- Foresters Restaurant
- Pinewood Grill
- Vegan/Gluten-free Options
Which food outlets will be open?
The Pinewood Grill is CLOSED during the Winter months from November to March.
Foresters is OPEN daily with indoor and outdoor seating options.
Visitors are still permitted to bring a packed lunch with them and are advised that there is a dedicated packed lunch area with tables and chairs outside the Foresters marquee – gazebos have been provided for inclement weather cover. Visitors are also free to leave the park to eat their packed lunch elsewhere and return on their day ticket on the same day if they’d prefer.
Foresters food outlet is open daily from 10:00-16:00, last orders for hot food is at 15:30.
If you fancy a spot of breakfast-we serve breakfast rolls between 10:00 and 11:00 a.m daily.Thereafter, we have a variety of toasties, loaded chips, burgers and vegetarian options to choose from. We offer a ‘Soup of the day’ which is served with fresh bread and butter.
NEW this Winter are our Winter Warmer Combos-soup and any toastie on our menu for only £8.00.
Kids Menu-Check out our ‘Wee Dino Scoffs’ – ready to go lunch boxes for kids. Alternatively, try our Kids sandwiches or burgers ,chicken goujons and macoroni cheese which are all served with chips.
If you are looking for a quick cuppa indoors why not peruse our delicious traybake options or cream cakes – the strawberry tarts are highly recommended! You can add any traybake to a hot drinks order for just £2.20! For coffee lovers, our baristas can whip up a rich but smooth Brodies coffee for you – please ask for options.
Please note that the Foresters food outlet and The Foresters Marquee are reserved for the use of customers of the Foresters food outlet only. Also please note that only food or drinks bought from Foresters can be consumed in the Foresters Marquee or the Foresters food outlet.
OTHER Frequently Asked Questions:
- Do we need to book park tickets in advance?
We recommend visitors to booked their tickets online in advanc. Season Ticket holders and those with other types of pre-paid tickets can also book a free ticket when they wish to visit. This can be done via our booking system.
All tickets are date specific and non-transferrable.
- Do visitors still need to socially distance?
In line with Government regulations, there is no longer any requirement for visitors to socially distance whilst in the park. We still recommend visitors to try and avoid congested areas indoors where possible.
- Will I need to wear a face covering?
Visitors are still required to wear face coverings whilst in any of our indoor areas. Please bear in mind that some of our attractions are indoors (such as the Tropical Hot House and Bamboozeleum), so please make sure that you bring a face covering with you on the day of your visit. If you do not have a face covering, then you will not be able to access the areas of the park where is it mandatory to wear one.
Under 12’s are exempt from wearing face coverings. You can find out more about exemptions on the government website. If you are exempt from wearing a face covering, then you can pick up a sticker upon arrival (optional) which will make this clear to all our members of staff.
- Are you limiting visitor numbers?
Yes, visitor numbers are limited to 1,500 per day through our online booking system. This is around 50-60% of the numbers that we would expect to see on our busiest days under normal circumstances.
Our capacity remains under constant review, so is subject to change if we feel like it is necessary or appropriate to do so. Please note that people are only able to book a visit within the next four weeks.
- What attractions will be open?
During the winter months our main attractions are The Tropical Hot-House, Dinosaur Kingdom, Wonder Woods and Bamboozeleum. The Red Squirrel Nature Trail is currently closed due to a major remodelling. A new and much improved version of this attraction is due to re-open in 2022.
- Do you still have hand sanitisers onsite?
Yes, we currently have hundreds of hand sanitising stations scattered throughout the park. We have over 400 gallons of sanitiser onsite, so are well stocked up and have plenty available for visitors to use over the course of their visit. All our normal toilet facilities are also fully open.
- Are the toilet facilities open?
Yes, all of our normal toilet facilites are fully open. You can find these facilities in the main gift shop near Bamboozeleum, beside Xplore Store and some behind the Doughnut Shack.
- What are you doing for season ticket holders?
We have extended the validity of all current season tickets up until the 30th of April 2022 to ensure that everyone still gets a full year of usage. This new date will also apply to those that have already used their pass.
Season Ticket holders are required to book a free ticket when they wish to visit. This can be done through the online booking system. Please note that you will still be required to present your season ticket upon arrival. Please let us know if your plans change so that we can release more tickets for other visitors.
Please be aware that if your child no longer qualifies for a free ticket (IE – is under 2 years old) then you will need to pay for a new ticket upon arrival.
We are unable to offer the Fast Track entry for season ticket holders at present. We have however introduced a new ticketing system which allows us to get people into the park much quicker than ever before.
- What additional cleaning measures are in place?
We have invested in lots of additional cleaning equipment, such as a brand new fogger machine, which will help us sanitise areas of the park much more effectively and efficiently. Staff are also working towards much stricter cleaning schedules.