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Brandon Country Park

Bury Road, Brandon IP27 0SU, England
+44 1842 810185
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Very nice amenity and well worth a quick walk around . Pity we didn't have more time to explore... read more

Reviewed yesterday
peter D
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Mullingar, Ireland
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Great for walking dogs.

Lovely short and long trails through the forest. Recommend it for walking dogs on leads. Cafe has... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
firstart456
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Brandon, 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 Tearoom with our homemade cakes and soups.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“country park” (15 reviews)
“high lodge” (16 reviews)
“walled garden” (9 reviews)
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Bury Road, Brandon IP27 0SU, England
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+44 1842 810185
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very nice amenity and well worth a quick walk around . Pity we didn't have more time to explore . Paid parking !

Thank peter D
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely short and long trails through the forest. Recommend it for walking dogs on leads. Cafe has outdoor seating.

Thank firstart456
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I recently walked my dog here and found there is a lovely little coffee shop and a lake. I met many different people on my walk, even cyclists on a cycle path. It has areas where you can picnic and is truly pretty and peaceful....More

Thank Lorraine F
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Reviewed February 12, 2018

Not long moved to the area and have found Brandon Country Park to provide good walks through the park, long or short (1mile). The colours are stunning in the autumn and cannot wait for the spring/summer show. The coffee shop is a welcome respite serving...More

Thank janetholiday
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Reviewed January 14, 2018

Great walks through the forest, different trails depending on how far you want to walk. Walked through a field of cattle which was interesting.

3  Thank dalenic
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Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

Although close to the bigger ‘High Lodge’ forest park this is a smaller, quieter alternative. There are walks and cycle paths through the grounds which link up to the larger forest beyond. The kids enjoy the adventure play ground and the quaint walled garden. This...More

1  Thank philndawns
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

This park is a very pleasnt place to walk or take your dogs with the family, lots of diffrent routes to stroll down at your leisure, Plus a cafe for tea & snacks.

1  Thank RICHARD S
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Reviewed November 7, 2017

We regularly use the centre to park and after our cycle ride, cap off the morning with a nice latte and something to eat. The food is always freshly prepared plus there a choice of excellent home made cakes and all at reasonable prices too...More

1  Thank Markburchett
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Reviewed November 7, 2017

This was a very pleasant surprise to have lunch at a place which I didn't know existed until the day I went there with a friend. We were late arriving, and the choice was limited because for the time of day, however we settled on...More

1  Thank Dunelm59
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Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

We've been here a few times now for mountain biking. It's always fun with well laid out trails, clearly sign posted for different abilities. Very clean & playground & picnic areas dotted about, with a cafe too.

1  Thank Traci E
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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
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