image for Forest or Woodland item typeSandlings Forests

Forest or Woodland


Mr Nigel Turner


Forest Enterprise,
Rendlesham Forest,
IP12 3NF


The forests have quite a diverse mix of conifer plantations interspersed with broad leaved areas, lowland heathland and wetland areas. Rendlesham forest covers approximately 1500 hectares. This forest is our main area for recreation and there are various picnic sites and recreation areas. The main one is Rendlesham Forest Centre, it has 3 circular walks including disabled trails and forest cycle trails. There is also a large picnic area and adventure playground.

Disabled toiletsFacilities for educational visitsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessGuided tours for groups

Opening details

Open all year


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Map reference: TM 354484  Lat: 52.08450 Long: 1.43566

By Road:
Follow the B1084 Woodbridge to Orford road. Rendlesham Forest Centre is approximately 4 miles along this road on right-hand side.

By Public Transport:
From Melton station it is 4 miles to Sandlings Forests.


  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups