Winter’s not over yet.


Well, looks like the ‘Beast from the East II’ has a sting in it’s tail… With more snow overnight, we will again be closed this morning. Im afraid there is no way we can currently open, and with it still snowing quite heavily at the moment and the strong winds causing drifting, it is hard…

Just a dusting overnight, so we are open.


So far the ‘Beast from the East 2’ has delivered only a light dusting of snow, which is not causing any access issues to the visitor centre. We are very pleased to say that we will be open as normal this morning. We are experiencing the odd snow shower, and these are forecast to continue…

Blockage of reservoir overflow


The recent spell of extremely wet weather and snow mean that the reservoir in the forest is extremely full, and the overflow at the visitor centre end is currently in use. Unfortunately this means that the Green cycling trail and some of the walking routes must cross this water course. Whilst we totally understand that…

Snow & Ice remain, but we are open this weekend


Well, the thaw has continued and the situation up here in the forest has improved further today. The forecast remains favourable for the thaw to continue over the weekend which is great news, and the visitor centre, car park and all trails will be open. Please be aware that we still have considerable areas of…