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The sun glances off the water at a pond in Lower Forest, enclosed by trees and plants which dip toward the water.

Lower Forest is a broad expanse of oak and hornbeam wood just north of Epping, and boasts a beautifully diverse array of wildflowers and numerous small ponds.

Things to do in Lower Forest

  • Explore the Forest on foot, by bike, on horseback or with your dog
  • Pay a visit to Wintry Wood Lake in the centre of the Forest
  • Enjoy a picnic in one of the Forest's clearings in the north and south-west
  • Keep an eye out for wild deer!

How to get here

See our Epping Forest Map (290KB)

View a Google Map

Plan your trip with TfL Journey Planner

Free parking is available at Lower Forest Car Park

06 July 2016
Last Modified:
29 September 2017