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

Opening hours

Chalet offers 24 hour access, 365 days a year. 

How to find us

How to find us
Exeter
Sat Nav Postcode: EX6 7XA
OS Grid Ref
SX91288247

50.636934716992, -3.5399669806487

Parking and prices

There is no formal parking at Chalet, but you can park at nearby Mamhead

Additional information

Number of accessible parking spaces: 0

Contact details

Landline Number
0300 067 4800

Conifer woodland on the edge of Exeter

West of Exeter, Chalet provides a range of forest paths for you to explore, through gorse and heath as well as conifers and broad-leaved trees. The area is part of a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) due to the diversity of plant and animal life here. Bring your binoculars and see what you can spot, maybe you'll catch a glimpse of the elusive nightjar.

At a glance

  • Walking
  • Dogs welcome

Things to do

Walking is the perfect way to get some fresh air and explore some of the area's most beautiful landscapes.

Chalet has a range of walking paths, some gravel forest roads and some unsurfaced paths through forest and open heath. Take your binoculars and see what you can spot as this area is teeming with life!

Nearby forests

Sunlight shining through woodland scenery

Take in the views over Exmouth at Kenton Common, part of Haldon Forest, south of Exeter.

The nearby village of Kenton boasts a beautiful 14th century church, built in the traditional Devonian style. Go for a woodland walk at Kenton Common and nip into the village for a bite to eat at the pub, and admire the historic church. Treat your four legged friend to their own adventure and bring them along for the fun as well! 

Horse riding on gravel tracks

The woods are a world of new adventure for everyone, so visit Harcombe and see what you discover. 

Family walking on gravel path through forest

With a variety of trees, beautiful scenery and gravel paths, Dawlish Waterworks provides the perfect setting for a day in the great outdoors. Keep your eyes and ears sharp as there are lots of opportunities for nature watching.  

Extend your forest adventure at the nearby Mamhead and Haldon Forest Park!

Panoramic view from Mamhead towards the Exe Estuary

Located a short drive from Haldon Forest Park, Mamhead provides the perfect place for you to walk your canine friend, take a family stroll and enjoy some peace. 

Follow the all-ability trail to be rewarded with breathtaking views over the Exe estuary and along to the Jurassic Coast.

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