Look out for the Good Journey Mark – where car-free visitors are welcome and enjoy a discount
Getting toAlice Holt Forestcar-free
1 At a glance
Forestry England sites are closed until further notice owing to COVID-19. For further information and news of future reopening please see their website.
- Bus ride from Farnham or Aldershot
- then a 15 min walk through the forest
- enjoy the forest with no parking charge
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.
From the bus stop it's an easy 15-minute walk to the visitor centre via footpath - see mapOpen map
Trains run to Farnham and Aldershot from London Waterloo, Woking and Guildford. Then take the bus (as above).
Alternatively, you can take the train to Bentley from London Waterloo or Alton and walk from there.Train times and prices
From Bentley station it's a pleasant 2-mile walk through the woods to Alice Holt visitor centre - see mapOpen map
3 Plan your car-free journey
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.