Rosliston Forestry Centre

Rosliston Forestry Centre

Last Updated on February 20, 2024 by Suzy

Things to do at Rosliston Forestry Centre review

Rosliston Forestry Centre is a hidden gem in the heart of the National Forest in South Derbyshire. There are plenty of family-friendly activities including walking, cycling, play area, fishing, archery and much more.

The activities on offer provide you with a chance to try something new, all activities are inclusive for people with special needs. It is recommended that you book your activity in advance. Walks are either self-guided or you can book on a special guided walk. There are way-marked walks to follow plus themed trails in the summer.

You can bring your own bike or hire one. If you want to fish you will need to buy a permit. You can also test out your map reading skills with orienteering. The centre runs bird-of-prey falconry sessions or you can give archery a try (age 9+).

There are also laser tag games, laser inflatable or laser team games in the wood with drop-in sessions available. There are plenty of opportunities for kids to play with a 9-hole crazy golf course and plenty of outdoor play equipment. Plus an indoor soft play area for children under 8 (or under a certain height). There is a bouncy castle in the summer. Crazy golf, soft play and the bouncy castle all have a small charge.

FAQ and Further Information Rosliston Forestry Centre

Is there food and drink available?

There is a cafe serving hot and cold food and drinks. There are plenty of places to enjoy a picnic.

What are the main things to do?

Forest with walks, cycling, fishing, play areas, archery, laser tag, crazy golf and more. There are toilets and a cafe.

What are the ticket prices?

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Is there parking?

There is a charge to park. Parking is free, if you are staying on-site

When are they open?

Rosliston Centre is open all year round except for Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. For up-to-date opening times and dates please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

Well-behaved dogs are welcome at Rosliston (with the exception of attending certain Special events,) provided they are kept on a lead in designated areas.

Are they accessible?

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