Oak Eggar (Lasiocampa quercus) caterpillar

Oak Eggar (Lasiocampa quercus) caterpillar

Observation - Oak Eggar (Lasiocampa quercus) caterpillar - Global. Description: I saw two of these caterpillars in the Ashdown Forest today near heather. I can't identify them and wonder if any of the kind people on Ispot can help? Thanks to those who identified it as an oak eggar caterpillar.

I saw two of these caterpillars in the Ashdown Forest today near heather. I can't identify them and wonder if any of the kind people on Ispot can help?
Thanks to those who identified it as an oak eggar caterpillar.