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Rendlesham Forest Centre

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Address: Rendlesham Wood, Woodbridge, England
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+44 1394 450164

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Lovely place for a family bike ride

Spent a morning here to go cycling with the family. Took the Tang Trail which is a 6 mile ride around the perimeter of the forest along woodland trails, gravel and a tiny bit of... read more

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133 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent a morning here to go cycling with the family. Took the Tang Trail which is a 6 mile ride around the perimeter of the forest along woodland trails, gravel and a tiny bit of road. It was great, totally flat. The forest also has playground equipment for the kids and an area alongside the car park which families set... More 

Thank ferg17
United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is beautiful with its tall trees and open spaces. There are lots of different pathways to head towards, although kids excitedly headed for the wooden play areas which were not far from the car park and could be seen nestled in the woods. After a picnic, we followed the UFO trail, which was roughly 5k the whole way... More 

Thank Oliver123136
Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for a day out in the school holidays with my grandson, granddaughter, sister, grand nephew and our 2 dogs. Parking wasn't a problem and once we'd unloaded my mobility scooter we all set off for a walk towards the play equipment. The dogs ( a minature poodle and a yorkie poo) were off lead and thoroughly enjoyed running with... More 

Thank Sylvia S
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Great for couples, families and friends and just enjoying the great outdoors. Rendlesham Forest offers pleasant walks, cycle trails, a children's adventure playground, picnic area and freedom to explore. Follow the UFO trail, where in the 1980's strange lights, mysterious sitings and other unfathomable occurrences took place. Take your bikes, dogs, children, parents and have a lovely day out.

Thank Essexexplorers
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Took the family and grandchildren here, a wonderful Sunday outing, lots too do for everyone, cycle paths, adventure playgrounds, even had a snack van on site.

Thank Ian F
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Reasonably priced car park £3.50 all day. We enjoyed the UFO walk although thought it could do with a little more to keep you interested as you walk round. Even though there were lots of cars on the car park we barely saw anybody walking round. It was a shame that the UFO model at the end had been graffitied... More 

Thank GemLou1984
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Let the kids run wild and enjoy what all children should have...A free and wild childhood. Fresh air, healthy walks, pretend play, good muddy funwith nature. Family or romantic walks, really great place. Camping site, star gazing, pond dipping, alien hunting, terrific play parks, picnics......What are you waiting for?????

Thank Motherofboysx2
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This was a beautiful, spooky forest and having read all about the incident it was great to see it all for real. Worth a visit

Thank Kirie H
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The main walks, such as the UFO trail are 3 miles and the cycle routes 6/10 miles. having said that the criss-cross so with a map, which you can get from the main car park, you can shorten or lengthen as you wish. there are short child friendly walks and play areas. The forest centre is relatively flat so the... More 

Thank Adrien C
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

A Refreshment facility with a smile with an interesting set of choices for a snack, Hot food cooked to order. Burgers, Buttiy, Hot and cold drinks, Ice creams, sorbets, cakes and snack bars.

Thank clivec186387

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