Please read our guidance about what to expect when visiting and check which sites are still closed - Guidance and closures
The car park at Thames Chase is now open, but the facilities remain closed. Click on facilities & access for details.
Visitor information
Opening hours
How to find us
Parking & prices
Facilities & access
Contact details

Opening hours

Forest Centre opening times:

Summer (peak) - open 10:00am to 5:00pm

Off peak - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Read our visitor information regarding coronavirus

Weekdays

Monday
Main car park Dawn to dusk
Tuesday
Main car park Dawn to dusk
Wednesday
Main car park Dawn to dusk
Thursday
Main car park Dawn to dusk
Friday
Main car park Dawn to dusk

Weekends

Saturday
Main car park Dawn to dusk
Sunday
Main car park Dawn to dusk

How to find us

How to find us
Pike Lane, Upminster, Essex
Sat Nav Postcode: RM14 3NS
By Car

The Forest Centre entrance is situated on Pike Lane just off St Marys Lane leaving Upminster.

OS Grid Ref
TQ585859

51.552001, 0.2826942

Parking and prices

Please note there is a 2m height restriction at the car park. 

Parking Charges

The money you pay for parking helps us to look after the forests. Read how
Peak £2.00
Off peak £1.50

Additional Information

Number of accessible parking spaces: 8

Facilities and access

Assistant dogs welcome
Dogs allowed
Easy access trail
Picnic area

Contact details

Activities at Thames Chase Forest Centre & Broadfields

People enjoying Nordic Walking in the forest
Nordic Walking at Thames Chase
family cycling
Cycling at Thames Chase
Contents of the my forest adventure kit on the forest floor
My Forest Adventure at Thames Chase
Group having picnic forest of dean
Picnics at Thames Chase
girl balancing on wooden beam in play area in the forest
Play trail at Thames Chase
Family walking Forest of Dean generic
Walking at Thames Chase
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