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

Opening hours

For more information on opening times, please visit the Rosliston Forestry Centre website. 

How to find us

How to find us
Burton Rd , Rosliston , Swadlincote
Sat Nav Postcode: DE12 8JX
By Car

Rosliston is on the Rosliston to Burton Road and signposted off the A444 at Castle Gresley. 

OS Grid Ref
SK 242 175

52.755730073316, -1.6414850950241

Parking and prices

Pay and display parking charges apply. For more information on prices, please visit the Rosliston Forestry Centre website. 

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
Baby changing facilities
Cycle hire
Dogs allowed
Picnic area
Play Area
Visitor Centre

Contact details

Discover the oldest of Forestry England's community woodlands within The National Forest

From surfaced trails and cycle routes to outdoor play areas, a cafe and a sensory garden, a visit to Rosliston Forestry Centre is a great day out for everyone! 

Pick up a site guide when you arrive or download from our website and create your own adventure...

Meander through the mature woodland at Fox Covert to gain an insight of how the rest of The National Forest may look in the future. 

You can also book a school session, bird of prey experience, join a wildlife event or volunteer for a day too.

There are also six wooden lodges for overnight stays and a wedding venue hidden deep in the Forest. 

Rosliston Forestry Centre is managed in partnership with South Derbyshire District Council. It was created on former farmland in 1993 and opened in 1994. For more information on things to do - and to see our Forest Code For more information on things to do at please visit the Rosliston Forestry Centre website. 

At a glance

  • Walking 
  • Cycling
  • Orienteering 
  • Play areas 
  • Cafe
  • Dogs welcome  
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