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chilled out visit to nature

lovely place to just walk gently and take a picnic or enjoy their cafe. Facilities are good... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
caroline b
Lovely country walks

Having not been here for a while we decided to stop by on the way back through one day. Ample... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mike W
Newmarket, United Kingdom
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“high lodge”(16 reviews)
“country park”(14 reviews)
“walled garden”(11 reviews)
Brandon Country Park is located in the very heart of Thetford Forest. Surrounded by acres of pure forest, we have miles of walking and nature trails, cycle routes, a lake, lawns, historic arboretum, Walled Garden, Visitor Centre and the Copper Beech...more
Bury Road, Brandon IP27 0SU, England
+44 1842 810185
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Reviewed 5 days ago

lovely place to just walk gently and take a picnic or enjoy their cafe. Facilities are good, accessible toilet and level paths - sometimes you need to be aware of tree roots etc if you take a slightly cross country route through the trees.

Thank caroline b
Reviewed 5 days ago

Having not been here for a while we decided to stop by on the way back through one day. Ample parking available. There are lots of walks you can do with some beautiful scenery to take in on the way, lots of families take picnics...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We often visit here when visiting family in Norfolk. The kids can have a run around the woods, several guided walks to suite most abilities. The parents can enjoy the woodland with wonderful tree specimens - look out for the stunning Blue Cedar. There is...More

Thank DietofNuts
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

The continued hot weather meant that the more open areas were very dried up. However it was pleasantly cool to wander among the trees, and there are routes for various lengths of walk. The lake and the walled garden are both worth strolling around. Altogether...More

Thank chrismCambridgeshire
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This is one of those places that you are really pleased that you found, just outside of Brandon it is an oasis of calm. A huge area where you can enjoy a number of different walks and cycle paths that are all very carefully marked...More

Thank Neil576
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Very nice amenity and well worth a quick walk around . Pity we didn't have more time to explore . Paid parking !

Thank peter D
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Lovely short and long trails through the forest. Recommend it for walking dogs on leads. Cafe has outdoor seating.

Thank firstart456
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I recently walked my dog here and found there is a lovely little coffee shop and a lake. I met many different people on my walk, even cyclists on a cycle path. It has areas where you can picnic and is truly pretty and peaceful....More

Thank Lorraine F
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Not long moved to the area and have found Brandon Country Park to provide good walks through the park, long or short (1mile). The colours are stunning in the autumn and cannot wait for the spring/summer show. The coffee shop is a welcome respite serving...More

Thank janetholiday
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Great walks through the forest, different trails depending on how far you want to walk. Walked through a field of cattle which was interesting.

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22 July 2018|
Response from Neil576 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think that there was a nice children's park, there are also some activities that can be followed in the walled garden, identifying bugs and other things as well as a tree trail that children may well find interesting... More
Lene F
8 June 2015|
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Response from Paul P | Reviewed this property |
this answer is yes of course everyone does, however around the car park especially there are alot of signs asking to keep dogs on leads. the cycle routes are separate to the walking routes however it is not a race track... More