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Autumn in the forests

Awaken your senses and feel good this autumn amongst the sights, sounds and smells of the forest. Try our fun-packed activity sheets and trails, or take some time out using our mindfulness guide with Mind, the mental health charity. 

Plus, track the changing season across the country and rate the colour of your local forest on this interactive autumn colour map:


Participating woods

Autumn leavesOur Top 10 Autumn Spots

From the bright red maples at Westonbirt Arboretum to the stunning yellow of the oaks in Salcey Forest, our woods and forests offer some of the best autumn colour displays in England. Discover the top 10 now.

Autumn craftsAutumn in your local forest

With activity trails in forests bursting with autumn colour, there’s no better place to be this season. Find out what’s going on in your local forest this autumn.

Play outsideAutumn activity pack

Explore the sights, sounds and smells of autumn, with free children's activities for hours of forest fun. Download now.

Mindfulness Mindfulness in the forest

Allow yourself some time and space by making a visit to the forest. Try our mindfulness guide produced with Mind, the mental health charity.

Mind is a registered charity No. 219830

Support your local forest and save money with a Discovery Pass

England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.