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Get the forest in your pocket with our free app

ForestXplorer appThe forest in your pocket

Get all the info on our forests on the go, from site directions, events, and downloadable PDF maps. You can also find out about the nearest Forest Holidays and Camping in the Forest sites to make the most of your forest visit, or try your hand at becoming a tree detective with our handy tree identifier. 

slate installation on the Words in the Woods walking trail at Whinlatter Forest New social features:

Stay in touch with what's happening in the forest with our Twitter and Facebook feeds, or sign up to receive our emails. You can also feature in our app by tagging your photos on Instagram. Find a list of hashtags here.Stay in touch with our Facebook and Twitter feeds.

Full list of app features:

  • Site directions, facilities and things to do
  • Details on Forest Holiday and Camping in the Forest locations
  • Event listing at your local woodland
  • Downloadable PDF trail maps
  • One click contact information
  • UK common tree identifier
  • Unique 3D tree illustrations of each tree, leaf, bark and seed
  • NEW Facebook and Twitter feeds
  • NEW Instagram gallery
  • Chosen by The Sunday Times as one of the top 500 apps in the world

Download the app for free!

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Last updated: 2nd August 2016

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England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.