We are the government department responsible for protecting, expanding and promoting the sustainable management of woodlands and increasing their value to society and the environment

Visit a forest

What you can do in your local forest - walking, cycling, kids days out, wildlife, Live Music, learning in the forest, events and adventure.

Tree pests and diseases

Tree health, pests and diseases, biosecurity

Local advice and contacts

Local contact information, regulation advice and area boundaries

Grants & regulations

Funding, woodland regulations, grant schemes, public register, felling

Working with us

Current vacancies, forest plans, influencing decisions, volunteering, learning, consultations, timber sales

Policy, practice and guidance

Woodfuel, climate change, wildlife, community forests, forestry policy, certification

Enjoy your Real Christmas

Nothing beats the smell of a real Christmas tree. Choose yours with family or friends from one of our friendly sales centres across England.

Concerts in amazing forest locations

Each summer, we host a series of special concerts in seven fabulous forest venues throughout England. Find out who's playing in 2015.

Forest web shop

Beautifully crafted products inspired by the forest.