Getting toAlice Holt Forestcar-free

1 At a glance

  • Bus ride from Farnham or Aldershot
  • then a 15 min walk through the forest
  • enjoy the forest with no parking charge

2 Step-by-step

The 18 bus runs hourly from Aldershot, Farnham and Bordon (it’s a 15-minute ride from Farnham rail station, or 37 minutes from Aldershot). Hop off at The Halfway House pub in Bucks Horn Oak.

  • Bus times from:
    Farnham Station (stop N)

  • Bus times from:
    Aldershot Station (stand 5)

From the bus stop it's an easy 15-minute walk to the visitor centre via footpath - see map

Open map

Trains run to Farnham and Aldershot from London Waterloo, Woking and Guildford. Then take the bus (as above).

Train times and prices

About Alice Holt Forest

Explore a royal Hampshire forest on a choice of four walking trails and two cycling trails, as well as a Timberline play trail for children.

There's a Go Ape Tree Top Adventure and play areas with animal play structures and Gruffalo sculptures. You can also hire bikes on site. There's also a picnic area, BBQ hire and a cafe.

  • County: Hampshire
  • Address: Bucks Horn Oak, Farnham GU10 4LS
  • Refreshments: Cafe on site
  • Car-free offer: free entry (parking charge for cars)

3 Plan your car-free journey

Reverse Route

About Alice Holt Forest

Explore a royal Hampshire forest on a choice of four walking trails and two cycling trails, as well as a Timberline play trail for children.

There's a Go Ape Tree Top Adventure and play areas with animal play structures and Gruffalo sculptures. You can also hire bikes on site. There's also a picnic area, BBQ hire and a cafe.

  • County: Hampshire
  • Nearest town: Farnham
  • Refreshments: Cafe on site
  • Car-free offer: free entry (parking charge for cars)
Bike routes

NCN route 224 goes right through Alice Holt Forest and continues to Farnham, Bordon and Petersfield (via NCN route 22). You can also hire bikes on site.

Taxi numbers

A taxi from Farnham station costs around £15. There’s a taxi rank at the station or you can book ahead with Farnham Station Taxis 01252 735735 or Orange Taxis 01252 364666

Handy Tips

If you’re coming by train, the best connection with the bus can either be at Farnham or at Aldershot – use the journey planner above to check.

If you’re traveling in a group of 3 or more, you can save 34% on your rail ticket with Groupsave.

Look out for the Good Journey Mark – where car-free visitors are welcome and enjoy a discount

Visit car-free in 2019!