Discover more about how the forests are managed sustainably for wildlife, people and timber through hands-on activities

We are delighted to be able to welcome back school and group visits to Haldon Forest Park.  Please book 4 weeks in advance of your proposed visit to make sure we are able to welcome you. Contact our local learning team at  

Please note: our sites are busy and access to car parks, play equipment and other facilities may be reduced.

Haldon Forest Park, nestled in 3,500 acres of woodland, is just 15 minutes from Exeter and is easily accessible by car or private coach.

With a café and a variety of trails and activities available, Haldon Forest Park Forest is wonderful setting for groups to get involved in a range of learning activities from den building to orienteering that combines hands-on education with ideas for active minds.

Whether you are a teacher wanting to organise a self-guided visit to study or a family looking for fun learning adventures, there are lots of opportunities and free downloadable resources for you. For more information, contact