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

Opening hours

Savernake Forest free to explore 365 days a year.

Postern Hill car park is open daily 08.00 - 19.00  (except Christmas Day)

Toilets are open Easter to October.

How to find us

How to find us
Postern Hill, Savernake Forest, Marlborough
Sat Nav Postcode: SN8 4ND
By Car

Via M4, at junction 15 take the A346 through Marlborough, Savernake forest is accessible from there onwards.

OS Grid Ref
SU198679

51.410519815421, -1.7156535387039

Parking and prices

Parking is available at Postern Hill for those visiting Savernake Forest.

There are no parking charges. 

Facilities and access

Toilets are open Easter to October only.

Assistant dogs welcome
Dogs allowed
Picnic area
Toilets

Contact details

Discover a variety of ancient trees at this historical forest

Located to the south of Marlborough, Savernake Forest is an rich in history and has lots to explore. It is a Special Site of Scientific Interest (SSSI) as well as a registered important historic park, making it the perfect forest for an exciting and educational day out. 

The history of the forest goes back for a thousand years or more! Its long history has left us with an outstanding legacy of old trees, rich landscapes and diverse habitats. One of the countries oldest trees, the Big Bellied Oak, is very noticeable on the side of the A346. 

At a glance

  • Walking trails
  • Ancient trees
  • Picnic area
  • Dogs welcome
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