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The Highway Rat

Your forest family
adventure starts here…

Forest trails
for everyone…

Two wheeled
adventures…

Action packed
forests & woods…

Den building to
bat watching…

Amazing
wildlife…

Get active in your
woods and forests…

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Events

The Highway Rat!

Highway Rat

Follow the panels, complete activities and interact with the forest as you head on a journey with The Highway Rat and all the characters from the story!
Embrace the elements!

Get forest fit

Ditch the stuffy gym and get active in the the great outdoors this year. Go solo, or get the whole family together and take to the woods to shake off the Christmas slump.
UB40 featuring Ali, Astro and Mickey

UB40 featuring Ali, Astro and Mickey

UB40 featuring Ali, Astro and Mickey announce Sherwood Pines gig as part of Forest Live 2018! Tickets go on sale from 9am Friday 16 February from the box office, tel: 03000 680400 or buy online.
Learning passport

Early Years Teacher’s Pack

Download our Early Years Teacher's Pack, a curriculum-linked resource of fun activities and ideas to aid outdoor learning in the forest.
Art in the forest

Forest art works

Find out about art trails, exhibitions, events and sculptures in our forests. International showcase of environmental photography returns and artists announced for Jerwood Open Forest.
Dog and owner walking through woods.

Dog Walking

Walking your dog is a great way to exercise and enjoy the great outdoors. With miles of paths to explore in our forests, there’s no need to leave your four-legged friend behind next time you’re planning a day out.

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

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.

ForestXplorer

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.

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