Beautiful views and historical features at High Ash
Located near Mundford in Thetford, you won't miss the Cromwell tank that marks the entrance to the forest. A must-see site for those interested in history, this tank is a memorial to the 7th Armoured Division, known as the Desert Rats, who were based here during World War II.
Learn about High Ash's interesting historic background on the Desert Rats trail, which includes interpretation boards.
Bin free at High Ash
High Ash has now gone bin free. Please tidy up after yourself and take all litter away with you. To reduce waste and prevent forest fires, please do not bring any barbeques into the forest.
Throughout the year High Ash hosts various recreational events. Please take note of any marshals or safety signage in place during your visit.
At a glance
- Historic WW2 memorial
- Walking trail