Please be aware that if you are experiencing symptoms of coronavirus illness (COVID-19) then you must stay at home. See the latest guidance from Public Health England.

Coronavirus restrictions remain in place across the country. In England:
  • Only socialise indoors with people you live with or who are in your support bubble
  • Up to 6 people or 2 households can meet outside
  • Work from home if you can and only travel when necessary
  • If you have symptoms get a test and stay at home
Visiting the Forest Centre...

From Monday 29th March 2021 the café is open for takeaway only - please see our opening times page for details. The reception and gift shop will be closed.

As per government guidance, those who are able to must wear a face covering inside the Forest Centre.

We are only accepting card/contactless payments throughout the building - we are unable to take cash payments. 

There are social distancing measures in place and there is an anti-bacterial hand gel station on entry.

Dogs aren't allowed in the Forest Centre (with the exception of assistance dogs).

The playground is open for people to use equipment in groups of no more than 6 (or 2 households). Please wipe over equipment before and after use, use hand sanitiser before and after use, maintain social distancing and keep yourself and others safe by following Government guidance as posted at the entrance.

Visiting the Millennium Country Park...

The wetlands trail will stay open for wetlands annual passholders, Friends of the Forest and valid day ticket holders. All 4 bird hides will be closed from 17th December.

Do not park in front of our gate as we need emergency access 24/7 - if you need to drive to the Millennium Country Park for your daily exercise then please use the out of hours spaces provided.

(UPDATED 29/03/2021)

We will continue to follow advice from the UK Government and Public Health England, and will keep customers and visitors updated via social media, this website and email.

Thank you for your continued support of the Forest of Marston Vale.