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
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The Gruffalo comes to the deep dark wood

We're helping to celebrate the Gruffalo's 15th anniversary. Join us for party celebrations and activities throughout the year. Sign up to find out more.

Paws Outdoors

Find everything human caretakers need to know to keep their pooch happy and healthy in our forests. Plus your dog could be the face of our 2014 Paws Outdoors campaign.

Line up for Forest Live 2014

This years acts include Jessie J, Boyzone, Katherine Jenkins, James Blunt and Suede. Tickets for many acts now on sale.

Boyzone to play Forest Live concerts

In a continuation of their ‘BZ20’ anniversary, Boyzone will join us as part of Forest Live 2014. Tickets now on sale.

Forest Fairy tales

Discover natural fairy tale features and events near you, or create your own fairy, elf or forest crown with our free downloadable activity sheets.

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.

Picnic Cinema returns

Picnic Cinema is back again this year and will be touring across England! It’s a must for film lovers and culture vultures.
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.