Epping Forest Information Centre

Epping Forest Information Centre
High Beach
Loughton
Essex
IG10 4AF
England

Website

www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/Corporation/living_environment/open_spaces/epping_forest.htm

E-mail

epping.forest@cityoflondon.gov.uk

Telephone

020 8508 0028

Fax

020 8532 0188

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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Information Centre

Venue Type:

Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

Open every day including Bank Holidays. Closed on Christmas day.
Winter Opening Hours 10.00am - 3.00pm (October - March)
Summer Opening Hours 10.00am - 5.00pm (April - September)

Admission charges

Free Admission

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Natural Sciences, Fine Art, Personalities, Social History

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Epping Forest

Play in the Forest

  • 8 August 2014 10am-12pm
  • 15 August 2014 10am-12pm
  • 22 August 2014 10am-12pm
  • 29 August 2014 10am-12pm

Have fun in the forest doing wild play, arts and crafts activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Organised in partnership with Epping Forest District Council.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Admission

Cost £2.00 per child.

Website

http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/green-spaces/epping-forest/sports-events-and-activities/Pages/eppingevents.aspx

Epping forres

Barefoot walk in the Forest

  • 1 May 2014 11am-12pm
  • 21 June 2014 11am-12pm

Join us for an introductory stroll to bring your feet alive with the feel of grass, earth and the natural world underfoot. Tea/coffee after the walk.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/green-spaces/epping-forest/sports-events-and-activities/Pages/eppingevents.aspx

Epping Forrest

Forest Keeper walk

  • 11 May 2014 10:30am-12:30pm

Come and explore Epping Forrest on one of our exciting nature walks.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/green-spaces/epping-forest/sports-events-and-activities/Pages/eppingevents.aspx

Secateurs

Walk: A Ramble Around the Rhododendrons

  • 24 May 2014 7-8:30pm

A walk through Paul’s Nursery looking at the rhododendrons and ornamental trees.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/green-spaces/epping-forest/sports-events-and-activities/Pages/eppingevents.aspx

Path in Leanachan Forest

Workshop: Bushcraft

  • 24 May 2014 9am-12pm

Learn how to build a shelter, find water, and make a survival bracelet and an elder whistle.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/green-spaces/epping-forest/sports-events-and-activities/Pages/eppingevents.aspx

Epping forrest

Discovering Epping Forest by Bike

  • 25 May 2014 10:45am-4pm
  • 22 June 2014 10:45am-4pm
  • 20 July 2014 10:45am-4pm
  • 31 August 2014 10:45am-4pm

Enjoy the fantastic opportunity to cycle around our picturesque forest. All participants must wear a helmet and have a competent level of cycling.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/green-spaces/epping-forest/sports-events-and-activities/Pages/eppingevents.aspx

Photograph of snake

Family Learning Event: Snakes, Slow Worms and Lizards

  • 28 May 2014 1-4pm

Once you know where they like to live, you’ll be able to look in the Forest for our wonderful scaly friends.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/green-spaces/epping-forest/sports-events-and-activities/Pages/eppingevents.aspx

Earthworm

Family Learning Event: Wonderful Worms

  • 30 May 2014 1-4pm

Enjoy a display with a quiz, listen to a story, and take part in fun, interactive activities about these fascinating creatures.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/green-spaces/epping-forest/sports-events-and-activities/Pages/eppingevents.aspx

Springer Spaniel

Paws in the Park! In aid of Guide Dogs

  • 8 June 2014 11am-4:30pm

Dog show and day of fun with activities for dogs and their owners. Dogs must be on lead. Organised in partnership with Guide Dogs for the Blind.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Admission

Free entry (£1.00 per entries to the dog shows).

Website

http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/green-spaces/epping-forest/sports-events-and-activities/Pages/eppingevents.aspx

Pond

Children’s activity: Junior angling day

  • 21 June 2014 10am-2pm
  • 5 July 2014 10am-2pm
  • 2 August 2014 10am-2pm
  • 30 August 2014 10am-2pm

Enjoy a fun day of angling at Epping Forrest. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Admission

£5.00 per child/booking required.

Website

http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/green-spaces/epping-forest/sports-events-and-activities/Pages/eppingevents.aspx

Epping Forest

Walk: Meet the ‘Tree Gang’

  • 22 June 2014 10am-12pm

Have a go at tree climbing and see the hi-lift at work.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/green-spaces/epping-forest/sports-events-and-activities/Pages/eppingevents.aspx

Springer Spaniel

Paws at The View

  • 6 July 2014 11am-4pm

Dog show and day of fun with activities for dogs and their owners. Dogs must be on lead. Organised in partnership with Guide Dogs for the Blind.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Admission

Free entry (£1.00 per entries to the dog shows).

Website

http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/green-spaces/epping-forest/sports-events-and-activities/Pages/eppingevents.aspx

Dusk

Walk: Forest at Dusk

  • 1 August 2014 6:30-9pm
  • 22 August 2014 6:30-9pm

Explore the stunning scenery of the Forrest and Buffer Lands on a guided walk at dusk.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/green-spaces/epping-forest/sports-events-and-activities/Pages/eppingevents.aspx

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