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Visitor centres

There are four visitor centres to see in Epping Forest. These are great starting points for exploring the Forest; with maps, leaflets, history, helpful staff and more.

For more information on each centre, including opening hours, what's on and travel directions, please see:

Check out our where to go page for maps, guides, travel information and activity ideas for each part of the Epping Forest.

See our car parks page for information on parking around the Forest.

What's going on in Epping Forest

Have a look at our events page to find out what's on in the Forest this season.

Forest maintenance programme

See our News page for a list of maintenance works currently being carried out in the Forest.

Get in touch with Epping Forest

For more information, please contact us or get in touch on Twitter or Facebook.

Lost property

Have you lost or found something in the Forest? All lost property is kept at our visitor centre at Chingford. Visit our contact us page for more information on our lost property procedures.​​

    The View Visitor Centre in Epping Forest

    Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge and our Epping Forest Visitor Centre at Chingford