IMPORTANT NOTICE: From 14 to 18 August, the main car park will be undergoing the last part of its essential maintenance to put down a surface dressing as part of the planning permission conditions. This involves putting a stone chip over the top of the tarmac to help it blend in to its surroundings. During this time please park elsewhere to access Heartwood Forest.
Facilities at Heartwood Forest
The Heartwood Forest car park is situated off the B651, the main road that runs from Sandridge to Wheathampstead. There are 55 parking spaces for cars, 5 of which are reserved for blue badge holders.
|Car park opening hours||Opening time|
|1 January - 29 February||8am - 5pm|
|1 March - 26 March||8am - 6pm|
|27 March - 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 phone coverage
Mobile coverage is generally good outdoors using Vodafone, EE, and Three. (Coverage sourced from Ofcom)