The nation's forests and essential facilities are open, but please follow government coronavirus guidelines when planning your visit - read our coronavirus guidance.
The only play equipment currently open is the sand play, tyre swing, birds nest swing, activity net, hucks' spinning carousel, the sound trail, treehouse and knappers nook.

Children's play area - adventurous facilities for all the family

Please note that the pyramid tower, maypole and see-saw are currently closed.

High Lodge is famous for its free adventurous play facilities which are great for kids of any age looking for an adventure in the forest. 

From the Gruffallo, sand play area for toddlers, helter-skelter tunnel slide, to our den building area it is easy for everyone to spend a fun day out playing in the woods. Kids can make their own music in the Sound Trail, play on giant swings, seesaws and pyramids or climb up into the Treehouse to hide out in the canopy. Only their imagination will be the limit to the fun they can have out in the woods even if it is a rainy day and the only thing to do is get muddy splashing in puddles! 

Activity information

High Lodge, High Lodge, Thetford Forest, Brandon, IP27 0AF
It is a short walk from the car park to the start of our play facilities at High Lodge, which are close to the café and toilets.
Grade - Easy Access
Is this activity for you?
Our play facilities are located throughout the forest. The routes are largely flat, and the surfaces will vary from gravel surfaces tracks to natural forest paths.