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Nice country park

This is a great county park, lots of parking that is relativity cheap (£3 all day at weekends is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Matthew S
Norwich, United Kingdom
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Breaking a journey to give my dog a walk

This was a great place to break a journey to North Norfolk.It gave our dog a chance to stretch his... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bedford, United Kingdom
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Brandon Country Park is located in the very heart of Thetford Forest. Surrounded by acres of pure forest, we have miles of walking and nature trails, cycle routes, a lake, lawns, historic arboretum, Walled Garden, Visitor Centre and the Copper Beech...more
Bury Road, Brandon IP27 0SU, England
+44 1842 810185
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great county park, lots of parking that is relativity cheap (£3 all day at weekends is the most you will pay) and there is a good coffee shop/picnic area too. A variety of signposted walks are available from 1.5 miles up to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great place to break a journey to North Norfolk.It gave our dog a chance to stretch his legs.We had lunch there as well

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a wonderful walk with my two dogs at brandon country park. When you drive in you come to the pay and display carpark. It cost £2 to park all day. There is a cafe with freshly baked cakes and hot/cold food. The cafe...More

Thank linzie f
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great day out, parking is a bit tight but the forest is fab to run wild in. Well worth a trip, maybe take a picnic though a the cafe is a bit pricey. Giant Redwood is cool.

Thank MTB_Addict
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the venue for my dog Rolo’s birthday walk ! I’m on holiday from Birmingham and had 5 other dogs come and join us for a special walk. (6 greyhounds 1 Staffie) from Northampton, Milton Keynes and Norfolk. We did the tree walk with...More

Thank Dpodman14
Reviewed September 17, 2018

lovely place to just walk gently and take a picnic or enjoy their cafe. Facilities are good, accessible toilet and level paths - sometimes you need to be aware of tree roots etc if you take a slightly cross country route through the trees.

Thank caroline b
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Having not been here for a while we decided to stop by on the way back through one day. Ample parking available. There are lots of walks you can do with some beautiful scenery to take in on the way, lots of families take picnics...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We often visit here when visiting family in Norfolk. The kids can have a run around the woods, several guided walks to suite most abilities. The parents can enjoy the woodland with wonderful tree specimens - look out for the stunning Blue Cedar. There is...More

Thank DietofNuts
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

The continued hot weather meant that the more open areas were very dried up. However it was pleasantly cool to wander among the trees, and there are routes for various lengths of walk. The lake and the walled garden are both worth strolling around. Altogether...More

Thank chrismCambridgeshire
Reviewed July 18, 2018

This is one of those places that you are really pleased that you found, just outside of Brandon it is an oasis of calm. A huge area where you can enjoy a number of different walks and cycle paths that are all very carefully marked...More

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July 22, 2018|
Response from Neil576 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think that there was a nice children's park, there are also some activities that can be followed in the walled garden, identifying bugs and other things as well as a tree trail that children may well find interesting... More
Lene F
June 7, 2015|
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Response from Paul P | Reviewed this property |
this answer is yes of course everyone does, however around the car park especially there are alot of signs asking to keep dogs on leads. the cycle routes are separate to the walking routes however it is not a race track... More