Forestry Commission logo

Discover & explore your forests and woodlands…

Sign up for updates
& information

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

Get the latest news, information & offers

Sign up for our emails


Cycle Happy activities

Workout your mind, body and soul

Cycle Happy this season with our fun cycling activity sheets, packed full of ideas for things to try on your ride.
Simply Red

Simply Red play Forest Live 2016

Simply Red have announced two forest gigs this summer! They will be wowing crowds at Delamere Forest, Cheshire and Thetford Forest, Suffolk as part of Forest Live 2016.
Stick Man activity trails

Stick Man trails coming soon!

Set out for a family adventure on one of our Stick Man activity trails from December. Complete lots of fun activities as you help Stick Man in his quest to get back to the family tree!
Art in the forest

Forest art works

Calling for proposals to Jerwood Open Forest. Find out about art trails, exhibitions and sculptures in our forests.

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.
Learning passport

Learning in the forest

Find information to help plan school visits, download free resources and have a go at our fun family activities.

Discovery Pass

Discover the freedom of
the forest…
every day of the year…

Get free parking, discounts on events and much more with a Discovery Pass

Visit the

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

Learning in the forest

Learning in your 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

Volunteers wanted

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


The ultimate free guide to our forests

Stay in the Forest

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