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A grassy trail between bright-coloured trees in springtime at Bush Wood.


​Postcodes for car parks near Bush Wood are:

Jubilee Pond: E11 3QA
Centre Road: E7 0EF​​

Contact us

​​Tel: 020 8532 1010

In an emergency, always call 999 first


Jubilee Pond car park is accessible with an even asphalt surface, designated disabled bays and level access to the surrounding areas. Bush Wood itself has surfaced and unsurfaced paths. Some routes are suitable for wheelchairs, walking frames and canes, but the majority are not - especially in wet weather.

Opening hours

​Bush Wood is always open


Bush Wood is a quiet area of mixed woodland and grassland that joins Wanstead Flats and Leyton Flats.

Once part of Wanstead Park, some of the formal trees planted here are still standing, including plenty of lime and sweet chestnut trees.

Parking info and travel links

Getting here

London Overground
Leytonstone High Road

See our Epping Forest Map (300KB)

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Parking is available at Jubilee Pond car park.

See our car parks page for more information.

Things to do in Bush Wood

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.