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Autumn colour in the Forest of Dean

We're bringing the forest to you

Missing the forest?

To help you stay connected to nature, we're bringing the forest into your home. Whether you're looking for activities to entertain the children, tips to improve your wellbeing, or stories about forest wildlife, we'll be sharing everything you need to get your forest fix.

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Get a monthly forest fix

Our monthly newsletter is full of activities and free downloads to keep the children busy and to help the whole family remain connected to nature whilst staying at home.
Two juvenile white-tailed eagles playing in the sky

White-tailed eagle project | Year in pictures 2020

If you've not yet been lucky enough to spot a sea eagle in your local skies, don't worry, we've got you covered! Here we look back over the past year in photos for the white-tailed eagle project on the Isle of Wight.
Trunk of large old oak tree with gnarled bark

Protecting our veteran trees

We caught up with Adrienne Bennett, our environment and heritage manager for central England, to share how we are caring for the oldest trees in our forests.

Keep yourselves and your family busy with these free activity downloads

Forest bathing at home activity sheets
Download our forest bathing activity sheet, find a quiet spot, and start practicing the art of forest bathing!
Tree Explorer activity pack
Become a wildlife ranger, a forester and a tree scientist with this pack, designed to be used at home, or in the forest!
Pages of the Beginner's guide to stargazing surrounded by stars
As nights get clearer and the stars appear above, there is no better time to discover the wonders of the night sky.
Fantastic forests activity sheet
Test your children's knowledge of woody words with this forest focused activity sheet including a word search.

More ways to bring the forests to your home

Purple flowers rising up towards the sun and budding trees
Transport yourself to the heart of the forest for a moment of calm.
App being used on tablet
Use Google expeditions to take a virtual field trip
Beaver with tags in water
Discover how we are returning England’s lost creatures
JONK 'Coffee shop, Abkhazia region of Georgia' (2019)
Learn about this year's competition and see all 54 photos and videos shortlisted in a virtual exhibition online now.