Discovery day to be held at Thetford Forest

Thetford Forest. Picture: Rebecca Murphy

Thetford Forest. Picture: Rebecca Murphy - Credit: Archant

Would you like to find out more about what makes Thetford Forest so special?

he Forestry Commission are holding a Discovery Day at High Lodge where people can learn more about the UK's largest man made lowland forest.

Friends of Thetford Forest, a voluntary organisation set up in 1995 to help increase knowledge and enjoyment of the forest, will be aiding in the event on Sunday, April 2.

There will be information about how timber is produced - with a harvesting machine to view close-up -, the opportunity to meet a wildlife ranger and learn about the deer in the forest, and learn about the heritage of the 18,730 hectares forest.

There will be pay and play sessions with Lookout Archery, Battlefield Live and Breck Treks pony rides.

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Suffolk Wildlife Trust will also be at the event which will run from 10am to 4pm.

For more information call Alison Leyshon, High Lodge recreation ranger, on 0300 067 4047.

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