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

Opening hours

Open every day except Christmas Day.  

Please note that last entry is 45 minutes before the site closes.

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Opening hours 9am - 6pm
Information point 9am - 5pm
Opening hours 9am - 6pm
Information point 9am - 5pm
Opening hours 9am - 6pm
Information point 9am - 5pm
Opening hours 9am - 6pm
Information point 9am - 5pm
Opening hours 9am - 6pm
Information point 9am - 5pm


Opening hours 9am - 6pm
Information point 9am - 5pm
Opening hours 9am - 6pm
Information point 9am - 5pm

How to find us

How to find us
High Lodge, Thetford Forest, Brandon
Sat Nav Postcode: IP27 0AF
By Car

Find us off the B1107 between Brandon and Thetford, just off the A11.

OS Grid Ref
TL 807 864

52.4344514, 0.6632409

Parking and prices

Save money, time and beat the queues by pre-paying online for your full day site entry to High Lodge! 

Drop off & pick up - £2.00 each way (private cars and taxis). 

Parking Charges

The money you pay for parking helps us to look after the forests. Read how
Early bird exit before 11.00 £3.00
Up to 1 hour £2.00
Up to 2 hours £5.00
Up to 3 hours £7.50
Up to 4 hours £9.50
All day £12.50

Coaches/Minibuses charges

Minibuses - £26.00 fixed fee

Coaches - £44.00 fixed fee

Additional Information

Regular visitors can save money by becoming a Member - Find out more about our membership offer
Number of accessible parking spaces: 12
Card payments accepted
Coaches/Minibuses welcomed
Pay on foot system

Facilities and access

If you'd like to book one of the 8 BBQs at High Lodge you can do so up to 3 months in advance. Please book using our online system.

For more information on planning your visit, take a look at our accessibility information:


Accessible toilet
Assistant dogs welcome
Baby changing facilities
Bike wash
Cycle hire
Dogs allowed
Easy access trail
Picnic area
Play Area
Ranger's Office
Visitor Centre

Contact details

Play, run, climb or cycle your way round High Lodge in Thetford Forest and experience nature at its finest

Every corner of High Lodge has something just waiting to be discovered, the more you walk around the forest, the more you’ll find.

With play areas dotted around the forest, beautiful trails winding through rich wilderness and thrilling mountain biking opportunities, you’ll be itching to return!

The new Heritage Trail is open at High Lodge, built with funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund to give everyone the opportunity to enjoy the forest.

At a glance

  • 4 walking trails 
  • 3 cycling trails 
  • Go Ape
  • Forest Segway
  • Play areas 
  • Barbecue hire and picnic areas 
  • Bike hire 
  • Café
  • Archery
  • Dogs welcome 
  • Assistance dogs welcome 
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