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 


Main car park Dawn to dusk
Main car park Dawn to dusk
Main car park Dawn to dusk
Main car park Dawn to dusk
Main car park Dawn to dusk


Main car park Dawn to dusk
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

51.552001, 0.2826942

Parking and prices

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

Parking Charges

Peak £2.00
Off peak £1.50

Additional Information

Number of disabled parking spaces: 8

Facilities and access

Assistant dogs welcome
Baby changing facilities
Bird hide
Cycle hire
Accessible toilet
Dogs allowed
Easy access trail
Picnic area
Play Area
Ranger's Office
Visitor Centre

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
trail runners
Forestry 100 Running series - Thames Chase Forest 10k
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
Two boys interact with UV sign and iPad
Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Trail at Thames Chase
Family walking Forest of Dean generic
Walking at Thames Chase
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