Essex Bridleways Association
Bridleways in Essex
Where to Ride
Ride and Share
Trustee & Project Workers
Parking for riding in Epping Forest - Latest Information
Parking for any size horse box;
Bury Road extension car park, Chingford Plain and Centre Road car park on Wanstead Flats.
Parking for smaller horse boxes/Trailers;
Lakeside Diner, Hollow Ponds opposite Whipps Cross hospital;
Snaresbrook Road (other side of Hollow Ponds near Forest School) and others with no height restriction barrier, however, note that there are crocodile teeth and small turnarounds at many car parks in the forest.
High Beech / Rushey Plain Turn around is currently not available for horse box parking until concrete barriers are removed which will be when the current issues at High Beech are resolved.
(Lodge road is listed on site but being confirmed as useable as barrier was in place).
Horseboxes are subject to the same charge for car parking as cars. All car parks with charges use the Ringo App except for High Beech which is pay and display (place ticket on drivers window).
Information on car parking charges:
Map of Epping Forest and car parks:
Please ensure you have a horse riding licence before setting out. Licences available from Chingford plain golf shop. Application form on website below: