Discover & explore your forests and woodlands…

Your forest family
adventure starts here…

Forest trails
for everyone…

Two wheeled

Action packed
forests & woods…

Den building to
bat watching…


Saddle up for
miles of trails…

Find a forest…

Find a forest


The Gruffalo comes to the deep dark wood

Come and visit one of our 15 giant wooden Gruffalo sculptures, hidden in selected forests across England. Sign up to hear more about our Gruffalo celebrations!

Line up for Forest Live 2014

Sign up and be the first to find out which music artists are playing in our seven unique forest settings in 2015.

Paws outdoors

With miles of paths to explore, there’s no need to leave your four-legged friend at home next time you’re planning a day out.

Films, fun and festival antics!

Join us in the heart of the forest for exclusive camping, games and big film screenings this summer. Choose from a range of films and forest locations.

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.

Discover your forest activity

If you are looking for things to do now the light nights are here, then why not head to a forest near you where you can have fun with the family and work towards a Children’s University Award?

Sky Rainforest Rescue

Try the Sky Rainforest Rescue Discovery Trail at Alice Holt, Forest of Dean, Cannock Chase, Sherwood & Hamsterley Forest.
Discovery Pass

Join today!

Support your local woodland with a Discovery Pass. Get free parking, discounts on events and much more.

Visit the

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

Learning in the 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

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

Get the forest in your pocket with our FREE app

The ultimate guide to our forests.
With an easy tree identifier and information on event, trails and holidays across England.

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Stay in the Forest

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