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Rudimental announce Forest Live gigs!

Rudimental are bringing their epic show to two Forestry Commission Forest Live venues this summer! Tickets on sale from Friday 15 January from the Forestry Commission box office.
Stick Man activity trails

Stick Man adventures

Set out for a winter family adventure on one of our Stick Man trails. Help Stick Man on his quest to get back to the family tree, completing fun activities along the way!
John Newman gig

John Newman gigs announced

John Newman is extremely pleased to announce a special performance at Dalby Forest on Sat 25 June 2016. Tickets go on sale Friday 18 December.
Stick Man Certificate

Official Stick Man trail certificate

Have you been along to one of our Stick Man trails? Sign up to receive your free certificate to download and print to keep at home!

See the night sky like never before

Inspired to do a little stargazing? Visit our forest skies at night information for great stargazing spots and top tips.
Paul Heaton and Jackie Abbott

Paul Heaton and Jackie Abbott return for Forest Live

Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott - renowned for songs with wit as well as a strong social conscience and gorgeous harmonies - return to Forest Live to play four dates in summer 2016.
Learning passport

Learning in the forest

Find information to help plan school visits, download free resources and have a go at our fun family activities.
Art in the forest

Forest art works

Calling for proposals to Jerwood Open Forest. Find out about art trails, exhibitions and sculptures in our forests.

Discovery Pass

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the forest…
every day of the year…

Get free parking, discounts on events and much more with a Discovery Pass

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Unique products inspired by forests and woodlands and essential kit for exploring them…

Learning in the forest

Learning in your forest

Throughout England, the Forestry Commission offers a wide range of exciting learning activities. Led by experienced staff, the visits are designed to encourage exploration of woods and the life within them through safe, hands on activities.

Volunteer for your forests and woods

Volunteers wanted

From mountain bike trail building to planting trees we have exciting volunteering opportunities across England.


The ultimate free guide to our forests

Stay in the Forest

Stay in luxury cabins deep in the woods with Forest Holidays or try Camping in the Forest.