Rosliston Forestry Centre

Visitor information

Discover the oldest community woodland in 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! 

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 -  please visit the Rosliston Forestry Centre website. 

At a glance

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

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