Adult course: Identifying Trees in Leaf at Epping Forest
Adult course: Identifying Trees in Leaf
|Sat 14 Sep 2013||09:30 to 16:30|
020 8502 8500
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Paul's Nursery Road, Loughton, Essex, IG10 4AE
Map reference: TQ 410980 Lat: 51.66310 Long: 0.03727
The High Beach Visitor Centre is situated behind the landmark - the King’s Oak pub on Queen’s Green, High Beach. Free car parking is available in several areas of High Beach. Loughton Station (Central Line) is the nearest tube station and is about a 30 minute walk away through the forest and Loughton town centre.
Parking : free
Nearest station : 2 miles (3.2 kms) from Loughton Station station
The High Beach Visitor Centre is situated at High Beach, a traditional Epping Forest beauty spot. Staff are on hand to advise you about your visit and help you enjoy the forest. A full range of leaflets and maps are available, as well as a good selection of toys, gifts and souvenirs including items made from Epping Forest wood. The Visitor Centre is the place to come to buy tickets for events or horse riding licences.
•Open Wednesday - Sunday 10am - 3pm
•The Visitor Centre is open on Bank Holidays; it is closed on Christmas Day.
•Refreshments are available at the King’s Oak pub and from kiosks both alongside the pub and by the Pillow Mounds, High Beach.
•The Epping Forest Field Studies Centre, which is located next door,
•Public toilets are available in High Beach car park and in the Visitor Centre itself.
The Visitor Centre is a purpose built ground floor building and is fully accessible. The Easy Access path just outside leads the visitor on an attractive loop through Epping Forest with some showcase ancient pollards and attractive views which will be enjoyed by wheelchair users, people with buggies or anyone who would prefer a hard surface and clear route for their walk.
Browse our selected giftware and traditional toys. We supply a choice of maps and guide books about the forest and related discounted books on wildlife and related topics. We’re doing our bit to recycle your old books, so browse our ‘Spread the Word Shelf’ or donate us your unwanted novels or other books to share with our visitors. Birds and squirrels enjoy tasty snacks at the bird feeder, so come and watch from the comfort of the Visitor Centre. We have plenty of different bird identification guides for sale, so start your bird watching expeditions here. Come and look at the natural history displays. Children and families in particular will enjoy our traditional display case of forest wildlife. See how many different birds, butterflies and mammals you can spot both in the case and around the building.