Unleash your inner explorer at Hatfield Forest

Takeley, Essex

No other venue provides a better backdrop for young budding explorers than Hatfield Forest.

The forest evokes the atmosphere of a medieval hunting forest. The ancient trees of the forest could be view as being living sculptures; peaceful giants worn and fragile from centuries of seasons and weather.

With over 50 points of interest and a spotter’s guide, the Hatfield Forest app is ideal as a one-stop place to learn about what makes the Forest so special. You can download from iTunes or Google Play or you can even borrow a device for the day from the Hatfield Forest shop.

Whether you want somewhere for the children to burn off some energy, bring your dog or somewhere to walk where you can quietly reflect; you will find your own special place somewhere in Hatfield Forest.

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