Facilities at Heartwood Forest


The Heartwood Forest car park is situated off the B651, which runs from Sandridge to Wheathampstead. There are 55 parking spaces for cars, five of which are reserved for blue badge holders. 

Car park opening hours Opening time
1 January - 28 February 8am - 5pm
1 March - 31 March 8am - 6pm
1 April - 30 September 8am - 8pm
1 October - 30 October 8am - 7pm
31 October - 31 December 8am -5pm


Food and drink

Heartwood Forest is great for a picnic or for walking off a tasty pub lunch.

Why not take some provisions with you from the Sandridge Village Store (AL4 9DD)? Or pop into one of the local pubs for refreshments?

A wide variety of establishments are also available nearby in St Albans. Please visit the Enjoy St Albans website for more information.


The nearest public toilets to Heartwood Forest are at Sandridge Village Hall (AL4 9DD). Disabled facilities are available with RADAR key. There are no baby changing facilities but nearby pubs offer more facilities so make sure to check them out too.

Mobile coverage is generally good outdoors using Vodafone, EE, and Three (coverage sourced from Ofcom).

Facilities nearby
paths and bridleways