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Enabling easy access to the South West's beauty spots

Haldon Forest Park

Equipment Available: 3+ Trampers
  • Forest/Woodland
  • Moorland/Heathland
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible toilets
  • Information centre
  • Cafe or shop
  • Cycle hire
  • Dog friendly

Just fifteen minutes from Exeter, this 3,500 acre woodland site offers a variety of trails that can be experienced on a Tramper. 

  • Path surfaces - well-surfaced and woodland paths
  • Path gradients - mostly level, or gentle gradients
  • Some safety barriers to go around, a few narrow sections

Haldon Forest Park is open every day, except Christmas Day. 

Tramper Hire - Temporary Arrangements for Current Context

Trampers are available 10.00am-4.00pm Monday to Friday

Hire charges have been discounted (usually £2.50 per hour) to make hire simpler for you. Prices are per Tramper:

Up to 3 hours


Up to 6 hours


Pre-booking is strongly advised to avoid disappointment

The Ridge café is currently takeaway only (card/contactless payments only). For the latest information on facilities visit this link

Much of Haldon Forest is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest and after exploring you can enjoy refreshments at the well-rated Ridge Cafe, open 7 days a week. See map below:

By Road - Follow the brown tourist signs from the A38 and A380 (this is also the turning for Exeter Racecourse). Continue down the road, passing the Haldon Forest Park entrance sign. Pass the first gateway, you will see 'Office entrance only' is painted on the road and in 200 metres you will see the main entrance.


Contact Haldon Forest Park


Haldon Forest Park, Kennford, Exeter, Devon, EX6 7XR


0300 067 5826

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