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Inside Whinlatter Visitor Centre shop. North West England FDThe Forestry Commission has a number of offices across  North West England. Please contact the one nearest you or which best matches with your enquiry or use our contacts maps to find out who covers your geographic area of interest.

Contact Maps

For enquiries about our management of the public forests in Cumbria, Lancashire, Cheshire, Merseyside and Manchester see our Area Team Contact Map

For an enquiry about advice and grants for private landowners see our Woodland Officers Map

North West & West Midlands Area  - Grants, regulations and felling licences etc:

North West & West Midlands Area Admin Hub
Government Buildings
Whittington Road

Tel: 01905 532200

North West & West Midlands Area Office - Private Woodland Advice:

North West and West Midlands Area Office
Ghyll Mount
Gillan Way
Penrith 40 Business Park
CA11 9BP

Tel: 01524 565800

Central Forest District including Delamere

The management of Delamere and the public forests around Manchester and Liverpool is now co-ordinated by a new Central Forest District with its District office at Sherwood, telephone 01623 822447.

North England Forest District

The management of the public forests in  Cumbria, North Lancashire, Northumberland and North Durham is now co-ordinated under a new North England Forest District with the District office based in Bellingham.

  • Telephone 01434 220242
  • Forestry Commission, North England, Eals Burn, Bellingham, Northumberland, NE48 2HP. Find with Google Maps.
  • Email General Enquiries  

The Webmaster

  • All enquires relating to the content and operation of the North West England part of the Forestry Commission website
  • Telephone 017687 76816
  • Email Gareth Browning 


What's of interest

Events/Activity Booking

Delamere  01606 889792
Grizedale  01229 860010
Whinlatter 017687 78469
Kielder 01434 250209
Hamsterly 01388 488312

Grants and Licences
Admin Hub: 01905 532200   


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