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Salcey Forest

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Salcey Forest

Visiting family in Northamptonshire today, we decided to check out the local woodlands. We found... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Andy H
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Dunstable, United Kingdom
Mossed The Tree Walk

My son has been raving about this tree walk for ages, so we went with him & our 2 Grandsons... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
Graeme B
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Tenerife, Spain
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“treetop walk”(27 reviews)
“car park”(42 reviews)
“play area”(26 reviews)
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Salcey Forest is an oasis of nature and history only 7 miles from the centre of Northampton. Wildlife and history are in abundance at Salcey, so come and discover this ancient semi-natural woodland on foot, bike, or horseback.
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Hartwell Road, Hartwell, England
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+44 300 067 4340
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been going to this cafe for a number of years and have always found it nice reasonably priced food, however, my visit this week left me astonished. The cafe has been taken over by new management, If you would like to see something...More

1  Thank dorris112
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting family in Northamptonshire today, we decided to check out the local woodlands. We found the parking charges were very steep @ £4 if you stayed longer than an hour. We took the easiest route, the elephant walk. Sadly the tree top walk has been...More

1  Thank Andy H
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

We love coming to this forest, it's so beautiful and an enjoyable walk no matter what the weather. Always very clean and tidy

Thank Jade S
Reviewed 6 June 2018

My son has been raving about this tree walk for ages, so we went with him & our 2 Grandsons. Unfortunately the Tree Walk is closed at the moment for maintenance, which was a shame. Still we had a very good walk through the woods...More

Thank Graeme B
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

DO NOT BOTHER if you are still wanting to do the Gruffalo trail. It was completely removed 12 months ago yet it’s still on the website. So many children and families there were disappointed on the day. Additionally the treetop trail The woods themselves are...More

Thank bazzadellar
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Very nice and clean. Perfect day out with family. Long walks. Parking £1.50 for an hour £4 for the day.

Thank suqeena
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Salcey Forest is excellent for all ages, abilities and walking, with or without dogs,cycling, running, horse riding and kids adventures. We went recently with our dog and did the Pink/Woodpecker Walk - Very muddy in parts but worth the effort.

1  Thank Ken M
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Second time here, first time was a long long time ago! The park is nice, quite muddy in parts but that is to be expected this time of the year. We had a nice lunch at the Forest Cafe and then went on the treetop...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Although the walk was good with our dog, I was surprised to find no rubbish bins and no dog bins anywhere on site. If you want to encourage people to go there especially with their dogs I think they should provide both rubbish and dog...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Love to go for tree walk. Specially walking tracks and the tree walk. Wonderfull view from the top of the trees. Need some good arrangements for the refreshments and toilets.

1  Thank Aanis R
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Deedee123456789
11 October 2017|
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Response from Sabrina2010 | Reviewed this property |
yes i visited a number of times with s push chair and its all accessable. only thing is if its a little muddy on the paths it can be a bit mucky. you can go all the way up the treetop walk except the last platform as its... More
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Sheila P
16 July 2017|
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Response from franksfan2015 | Reviewed this property |
Shame, but I'm afraid no camping in Salcey Forest. Lovely place to visit though, especially the tree walk. Best to do that in spring or summer.
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zoeoakes
15 August 2015|
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Response from D0risim0 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes it is absolutely fine for dogs apart from the climbing up the steps at the end.
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