Fantastic Epping Forest

Posted: 23 April 2014 by Higgins Homes

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This is an area renowned for its green spaces it's officially London's largest open space covering around 6,000 acres overall, which is the equivalent of 3,300 football pitches. The forest itself reaches from Manor Park to just north of Epping and provides the perfect spot for anyone looking for the ease of being closely connected to London with one of the city's best green spaces right on the doorstep. From the Connaught Water to the legendary bluebells at Chalet Wood there's a huge amount here to explore. 

For those who are lucky enough to live close to Epping Forest there are exciting sports, events and activities on offer too. Regular events such as guided walks, craft activities, events focused on the heritage of the forest, as well as crafts events, and organised bike rides are all part of the appeal. There are also talks and lectures to attend and the Temple, Wanstead Park has a magical open-air theatre season. In addition to the organised events the Forest is a centre for activities for all those who live nearby with sports like golf, horse riding, cycling, angling, football and running to keep everyone happy. For the kids there's just no substitute to this enormous playground and the Forest is incredibly popular with families who have young children to entertain at weekends.

The beauty of Epping Forest is unsurpassed in this part of London and local residents are some of the lucky few to have such a natural paradise within such easy reach. This kind of landscape, as well as the opportunities it provides for being outside in the fresh air, lend the whole area a positive, relaxed vibe, particularly during the summer month when the Forest is perfect for picnics. In fact, for anyone looking for a new house in the UK specifically, near London this is without a doubt one of the most attractive areas.  

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