Community group

Community stories

In quiet corners of local forests groups meet regularly to share the benefits of spending time and learning together. 

People connect with the nation's forests through more than just active and adventurous experiences.

Sherwood bushcraft

Making friends

In Sherwood Pines, a group of people are learning how to build shelters, weave willow and whittle wood while developing confidence, gaining a sense of team work, and making new friends.

Getting away from it all

Wild Women Days provide opportunities for groups of women to get away from the hustle and bustle by spending time immersed in nature, learning and foraging for edible plants, building fires and cooking meals together.

Wild women
Community Westonbirt

The power of trees

Westonbirt Arboretum’s community programme helps people with mental health conditions, addictions, behavioural difficulties, autism and dementia through the power of trees.

Running in the forest

What's your forest moment?

Forests are places you can seek adventure, make memories and find escape