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Gilbert's Slade

A mother and child sit by a pond in Gilbert's Slade.

Gilbert's Slade is a wooded area with a clearing to the north of Snaresbrook Road. 'Slade' is an old Forest name for an open glade, which is often along the valley of a stream. There are many hornbeam pollards to see in this area which date back hundreds of years.

Things to do in Gilbert's Slade

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.

How to get here

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Parking is available at Snaresbrook Road car park.

See our car parks page for more information.

01 June 2016
Last Modified:
08 November 2017