Opening times at Hatfield Forest

Important notice -

Pre-booked parking is essential for weekends and school holidays. Please note you will be turned away if you do not have a pre-booked ticket during these times. Please do not park on verges, local roads or where parking restrictions are in place.

Please note

Go to What’s On for more information. Vehicle entry is from 9am - 4pm every day throughout the spring, summer and early autumn. The Entrance Car Park is closed at 4pm and the Shell House Car Park closes at dusk.

Thursday 21 October

  • Forest 09:00 - 16:00
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 16:00
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 17:00

Friday 22 October

  • Forest 09:00 - 16:00
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 16:00
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 17:00

Saturday 23 October

  • Forest 09:00 - 16:00
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 16:00
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 17:00

Sunday 24 October

  • Forest 09:00 - 16:00
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 16:00
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 17:00

Monday 25 October

  • Forest 09:00 - 16:00
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 16:00
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 17:00

Tuesday 26 October

  • Forest 09:00 - 16:00
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 16:00
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 17:00

Wednesday 27 October

  • Forest 09:00 - 16:00
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 16:00
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 17:00

Thursday 28 October

  • Forest 09:00 - 16:00
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 16:00
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 17:00

Friday 29 October

  • Forest 09:00 - 16:00
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 16:00
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 17:00

Saturday 30 October

  • Forest 09:00 - 16:00
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 16:00
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 17:00

Sunday 31 October

  • Forest 09:00 - 16:00
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 16:00
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 17:00

Monday 1 November

  • Forest Closed
  • Entrance car park Closed
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park Closed
  • Café Closed

Tuesday 2 November

  • Forest Closed
  • Entrance car park Closed
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park Closed
  • Café Closed

Wednesday 3 November

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Thursday 4 November

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Friday 5 November

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Saturday 6 November

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Sunday 7 November

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Monday 8 November

  • Forest Closed
  • Entrance car park Closed
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park Closed
  • Café Closed

Tuesday 9 November

  • Forest Closed
  • Entrance car park Closed
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park Closed
  • Café Closed

Wednesday 10 November

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Thursday 11 November

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Friday 12 November

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Saturday 13 November

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Sunday 14 November

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Monday 15 November

  • Forest Closed
  • Entrance car park Closed
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park Closed
  • Café Closed

Tuesday 16 November

  • Forest Closed
  • Entrance car park Closed
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park Closed
  • Café Closed

Wednesday 17 November

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Thursday 18 November

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Friday 19 November

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Saturday 20 November

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Sunday 21 November

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Monday 22 November

  • Forest Closed
  • Entrance car park Closed
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park Closed
  • Café Closed

Tuesday 23 November

  • Forest Closed
  • Entrance car park Closed
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park Closed
  • Café Closed

Wednesday 24 November

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Thursday 25 November

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Friday 26 November

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Saturday 27 November

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Sunday 28 November

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Monday 29 November

  • Forest Closed
  • Entrance car park Closed
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park Closed
  • Café Closed

Tuesday 30 November

  • Forest Closed
  • Entrance car park Closed
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park Closed
  • Café Closed

Wednesday 1 December

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Thursday 2 December

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Friday 3 December

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Saturday 4 December

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Sunday 5 December

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Monday 6 December

  • Forest Closed
  • Entrance car park Closed
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park Closed
  • Café Closed

Tuesday 7 December

  • Forest Closed
  • Entrance car park Closed
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park Closed
  • Café Closed

Wednesday 8 December

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Thursday 9 December

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Friday 10 December

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Saturday 11 December

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Sunday 12 December

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Monday 13 December

  • Forest Closed
  • Entrance car park Closed
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park Closed
  • Café Closed

Tuesday 14 December

  • Forest Closed
  • Entrance car park Closed
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park Closed
  • Café Closed

Wednesday 15 December

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Thursday 16 December

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Friday 17 December

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Saturday 18 December

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Sunday 19 December

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Monday 20 December

  • Forest Closed
  • Entrance car park Closed
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park Closed
  • Café Closed

Tuesday 21 December

  • Forest Closed
  • Entrance car park Closed
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park Closed
  • Café Closed

Wednesday 22 December

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Thursday 23 December

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Friday 24 December

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Saturday 25 December

  • Forest Closed
  • Entrance car park Closed
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park Closed
  • Café Closed

Sunday 26 December

  • Forest Closed
  • Entrance car park Closed
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park Closed
  • Café Closed

Monday 27 December

  • Forest Closed
  • Entrance car park Closed
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park Closed
  • Café Closed

Tuesday 28 December

  • Forest Closed
  • Entrance car park Closed
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park Closed
  • Café Closed

Wednesday 29 December

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Thursday 30 December

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Friday 31 December

  • Forest 09:00 - 15:30
  • Entrance car park 09:00 - 14:30
  • Elgins car park Closed
  • Shell house car park 09:00 - Dusk
  • Café 09:00 - 15:00

Saturday 1 January

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Sunday 2 January

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Monday 3 January

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Tuesday 4 January

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Wednesday 5 January

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Thursday 6 January

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Friday 7 January

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Saturday 8 January

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Sunday 9 January

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Monday 10 January

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Tuesday 11 January

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Wednesday 12 January

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Thursday 13 January

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Friday 14 January

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Saturday 15 January

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Sunday 16 January

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Monday 17 January

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Tuesday 18 January

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Wednesday 19 January

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Thursday 20 January

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