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Haldon Forest Park

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Best £4 (parking) you will spend

numerous walks and biking activities for you and your friends / families / children / dogs / etc... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sharon Q
Exeter, England, United Kingdom
Haldon Forest Park

This is a natural forest area on the outskirts of Exeter, with dedicated trails for walkers and... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
John M
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Whether you want a quiet gentle stroll or an exhilarating mountain biking experience, there’s something for you at Haldon Forest Park. 3,500 acres of woodland just fifteen minutes from Exeter.We have a network of walking and cycling trails that suit...more
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Reviewed yesterday

numerous walks and biking activities for you and your friends / families / children / dogs / etc etc , in beautiful surroundings...also segway here and go ape

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sharon Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have used haldon for years mountain biking, and love spending time up there. However if you haven’t been before and basing the expectation on the photos they use on there website, then please be aware they are photographed at different riding parks! I feel...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Jonathan W, Front Office Manager at Haldon Forest Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, thank you for your review. I investigated your comments about the photographs on our website not accurately reflecting Haldon Forest Park and can explain why this was the case. We have very recently launched our new website and it was initially populated with 'stock'...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Shocked at how much the parking was. I appreciate they need the money to maintain the place but it was just too much. Really didn't think there was much there either apart from walks. Freezing cold this time of year too so make sure you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Laura W
Reviewed 1 November 2018

This is a natural forest area on the outskirts of Exeter, with dedicated trails for walkers and cyclists alike, the latter especially for young children on their bikes. At certain points, there are magnificent views across the beautiful Devon countryside and the whole experience provides...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John M
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Went with the family, they had a great time cycling, walking, they have a parking pass as they go all the time, the parking is quite expensive

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank GILLIAN W
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

A lovely mix of walks, longer and shorter through the forest, with nice little 'stop offs' throughout like wooden musical instruments, carved seats etc. We did it with a couple of under 5's, and the amount of bikes and segways etc did mean we had...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Adam B
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Haldon Forest is definitely worth a visit. There is lots to do such as walking several trails of varying difficulty and the paths are pretty much tarmac and gravel, with some trails being dirt. There are also occasional man made steps on some trails. Beautiful...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Lucylemonpip
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Good day out for kids, take a picnic and bikes! You only pay for parking, £7 for all day or £5 for 4 hours. Not over crowded at all will go again.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Simon P
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

A really well organised set up for fun but also serious cyclists. Suggest that you get there really early to get a good parking space as it does get very busy later. Also the trails are quieter earlier There are a good range of trails...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DouglasF256
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We went to haldon forest to go mountain biking. the trails are well marked and easy to find and they are great fun. There are tails for all abilities. I would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a fun day out.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alexander S
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19 February 2018|
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Response from CJOliver | Reviewed this property |
It's become the Highway Rat Trail now
Katie D
26 October 2017|
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Response from HaldonFP | Property representative |
Hi Katie, the Gruffalo trail was buggy accessible however has now ended to make way for the new character trail coming early December. Many thanks
Katie D
26 October 2017|
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Response from CJOliver | Reviewed this property |
Very buggy friendly