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Epping Forest Visitor Centre

4 locals recommend ·

Tips from locals

April 05, 2017
forest in Essex you can get to by underground (central line) and feel truly closer to nature.
February 08, 2017
This is a great place to drive and start a walk in the forest. The visitor centre has lots of interesting local and nature information. There's a pub at the top of High Beech too so if you want to grab a bite after you're walk, it's easy.
July 29, 2016
Epping Forest is an area of ancient woodland straddling the border between north-east London and Essex. It is a former royal forest. It covers 2,476 hectares (6,118.32 acres) and contains areas of woodland, grassland, heath, rivers, bogs and ponds, and most of it is a Site of Special Scientific…
March 22, 2016
High Beach Forest Centre, situated at a traditional Epping Forest beauty spot, is a great place to picnic and an ideal stop on your way through the Forest.

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Waltham Abbey, England IG10 4AF
Phone+44 20 8508 0028
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens Saturday 10:00 AM