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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely to see deer but they don't seem bothered by traffic and have been told they do get fun over so please drive carefully !

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank carolyn w
Reviewed February 2, 2019

Just because it has been snowing there is no excuse for not going out on the mountain bikes. Even though the puddles were frozen and the tyres sometimes broke through the surface that was also no excuse for not being out there enjoying the challenge....More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Paul R
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

There are many paths you can take in Epping Forest for a peaceful walk and little cafes dotted around such as the Butlers retreat, Holly Trail cafe and the King’s Oak Cafe near the Epping Forest visitor centre. Take a nap with you and chose...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Skazim
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

We love the fact that we have this right on our door step. We especially love visiting Connaught Water. The parking isn’t very big but people just park on the side of the road. Its beautiful there and with clear paths its easy to navigate...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 277joannav
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

My friends and I took a long and lazy walk through the forest. Which contains some of the most ancient trees in England. When you are fully submerged in the forest it’s hard to comprehend how close you are to London. The area is gorgeous....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank alison_in_w0nderland
Reviewed December 5, 2018

Get back to nature and loose yourself in this ancient wood......well we kind of did and it was such fun. Starting off at first light, it took a wee while to get to where we wanted to be as the signposting is not the best...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank TrailBlazerSA
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Was staying nearby so decided to go for a walk in the autumn sunshine in the forest. Plenty of flora and fauna to see along with wildlife which was nice to see. There’s plenty of routes to walk or just explore and create your own...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank E7032HEpaulr
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Sunny days added to the vibrancy of autumnal leaf colour. Save yourself the cost of trips to New England and go now.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JRMaddog
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Connaught Water is a large lake in Epping Forest, situated about a mile from Chingford. There is a free car-park adjacent to the lake, but no toilets or refreshment facilities. We visit Connaught Water several times throughout the year, the last time being a few...More

Date of experience: September 2018
5  Thank aramis
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Plenty of space for good dog walks and so many variations of route. This time we walked across the forest to he Owl pub by Lippitts Hill, from where the Police helicopters operate.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SimplyFred
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leebam
July 25, 2018|
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Response from WMJAB | Reviewed this property |
Oh yes. It is a major destination for dog walkers and lovers
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ciaramcnulty3
April 11, 2018|
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Response from faerie | Reviewed this property |
I'm not in my 20's , so I'm not sure. I used to walk in the forest alone from about 12years old. Some dogs worry me when they are off the lead, I don't have a dog. I've never been scared of another human in the forest. I... More
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