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Epping Forest Visitor Centre

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This is hidden away behind the Kings Oak pub car park, and it is a little hub of information. I... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2016
happyessextraveller
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Essex
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We arrived at the field centre and was welcomed by a lovely young man who helped us choose which... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2015
Rosa D
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Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
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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. Volunteers are on hand to help you, with maps, leaflets, souvenirs, events and lots of...more
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High Beech, Loughton IG10 4AF, England
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+44 20 8508 0028
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

This is hidden away behind the Kings Oak pub car park, and it is a little hub of information. I found out that the people working there are all volunteers and they are passionate about the forest. There were a few things on sale, but...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

This place ought to be so much better than it is. Not really a visitor centre - more of a minimal gift shop with loos and car park. They sell useful maps and moderately attractive knick-knacks, and the staff (to be fair) are friendly and...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

The staff was super friendly and helpful volunteers Linda and sue . It’s a great place for info well worth visit . Amazing viewing on bird feeding and lots info on the forest . Great for family’s and information and maps for adults .

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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

This is an imaginative exhibition but completely spoilt by the inadequate illumination of the displays. On entering each display area, spot-lights are activated which illuminate about half the material. Much of it is left in gloom. This is a serious deficiency.

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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

After we visited Elizabeth l Hunting Lodge we wandered over to the visitors center. I was pleasantly surprised at what a fine conservation center it is. It is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) which in Britain denotes a protected area -in this case...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2016

This is hidden away behind the Kings Oak pub car park, and it is a little hub of information. I found out that the people working there are all volunteers and they are passionate about the forest. There were a few things on sale, but...More

1  Thank happyessextraveller
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

We arrived at the field centre and was welcomed by a lovely young man who helped us choose which route we would take around the forest. Very helpful, informative and approachable. Thank you

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