Our forests and woodlands are open all year round. Come rain or shine you can have a great day out with the family.
Our larger forests have adventure play areas, natural play, safe off-road family cycling and lots of space to create dens, not to mention homemade cakes for after the adventure.
Bored of the buggy? Unleash the little ones on one of our easy access trails, specifically surfaced to help them tackle the forest. Click for a list of our easy access trails.
Many of our sites have cycling trails designed for families, so the kids can have fun exploring the forest from their saddle. Check out our top ten family cycling trails.
Join Superworm on his forest adventure this spring! Make a wiggly Superworm hero, hunt for mini-beasts and much more, on one of our Superworm self-led trails.
Canopy exploring, trail blazing and obstacles for junior explorers! Find courses at Alice Holt, Cannock, Bedgebury, Moors Valley, Thetford, Delamere, Forest of Dean and Wyre Forest.
More free activities for you to try
There are so many fun things to do with sticks. Take a look at our Pinterest board for lots of great sticky craft ideas! From making stick stars and lollypop monsters to twiggy photo frames and magic fairy wands!
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.
Gather up twigs, sticks, moss, leaves and cones to make a shelter or home for your favourite woodland animal. What animal did you choose? Is your shelter watertight and predator safe?
With fun forest facts and free activities, the whole family will have fun learning about our family of trees with Woody and Silvia, our Forestry Commission rangers.
Read reviews about our forests from the families who visit.
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