High Lodge Thetford Forest has some great amenities including: four walking trails, three cycling trails, Go Ape, Forest Segway, Play areas, Barbecue hire and picnic areas, Bike hire, Cafe, Archery, Dogs welcome, Assistance dogs welcome. Enjoy a forest adventure at High Lodge in Thetford Forest Norfolk. Why not go for a walk along our beautiful forest trails or explore the forest by bike, have an adventure in our wild play areas or see the forest from the canopy with Go Ape. The new Heritage Trail is open at High Lodge, built with funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund to give everyone the opportunity to enjoy the forest!
High Lodge Heritage Trail
High Lodge had funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, there is now a trail at High Lodge which provides access for everyone into the forest. High Lodge Heritage Trail is a smooth surface suitable for all abilities and in all seasons, the trail is a circular 4.2km with short cuts at 1km and 3kms; benches or rest perches at 100m intervals and two shelters. The High Lodge heritage trail was constructed as part of the ‘Trailing the Hidden Heritage of High Lodge’ Project which also included research by volunteers to reveal and interpret the four thousand years of landscape history beneath the trees. Take the Heritage Trail to: Explore the hidden history of High Lodge, Use the Touchscreen Monitor to see how High Lodge looked in the past, Listen to Stories of the Landscape at the Audio Panels, Find out about the wildlife and how the forest is managed for timber production in the two shelters. The Heritage Trail is suitable for wheelchairs and mobility scooters.
Events at High Lodge – Event Essentials
High Lodge provides the perfect venue for a range of events. If you are interested in holding an event here you will need to apply first so that we can ensure your event doesn’t clash with anything else happening in the forest such as forest operations work. Once High Lodge know your needs we can advise you to make sure your event is a success. Please contact us no later than eight weeks before your proposed event.
Forest Live at High Lodge, Thetford Forest. Join us for an evening of live music at our stunning forest venue.
Birthday parties at High Lodge
Book a bushcraft themed party with our learning partner, Back To Wilderness, to learn the skills needed to survive in the wilderness. High Lodge Thetford Forest a family day out that’s more than just Fun.