Walesby Forest

Walesby Forest, Brake Road, Walesby, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG22 9NG

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Walesby Forest


Walesby Forest is an International Outdoor Activity Centre located in the heart of Robin Hood County, spanning over 250 acres of beautiful woodland just waiting to be explored. This not-for-profit organisation has been welcoming visitors from across the Midlands and further afield since 1938, offering bespoke and inclusive outdoor experiences to suit any adventurer.

Things to do

With over 40 on-site activities to choose from, there’s always something for visitors of any age and ability to enjoy at Walesby. Popular activities include water sports, climbing, archery and the legendary giant crate stack and to ensure that the outdoor action takes place in a safe, low-pressure environment, a friendly and experienced team of dedicated instructors are on-hand at all times.

Public camping

The site is home to many regular campers who choose to spend their holidays a bit closer to home. Tents, caravans and motorhomes are welcome for visitors to pitch-up, with water, on-site showers, toilets and recycling points among the many camping facilities available on site.

Schools and Scouts

As an established outdoor activity centre, Walesby Forest offers packages which help to develop children and young people’s confidence in a safe, fun and inclusive environment. Scouts, Guides, schools and youth groups are some of the groups which regularly venture to Walesby for their own adventure of a lifetime.


The centre is accessible for wheelchair users and those with disabilities. The Kemp Lodge has facilities which prioritise the safety and comfort of visitors who may need extra space and equipment.

Many of the activities available are suitable for visitors of all abilities and physical needs, with staff on-hand to make sure that your experience is fun and bespoke to you.

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  • Booking essential
  • Family Fun
  • Groups Accepted
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

* * Please see the book now to check availability.
Pre-booking is recommended.

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