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

Opening hours

Open every day except Christmas Day.  The site opens at 8.00 every day and the closing times are as follows:

November-February   17.00
March                         18.30
April                            20.00
May - August              21.00
Sept                            19.30
Oct                              18.30

How to find us

How to find us
New Road, Blakeney
By Car

From Blakeney take New Road heading North West towards Parkend.  Wenchford is on the right after one mile.

By Public Transport

From Coleford - number 23 bus

From Lydney - number 23 bus

From Cinderford - number 30 bus

All bus stops are a half hours walk from Wenchford.

OS Grid Ref
SO 654081

51.7600563, -2.4902502

Parking and prices

Please note our car parking machines take cash only and we are unable to give change.  

Parking Charges

Up to 2 hours £2.00
Up to 4 hours £3.00
All day £4.00

Coaches/Minibuses charges

Minibuses - £8.00

Coaches - £10.00

Additional Information

Regular visitors can save money by becoming a Member - Find out more about our membership offer
Coaches/Minibuses welcomed
Disabled parking available

Facilities and access

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

Assistant dogs welcome
Baby changing facilities
BBQ
Cafe
Disabled toilet
Dogs allowed
Picnic area
Toilets

Contact details

A popular picnic site with picnic tables, barbecue places, an easy access path and a paddling area

The perfect place to stop for a picnic within the Forest of Dean!

Wenchford includes Blackpool Brook which trickles through the site under the dappled shade of the large oak trees.

The facilities (cafe, toilets etc) on this site are generally open from April until the end of October. Parking charges only apply during this time.  

At a glance

  • 2 Walking trails
  • Picnic area
  • Paddling area
  • Café
  • Dogs welcome
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