The Tree Top Walkway is currently closed
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From Monday, 16th October Contractors will be onsite mowing many Public Rights of Ways and trails. Please be vigilant and obey all signage
Visitor information
Opening hours
How to find us
Parking & prices
Facilities & access
Contact details

Opening hours

Open every day except Christmas Day.  

Seasonal opening times apply:

Winter GMT (Nov - Mar): 8am - 5pm
Summer BST (Apr - Oct): 8am - 7pm

Main car park barrier: This will be locked at the closing time listed above. A call-out charge will be payable to our security contractors to reopen the barrier should any vehicle become locked in.

Please note: It is an offence to stay overnight in a vehicle on this site.

How to find us

How to find us
Quinton Road, Northamptonshire
Sat Nav Postcode: NN7 2HX
By Car

Leave the M1 at junction 15 and take the A45 towards Northampton.  Take the slip road marked Wootton and take the 1st exit on the roundabout to cross over the A45.  Go straight across the next roundabout, following signs for Quinton.  At the next roundabout take the 3rd turning onto Wootton Road.  Follow this road through Quinton Village until you reach the edge of Salcey Forest.  The main car park is 800 metres on the left (after the kennels).  

By Public Transport

The nearest bus stop in in Hartwell, which is approximately a 20 minute walk from Salcey Forest.

OS Grid Ref
SP 795 514

52.1577482, -0.8368117

Parking and prices

The car park is open all year round (Closed only on Christmas Day).

Main car park barrier: This will be locked at the closing time, see Opening hours tab. A call-out charge will be payable to our security contractors to reopen the barrier should any vehicle become locked in.

Please note: It is an offence to stay overnight in a vehicle on this site.

*Saturday Early Bird is 8:00am to 11:00am

Parking Charges

Up to 1 hour & Saturday Early Bird* £2.00
Up to 2 hours £4.00
All day £6.00

Coaches/Minibuses charges

Minibuses - £8.00

Coaches - £10.00

Additional Information

Regular visitors can save money with a Discovery Pass - Find out more about the discovery pass
Number of disabled parking spaces: 6
Card payments accepted
Coaches/Minibuses welcomed
Pay by phone available

Facilities and access

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

Assistant dogs welcome
Baby changing facilities
Cafe
Disabled toilet
Dogs allowed
Easy access trail
Picnic area
Play Area
Toilets
Visitor Centre

Contact details

Activities at Salcey Forest

People enjoying Nordic Walking in the forest
Nordic Walking at Salcey Forest
Child playing on rope bridge
Children's play area at Salcey Forest
Two boys interact with UV sign and iPad
Coming soon: Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Trail at Salcey Forest
family on a child friendly cycling trail
Family cycle trail at Salcey Forest
Gruffalo orienteering activity pack on the grass
Gruffalo Orienteering at Salcey Forest
horseriders on a forest trail
Horse riding at Salcey Forest
Contents of the my forest adventure kit on the forest floor
My Forest Adventure at Salcey Forest
Group having picnic forest of dean
Picnics at Salcey Forest
adults on a run on a woodland trail
Running trails at Salcey Forest
Family enjoying a woodland trail
Walking trails at Salcey Forest
Children on Zog Trail
Zog activity trail at Salcey Forest
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