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

Opening hours

Lydford Forest is open 365 days a year, dawn until dusk. 

How to find us

How to find us
Lydford Forest, Okehampton
Sat Nav Postcode: EX20 4BP
By Car

From the A386 follow the signs for Lydford. Take the first right at the war memorial and follow this road for approximately 1 mile. The access road for the car park is on the left.

OS Grid Ref
SX49658506

50.648973486567, -4.122926047009

Parking and prices

There are no parking charges at Lydford Forest.

Facilities and access

Assistant dogs welcome
Dogs allowed
Picnic area

Contact details

Lydford Forest is a tranquil woodland situated on the western edge of Dartmoor in the picturesque valley of the River Lyd

Once part of the area’s industrial past, this diverse woodland now supports a wide variety of plant and animal life including some of the UK’s rarest butterfly species. Come and see what you can spot! 

 

At a glance

  • Walking trails
  • Wildlife
  • Picnic area
  • Dogs welcome
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