Discover & explore your forests and woodlands…

Forest Live 2015

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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Forest Live 2015

The Forestry Commission is proud to announce that the incredible Sam Smith will perform a special East Anglian show as part of Forest Live.

Head outdoors

Take some time for yourself and escape into the great outdoors. Our forests are right on your doorstep, but miles away from the crowds!

Top 5 forest adventures for dogs

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.

Gruffalo's Child trails

Venture into the deep dark wood on one of our Gruffalo's Child activity trails! Explore the forest and complete Gruffalo themed activities. An activity packs is available for 2.

Forest art works

The Environmental Photographer of the Year 2015 is now open for entries! You can also 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 in the forest

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

Join today!

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

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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.