Living in The Forest

Living in The Forest

We hope you find the following information about the services and facilities in our local area useful.


The Forest consisting of Frenchs Forest, Belrose, Davidson, Forestville & Killarney Heights has a population of over 37,900 and has Allambie Heights & Beacon Hill bordering on the periphery with over 14,466 residents. Home ownership rates in the area are approximately 84.7% averaged across the five core suburbs.

Each suburb in The Forest area has something to offer, from quiet, leafy Davidson to Forestville with fast access to the CBD over the Roseville Bridge to Frenchs Forest, home of the new Northern Beaches Hospital.


For a complete list of Primary & Secondary schools and school catchment area maps in The Forest Click Here.

Sporting Clubs

Are you looking to join a local team? For a comprehensive range of sporting clubs in The Forest for both children & adults Click Here.

Parks, Playgrounds & Playing Fields

Time to get active! For a complete list of outdoor recreation areas in The Forest Click Here

Walking tracks

Are you looking for bush walking, mountain bike tracks or horse riding tracks in The Forest? Click Here


Visit the Frenchs Forest Organic Food Markets every Sunday. Not just for fruit & vegies, there's something for everyone! For the best markets in The Forest Click Here

Local Council

Serving the Northern Beaches including The Forest area, contact Northern Beaches Council for any information you need from Community to Planning & Development to What's On.

755 Pittwater Road
DEE WHY  NSW  2099
Phone: 1300 434 434

Local Hospital

Northern Beaches Hospital
105 Frenchs Forest Road West, FRENCHS FOREST  NSW  2086
Phone: 9105 5000


Manly Cabs:
Open 24 hours a day 7 days a week - 131 668

Bus Timetable: 
Click here to view the bus routes for the area
State Transit: 131 500

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