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Rosliston Forestry Centre

Rosliston Forestry Centre, Burton Rd, Rosliston, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE12 8JX
01283 563483
Average time spent - 2 hours
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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.

Please note – Most places may still require you to pre-book online in advance. Some venues also still have certain areas closed for safety reasons. Please check their website and/or social media pages before visiting.

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?

*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *FREE. Rosliston is free to visit. Some activities will have a charge, these range from cheap to expensive.

Is there parking?

There is a charge to park. All day parking is £4. 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?

Please contact the venue

Rosliston Forestry Centre
Rosliston Forestry Centre
Rosliston Forestry Centre
Rosliston Forestry Centre
Rosliston Forestry Centre
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