Forrest Hill is a suburb of North Shore City. Adjoining suburbs include Castor Bay, Milford, Westlake, Glenfield and Sunnynook. Forrest Hill is about one kilometre from central North Shore, and about eight kilometres to central Auckland.
Westlake Boys High School and Westlake Girls High School are highly sought after state secondary schools (year 9 -13) with zones (that whilst not totally the same) roughly cover Milford, Forrest Hill, Castor Bay and Campbells Bay.
Forrest Hill is a lovely residential community area with many family homes, mostly built after the 1960s, present throughout the area. Forrest Hill is home to the Knightsbridge Reserve: a neighbourhood park designed for leisure activities. It contains area gardens, pockets of bush and native tress and is ideal for family gatherings. Since Forrest Hill is not fully equipped with local amenities, shopping can be done in nearby central North Shore.
*source: Wikipedia and qv.co.nz