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The Kings Forest

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As a regular walking group we visit Kings Forest quite often

This is a mixed wood forest which is very suitable for all walkers. There are adequate paths... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
SuffolkSilver
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Newmarket, United Kingdom
Great space for a good walk.

One of the many forests around Thetford, the site may be ancient but the planting is post war... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
jaygeebse
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Bury St. Edmunds
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Reviewed 1 December 2018

Great place to walk dogs. With off road parking and easy to navigate trails and tracks I can spend hours walking or running here. There is a 2 mile marked circular route for those not familiar with the area and once you get to know...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

This is a mixed wood forest which is very suitable for all walkers. There are adequate paths through the woods and it would be difficult to get lost, despite its size. There is convenient roadside parking. It is main dry underfoot even in the winter....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

One of the many forests around Thetford, the site may be ancient but the planting is post war Forestry Commision, and the trees mostly firs for commercial logging. There are regular walks or rides (horses permitted) through miles of woods. Just avoid the well labelled...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jaygeebse
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Visited this place after a bit of research on Trip Advisor looking for good dog walks. This venue is great. I'm sure there is a lot more to explore, but we found the car park and only saw directions for a relatively short 2.5 mile...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ceejay953
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Only managed a short walk (as it was next to our caravan site) but enjoyable never the less) - early evening so a few dog walkers but fairly quiet, paths and trails not marked up so pay attention or bring a map.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank fabatfiftyCambs
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Such a beautiful area spoilt by plastic bags full of dogs mess and dogs mess littered along the paths. Couldn’t let the children run free due to this and also all the dogs we encountered were running free off of their leads! A real shame.

Date of experience: January 2018
4  Thank Jon D
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

My favourite forest; we try to come here once or twice a year and just wander with the dog. You can walk for miles or just stroll a short way. Eventually you work out how the paths join up... one tip given to me was...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank 806shirleyr
Reviewed 2 November 2017

The Kings Forest is good for a wander but make sure you get your bearings right. I have made wrong turns when I first started walking here and it turns a long walk into a LONGER walk.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Eurmilmin
Reviewed 29 October 2017

In the course of a week in the Bury St Edmunds area, we enjoyed our initial visit to the Forest so much that we came back a few days later. This is prime dog-walking territory, with a varied woodland landscape where there is always something...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Guy N
Reviewed 13 July 2016

weststow park is a great day out iff you like fresh air and a walk around a lake with loads of wildlife.you can get a snack in the tea shop.the park also has a saxon vilige that is worth a look..there is a childrens play...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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