Trails start point outside the visitor centre

Tomorrow being the 1st of April, the visitor centre, cafe and main facilities will remain open until 5.30pm, adding 1 hour to  our opening times. Each morning the cafe will continue to open at 9.00am and the visitor centre at 10.00am.

Additionally, the gate at the end of the Forest Drive which gives access to the main facility areas within Queen Elizabeth Forest, and the gate at the entrance to the Butser car park, will both be closed at 8.00pm, giving an additional 2 hours before lock up. Both gates are opened at 8.00am daily.

For more information about the Park’s facilities go to 


The Forest Drive

Holt Down conifer plantation