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Christmas stockings on the fireplace
Blog
01 November 2022
What do you get for the person who values experiences over the material things?
Forest Holidays cabin on a crisp winters day
Blog
01 November 2022
Win a forest cabin break up to £1000 in our biggest Christmas competition yet! A real retreat from the everyday.
Young boy taking a photograph in the forest
Blog
31 October 2022
Most of us will be tightening the purse strings and adventuring on a budget this year more than most but that’s not to say you can’t enjoy some unforgettable fun.
Three young people cycling
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Seven top tips for forest cycling
Forests provide some of the best cycling trails around. We’ve teamed up with British Cycling to bring you top tips and things to think about before heading out on your bike.
A mushroom in the leaf litter
Blog
07 September 2022
It’s time to get the cosy jumpers out and kick your way through piles of fallen leaves. The nation's forests are a great place to feel those autumnal vibes!
Autumn in birch woodland
Blog
06 September 2022
Forest bathing is an ancient Japanese process of relaxation - know in Japan as shinrin yoku. The simple method of being calm and quiet amongst the trees, observing nature around you whilst breathing deeply can help both adults and children de-stress and boost health and wellbeing in a natural way. Step by step guides to help you relax, reset and practice mindfulness in the great outdoors.
Couple walking in autumn forest
Blog
06 September 2022
From stunning displays of colour in Somerset to panoramic viewpoints in Cornwall, grab your walking boots, wrap up warm, and discover the perfect autumn walk near you.
Bedgebury autumn colour
Blog
06 September 2022
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. 
Young girl in shaun ears reaches into pack

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