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Salcey Forest

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Lovely walk in the forest

Great place to stroll in the trees for the whole family. The Treetop walk was open when we were... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Ian F
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Salcey Forest

Visiting family in Northamptonshire today, we decided to check out the local woodlands. We found... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Andy H
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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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“car park”(42 reviews)
“play area”(26 reviews)
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Salcey Forest is an oasis of nature and history only 7 miles from the centre of Northampton. Wildlife and history are in abundance at Salcey, so come and discover this ancient semi-natural woodland on foot, bike, or horseback.
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Hartwell Road, Hartwell, England
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+44 300 067 4340
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have been to Salcey forest several times in recent years and on most occasions it is has been nice to walk around and stop at the cafe for a drink. The last visit was with our 18 month year old son so that he...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The weather was glorious so we decided to come back again for a good walk. It was very busy and we had trouble parking. It's a good place to bring your pet. She enjoyed herself. The cuppa and cake at the end was just the...More

1  Thank chris504019
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful forest setting with good parking, cafeteria, play ground for the children and clean toilet. Lots of lovely walks and clear marking for directions. Nice place to unwind and get lots of fresh air. Unfortunately, the tree house is closed for repairs. We've been here...More

1  Thank Christine E
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Great place to stroll in the trees for the whole family. The Treetop walk was open when we were there - gives great views across to Northampton. Good café.

1  Thank Ian F
Reviewed 29 August 2018

And there doesn't seem to be a timeline to re-open it. Apart from that the forest is nice with well marked trails and room to bike, walk or ride horses. The cafe also is nice, although quite busy, and there's a playground for the kids....More

2  Thank DaleJury
Reviewed 16 August 2018

I have been going to this cafe for a number of years and have always found it nice reasonably priced food, however, my visit this week left me astonished. The cafe has been taken over by new management, If you would like to see something...More

7  Thank dorris112
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Visiting family in Northamptonshire today, we decided to check out the local woodlands. We found the parking charges were very steep @ £4 if you stayed longer than an hour. We took the easiest route, the elephant walk. Sadly the tree top walk has been...More

3  Thank Andy H
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We love coming to this forest, it's so beautiful and an enjoyable walk no matter what the weather. Always very clean and tidy

1  Thank Jade S
Reviewed 6 June 2018

My son has been raving about this tree walk for ages, so we went with him & our 2 Grandsons. Unfortunately the Tree Walk is closed at the moment for maintenance, which was a shame. Still we had a very good walk through the woods...More

1  Thank Graeme B
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

DO NOT BOTHER if you are still wanting to do the Gruffalo trail. It was completely removed 12 months ago yet it’s still on the website. So many children and families there were disappointed on the day. Additionally the treetop trail The woods themselves are...More

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Deedee123456789
10 October 2017|
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Response from Sabrina2010 | Reviewed this property |
yes i visited a number of times with s push chair and its all accessable. only thing is if its a little muddy on the paths it can be a bit mucky. you can go all the way up the treetop walk except the last platform as its... More
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Sheila P
15 July 2017|
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Response from chris504019 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure on the site is mainly for walking. Perhaps contact the office. There are places where you could pitch a tent
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zoeoakes
14 August 2015|
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Response from D0risim0 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes it is absolutely fine for dogs apart from the climbing up the steps at the end.
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