Localised Coppicing works will be starting from 11/02/2021 - Please obey signage and keep barriers clear for access.
Visitor information
Opening hours
How to find us
Parking & prices
Facilities & access
Contact details

Opening hours

Hemsted Forest offers 24 hour access, 365 days a year.

 

How to find us

How to find us
Hemsted Forest, Benenden, Cranbrook
Sat Nav Postcode: TN17 4AN
By Car

The nearest motorway from hemsted is the M20 junction 8, 12.7 miles, get onto the A229 follow signs to Cranbrook then onto the B2085 towards Hemsted. 

By Public Transport

Buses Run from Cranbrook. The nearest railway station is Headcorn 6.2 miles away. 

OS Grid Ref
TQ 812345

51.080815024237, 0.58534495095785

Parking and prices

There are no parking changes at Hemsted Forest.

Please note Hemsted has a large car park with height restrictions. 

 

Additional information

Number of accessible parking spaces: 0

Try our easy access trails page to find accessible parking near you.

Facilities and access

Assistant dogs welcome
Dogs allowed

Contact details

Landline Number
0300 067 4465
Mobile Number
07808 682509

Located to the west of Ashford, Hemsted Forest offers approximately 398 hectares of woodland for you to explore!

With around five miles of hard surface road and great networks of unsurfaced tracks, Hemsted Forest makes for a great day out, whatever the season!

The forest houses a mixture of conifer and broadleaf woodland and is rich in different bird species.

 

At a glance

  • Walking 
  • Horse riding
  • Dogs welcome 

 

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