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

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.

Gruffalo’s Child trails open!

Come and follow one of our new self-led Gruffalo’s Child trails. Pick up an activity pack for lots of great activities to complete along the way.

Grown In Britain

A national celebration of wood and the amazing places and people that bring this fantastic material into our lives