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Whether you want a quiet gentle stroll or an exhilarating mountain biking experience, there’s something for you at Haldon Forest Park. 3,500 acres of woodland just fifteen minutes from Exeter.We have a network of walking and cycling trails that suit...more
Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Follow signs from the A38 and A380, Exeter, England
Thought we would take our 3 year old to see the gruffalo and stick man she was mega excited. First thing that annoyed us was the parking charge £4 for two hours absolutely ridiculous!!! The second was that we couldn't actually go to the gruffalo...More
This is an amazing place to visit, whether for a few hours or for the day.
The car parking charges, as of today are:
Parking Peak (weekends, bank holidays and school holidays):
Up to 2 hours £4
2-4 hours £5
4+ hours £7
We went here with our two year old, and friends with a toddler and young baby. The gruffalo orienteering was fun, and definitely tired the toddlers out! The hill at the end to reach the “gruffalo” was surprisingly steep. The trails are mostly based around...More
We enjoyed the Highway Rat woodland trail. Kids kept interested all the way round. Only point is that more instructions at the outset would have been helpful. 3 of the 6 characters were found in the last few hundred yards which we felt was a...More
We went to Haldon Forest Park during our stay in Devon.
We had heard of it due to the Gruffalo trail, however this has now been updated by the Highway Rat. We purchased a £3 activity pack for the nature trail which our almost 3-year-old...More
This beautiful park or forest really - is just a few miles outside of Exeter and is really balm for the soul. With the current trend for Forest Bathing (!) or to simple folk like me a lovely walk in the forest that is somewhere...More
A good dry day offered the opportunity for anyone from 4 to 84 to ennjoy the challenges along the fun trail .It was well laid out and unlike many places adults were allowed to become children for the day
Take a bow John, duty member of staff, for offering superb service with good humour when waiving an excess parking fee. Our return flight from Isles of Scilly was cancelled so we switched to Scillonia boat crossing getting to Penzance in the evening. By the...More
Haldon Forest is a great day out from Exeter and the surrounding Dartmoor area. We went for a pleasant walk here that was well signposted and peaceful. Great for all the family- I would recommend if you are down here. The only negative is the...More