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A piercing blue sky seen through bare autumn trees at Barn Hoppitt.


​Postcodes for car parks near Barn Hoppitt are:

​Barn Hoppitt: E4 7QH
Epping Forest Visitor Centre at Chingford: E4 7QH
Caddy House: E4 7AZ
Chingford Plain: E4 7QJ
Connaught Water: IG9 5UB​

Contact us

​Tel: 020 8532 1010

In an emergency, always call 999 first.


Our visitor centre, Chingford Plain and Connaught Water car parks all have disabled bays and asphalt surfaces. Barn Hoppitt itself lacks paved paths and is not recommended for wheelchair users; but an easy access trail is available at nearby Connaught Water.

Opening hours

​Barn Hoppitt is always open.


Barn Hoppitt is an ancient pollard wood and many of its veteran trees even outdate nearby Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge which is over 470 years old.

Parking info and travel links

Getting here

London Overground

See our Epping Forest Map (300KB)

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Parking is available at Barn Hoppitt, our Visitor Centre, Caddy House, Chingford Plain and Connaught Water car parks.

See our car parks page for more information.

Things to do in Barn Hoppitt

If picnicking in the Forest, please take care not to litter. Please note too that barbecues are prohibited under our byelaws. Our byelaws can be enforced by fine or prosecution.