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Forest Discovery Day

Forest Discovery Day

Celebrate Forest Discovery Day with us on Sunday 22 March by exploring all that England’s woods and forests have to offer.

Child collecting leaves in the forestForest fun for the whole family

There's lots of things to do and see in our forests; root around for mini-beasts or collect lots of leaves and make your own forest art. Come and discover for yourself.

Children's fun day out in the forestHave a Superworm adventure!

Take part in a self-led Superworm trail in many of our forests from 13 March. Suitable for children aged 3-8. Buy an activity pack for mini superworm book and other extras.

Conifer timber stack Discovery Day trails

Find out how we look after our forests for people to enjoy, wildlife to live in and timber to be produced. Take part in a self-led discovery trail to learn more

Where's your nearest discovery trail?

Click on the link for more information about the forest.

Forest Discovery Day sunNorth West

Grizedale Forest, Cumbria

North East

Hamsterley Forest, Durham

Yorkshire and Humber

Dalby Forest, Yorkshire

East Midlands

Sherwood Pines, Nottinghamshire
Chambers Farm Wood, Lilncolnshire
Fineshade Woods, Northamptonshire
Hicks Lodge, Leicestershire
Sense Valley Country Park, Leicestershire

West Midlands

Cannock Chase Forest, Staffordshire
Wyre Forest, Shropshire
Mortimer Forest, Shropshire
Haughmond Hill, Shropshire

Blue birdEast England

High Lodge Thetford Forest, Norfolk

South West

Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire
Great Wood, Somerset
Haldon Forest Park, Exeter
Cardinham Woods, Cornwall

South East

Wendover Woods, Buckinghamshire
Alice Holt, Surrey
Blackwater Arboretum the New Forest, Hampshire 
Bedgebury Pinetum, Kent
Jeskyns, Kent

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