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

Opening hours

Open every day except Christmas Day. The site opens at 8:00am every day and the closing times are as follows:

November to February - 5:00pm

March - 6:30pm

April - 8:00pm

May to August - 9:00pm

September - 7:30pm

October - 6:30pm

How to find us

How to find us

Please note that if you put the postcode in to your satnav it will take you to the nearby Speech House Hotel - you can follow brown signs from there to find us.  

Speech House Road, Coleford
Sat Nav Postcode: GL16 7EL
By Car

Follow tourist signs for the Forest of Dean. Take the B4226 Coleford to Cinderford road. Beechenhurst is located between the B4234 crossroads (Parkend/Lydbrook) and the Speech House Hotel.  

 

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.

From Coleford - number 30 (stops a short walk away).  

From Lydney - number 23 bus, change at Coleford to number 30 bus 

Cinderford - number 30 bus.  

OS Grid Ref
SO614120

51.806067402752, -2.5609087944031

Parking and prices

We are now able to take card payments at the lodge ticket machine located by the rangers hatch.

If you arrive car-free there is no charge, find out more.

Parking Charges

Charges at peak times (weekends, school holidays, bank holidays)
Up to 2 hours £3.00
Up to 4 hours £4.00
All day £5.00
Off peak charges (weekdays, term time only)
Up to 2 hours £2.00
Up to 4 hours £3.00
All day £4.00

Coaches/Minibuses charges

Minibuses - peak £8.00, off peak £6.00

Coaches - peak £10, off peak £8.00

Additional Information

Regular visitors can save money by becoming a Member - Find out more about our membership offer
Card payments accepted
Coaches/Minibuses welcomed
Disabled parking available

Facilities and access

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

Baby changing facilities
BBQ
Cafe
Disabled toilet
Dogs allowed
Picnic area
Play Area
Toilets

Contact details

A great place for the whole family to start a Forest of Dean adventure

Beechenhurst lies in the heart of the Forest of Dean, one of Britain's oldest and largest woodlands. Come and enjoy the sculpture trail, fun play area, cafe, climbing tower and Tree Top Junior.  

 

At a glance

  • 4 walking trails
  • Go Ape Tree Top Junior
  • Climbing tower
  • Play area
  • Café
  • Barbecue areas
  • Easy access to family cycle trail 
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