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Discovery Pass

Discover the
freedom of
the forest…
every day of the year…

Get free parking, discounts on events and much more with an annual Discovery Pass


The ultimate free guide to our forests

Forest Xplorer running on iPhone and Android devices
Family walks Carfts

Autumn activities

Get create with leaves this autumn! Go on a hunt for leaves in the forest, make your own leaf decorations or try our tree name trail.

Leaf crown activity sheetsFree activity sheets

Children can experience the spectacular sights and sounds of autumn with our fun activity sheets; looking for leaves, seed explorers and autumn leaf crowns.

Autumn craft ideasCraft ideas

Leaves are great for arty projects. Use them to create leaf bracelets, placecards, table-top displays and decorations. Preserve your creations using our handy tips.

Try out the tree name trailTree name trail

Use our tree name trail to identify leaves collected on your walk or download our free app ForestXplorer with a tree identifier, available on iPhone and android.

Help us take care of your forest

Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification certifiedForest Stewardship Council certified

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