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Alice Holt Forest

Alice Holt Forest, United Kingdom

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About Alice Holt Forest

Alice Holt Forest lies at the northwestern corner of the Weald where the bounding rim of Chalk swings round from a south-north trending outcrop to the west-east alignment of the Hog’s Back anticline.  It is now planted mainly with conifers. The forest is now part of the South Downs National Park, which was established on 31 March 2010, and it forms the most northerly gateway to the park.



Attractions near Alice Holt Forest

Birdworld1.6km from Alice Holt Forest

This is one of the largest bird parks in the country, located on the Hampshire border with Surrey it is a great place to explore for a fun and informative day out. In addition to a walk around 26 acres of aviaries and beautiful landscaped gardens, visitors can admire over 800 birds and 180 species from around the world and take part in educational feeding sessions throughout the day.

Frensham Great Pond3.59km from Alice Holt Forest

Frensham Common is a fine example of open Surrey heathland. It is one of the largest expanses in the Weald. This man-made beach stretches along a 13th century lake giving ample opportunity to sunbathe and swim in warm weatherIt covers roughly 1,000 acres  of attractive countryside and is owned by the National Trust.

Rural Life Living Museum4.83km from Alice Holt Forest

A beautiful museum, set in 10 acres of Tilford, Farnham heathland, is home to 30 buildings housing displays of rural crafts and has the largest collection of countryside artifacts in the south of England.  It plays host to many living history and family friendly events throughout the year. It offers extensive learning facilities for groups and schools with a fully accessible site and refreshments are available from the onsite Old Kiln Café.

Bourne Woods5.41km from Alice Holt Forest

Bourne Wood is a quiet ancient woodland with mixed conifers and semi-natural broadleaf trees. The sand soil provides a good walking surface, and the many public footpaths give great access to the woodland, where you can take in the beautiful natural scenery.  There is a car park and picnic area.

Museum of Farnham5.5km from Alice Holt Forest

The Museum of Farnham is a Grade I listed Georgian town house with a beautiful walled garden. The museum was founded in 1961 to provide the Farnham community with a collection dedicated to the history of the local area. The museum has a fine collection of nineteenth and twentieth-century British work and houses a collection of objects, fine art and archive material relating to the history of Farnham.

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Hampshire is the perfect blend of city, coast and country, blessed with the natural beauty of two National Parks and thriving culture, with history and heritage at its heart.