbecues where allowed
  • Never leave the barbecue unattended
  • Ensure you have plenty of water available and barbecues are fully extinguished after use
  • Make sure that all rubbish, including barbecue charcoals, are taken away with you
  • The collection of wood from the forest is not permitted, please do not use it to add fuel to your barbecue
  • Open fires are not allowed
  • Please ensure the barbecue is fully extinguished and cold before disposing