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Zakiya Mckenzie in the forest
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Zakiya Mckenzie's reflections on writing in the forest
Zakiya Mckenzie helps us mark Black History Month with her reflections on being a Forestry England writer in residence.
Autumn in the forest
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25 September 2020
Discover waterfalls, spectacular views and brilliant autumn colour in the North East of England this autumn.
mixed green tree tops
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17 September 2020
Discover how we're safeguarding trees from pests and diseases and protecting their future.
Autumn red orange trees
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16 September 2020
Uncover the science behind the changing season, and discover why leaves change colour in this magical season.
Red squirrel eating a nut
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15 September 2020
Clear your mind and feel refreshed by the sights, sounds and smells of the most beautiful season in the forest. Explore the many winding paths of fallen leaves, wildlife and radiant colour in the South of England.
autumn westonbirt
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10 September 2020
If you're looking for colourful autumn walks to enjoy near you in the Midlands, look no further! We've summarised the top autumn spots in the Midlands, so you can find your nearest vibrant colours, breathtaking views, and mindful moments of forest tranquility. 
Autumnal landscape with lake and mountains in background
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09 September 2020
If you're looking for colourful autumn walks to enjoy near you this season, look no further! We've rounded up our favourite spots in the North West for vibrant colours, breathtaking views, and mindful moments of forest tranquility.
Bedgebury autumn colour
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08 September 2020
From stunning open skies in Norfolk to wooded and ancient landscapes of the home counties, grab your drinking flask, wrap up warm, and discover a perfect autumn walk near you. 

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