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


NEW 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.


Autumn is one of the best times to of year to experience the forest. Identify fruits and seeds with our spotter guide and find the top spots for a bit of leaf peeping!

Learning in the forest

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

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.

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.

Forest Live 2015

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

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.