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High Lodge Thetford Forest

Off the B1107, Brandon, England
+44 1842 815434
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High Lodge is a recreational site set in the heart of Thetford Forest offering extensive play areas, walking trails and cycling trails. There is a cafe, bike shop and hire, Go Ape Tree Top Adventure, Go Ape Junior and Go Ape Forest Segway as well as additional seasonal attractions for the whole family to enjoy. Site entry is £2.20 Per hour per car and peaks at £11.50 After 5 hours. High Lodge also has an annual Discovery Pass giving access as many times as you like for a year plus other benefits.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“go ape” (113 reviews)
“gruffalo trail” (23 reviews)
“per hour” (20 reviews)
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Off the B1107, Brandon, England
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+44 1842 815434
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"go ape"
in 113 reviews
"gruffalo trail"
in 23 reviews
"per hour"
in 20 reviews
"car park"
in 42 reviews
"all ages"
in 37 reviews
"play equipment"
in 23 reviews
"pony rides"
in 20 reviews
"mountain biking"
in 12 reviews
"bike ride"
in 12 reviews
"play area"
in 24 reviews
"parking charge"
in 5 reviews
"walking trails"
in 8 reviews
"hot food"
in 6 reviews
"hired bikes"
in 7 reviews
"zip wire"
in 8 reviews
"lots of space"
in 7 reviews
"off road"
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Reviewed yesterday

Given the magnitude of the open space the parking is ridiculous. There are just grabbing money from the average demographic.... the family in a car. If you turn in a coach the cost would be just £0.78 per person. Turn up as an average family...More

Thank Mike H
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A younger friend, ex-Army and very gung-ho, took my 8 year old Great Granddaughter and his 7 year old daughter up "Go Ape" in the heavyiest of downpours. For TWO hours! Two very excited (!) young ladies returned for hot chocolates in the cafe and...More

Thank John R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve ssen some reviews of people saying that I don’t why people moan about the parking but honestly it is a joke! £12.50 for all day! We also took a picnic and had to sit in the car as I didn’t think there was actually...More

Thank Debbie S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great fun on Go Ape. Shame about the hideously expensive parking charges £12.50 for 4 hrs. Fun fun fun.....

Thank devitt10
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were camping nearby and visited here. It was great. The parking is expensive, but the facilities are great and obviously cost money to upkeep. During our visit we did the Go Ape course, the archery and the highway rat trail. The Go Ape and...More

Thank VickyPeterborough
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whilst staying down with family we decided to have an afternoon to ourselves and hire bikes to go round Thetford Forest on. Whilst we weren't expecting great things with the trails we weren't prepared to meet the grumpiest, most unenthusiastic people on Planet Earth. I...More

2  Thank Anna L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As an average cross country mountain biker, I found the red route at Thetford just about right. 10 miles reasonably flat route but with enough interesting parts of the route to keep you interested. Mostly single track with a few parts where you can cycle...More

Thank Twaggers
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here on the 4th of August to look at buying a bike for our son, didn’t have him with us at the time so was advised to come back the next day at 9am so he could get fitted etc. We arrived the...More

1  Thank Lovemyfamily1976
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don’t understand why people complain about the parking. There is so much laid on for your day out. The walks in the woods, the amazing children’s play areas and trails, the bike trails. The wonderful open spaces to picnic or to hire a barbecue....More

Thank jude9999_10
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we took our grandchildren to high lodge they had fun following the gr uffalo trail there is plenty to do for all the family when we divided the cost of the car park it came to £2 EACH there are not many other places you...More

Thank Jill R
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Jo P
3 May 2018|
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Response from philndawns | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We took our pushchair. A few bumps from tree routes but perfectly useable
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5TudorRose
3 April 2018|
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Response from jameswatling | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is both a cafe and also large parasols to sit under outside.
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AlisonandTerry
13 February 2018|
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Response from SueHuxtable | Reviewed this property |
Yes. there is a fee for parking but you can walk in but not sure where you would park.
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