Open every day except Christmas Day. Winter opening times are listed below.
Travelling by car on the A38 turn off at the exit for Exeter Racecourse (there are no slip roads for this turning). Follow the signs for Haldon Forest Park. The Haldon car park is signposted further along the road on the left. For the Mamhead car park follow the signs for Mamhead and Starcross from the A380.
Our postcode for SatNav is EX6 7XR. Make sure you look out for the Haldon blue banners directing you to the car park. Please do not drive up the first entrance labelled 'Office Car Park'.
The nearest bus stop is at Exeter Racecourse (1 mile away). Take Bus 39 from Exeter Bus Station.
The Exeter Racecourse stop is between the ‘Countess Wear Roundabout’ and ‘Chudleigh Memorial’ and is just opposite the Route 5 restaurant on the A38 dual carriage way.
Please note there is no bus stop on the opposite side of the dual carriage way. To return to Exeter City Centre from the Racecourse you have to get on a 39 bus to Chudleigh Memorial and change there to get on another 39 bus back to the city centre.
Parking charges apply - please note Haldon Forest Park members park for free. Buy your membership now for £38. Parking charges and memberships help us to look after Haldon Forest Park for everyone.
Please refrain from parking on the main road as it causes a dangerous obstruction to visitors, road users and emergency vehicles.
Coaches - £15.00
Why not hire one of our three off-road mobility scooter (Trampers) to hire at Haldon as part of the Countryside Mobility Scheme. Trampers are available for hire between 10:00am and 3:00pm most days.
An attended mobile toilet service with hoist and changing bench will be available in the visitor hub 9:00am-6:00pm on Sunday 11 August and Wednesday 9 October.
For more information on planning your visit, take a look at our accessibility information: