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Find wild ways to work on your wellbeing in a forest near you

With thousands of forest trails to run, walk, jog or skip down, mountain-bike tracks to challenge your balance and midweek activities to take part in - our forests are the perfect way to get active outdoors.

Whether you're just starting out on your active journey or a seasoned fitness fanatic, we're sure you'll gain huge benefits from being active in our woodlands! 

Complete our quick survey to help us develop our forests and for a chance to win fantastic prizes including a £200 Go Outdoors voucher.

 

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mountain biker on downhill route
Grade - Orange: Bike Park
People enjoying Nordic Walking in the forest
Grade - Various
bench in front of a lake
Grade - Easy Access
Learning Westonbirt
Grade - Easy
Spring couple Westonbirt
Grade - Easy
Sherwood Pines Kitchener Red Route Downhill
Grade - Orange: Bike Park
Family cycling through Hamsterley forest, blue mountain bike trail
Grade - Various
Walking boots in autumn
Grade - Various
Group of three people walking past a tree
Grade - Various
Family cycling on forest trail
Grade - Forest Road
Two small boys learning to cycle in the woods
Grade - Various
walkers enjoying a walk around a woodland lake in autumn
Grade - Various
Child being spun around playing in the forest
Grade - Various
Picture Perfect Trail Landscape
Grade - Easy
STIHL Treetop Walkway at Westonbirt Arboretum
Grade - Easy Access
Two women walking towards trees in the forest
Grade - Various
Man walking dog through autumnal forest
Grade - Various
Dog walking on field
Grade - Various
Walking boots in autumn
Grade - Various
Walkers with their dog enjoying the view from top of hill
Grade - Various
Couple walking next to pond on sunny day
Grade - Various
Trees in Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest
Grade - Easy
walkers enjoying a walk through nature in autumn
Grade - Various
Family walking on a woodland trail
Grade - Various
Couple walking in autumn forest
Grade - Various
Close up of walking boots of person walking along a leafy path
Grade - Forest Road
People enjoying Nordic Walking in the forest
Grade - Moderate
Close up of a mountain bike
Grade - Green
Walking boots in autumn
Grade - Various
Group of three people walking past a tree
Grade - Various
Ennerdale river walk
Grade - Various
Family around lake Forest of Dean
Grade - Moderate
Couple walking along trail with sun shining through trees
Grade - Easy Access
Children running and enjoying the forest
Grade - Easy Access
People walking dogs through wood and field
Grade - Various
Woman walking dog
Grade - Various
Close up of a mountain bike
Grade - Various
Walking family
Grade - Various
Dog walking in autumn among leaves
Grade - Various
Dog walking in autumn among leaves
Grade - Various
Families enjoying cycling in the forest
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family cycling through the forest
Grade - Various
family on a child friendly cycling trail
Grade - Various
Walking boots in autumn
Grade - Various
Walking boots in autumn
Grade - Various
Walking family
Grade - Various
Man walking dog through autumnal forest
Grade - Various
Walking boots in autumn
Grade - Various
View from the Blaize Bailey drive at Soudley Ponds
Grade - Various
Children running and enjoying the forest
Grade - Various
Woman walking dogs through woodland
Grade - Various
Walking boots in autumn
Grade - Various
Two women with their dogs walking through a conifer forest
Grade - Moderate
Man walking dog through autumnal forest
Grade - Various
Walking boots in autumn
Grade - Various
Horse riding Haldon Forest
Grade - Various
Family walking through autumnal forest
Grade - Easy Access
Walking boots in autumn
Grade - Various
woman on mountain bike trail riding through the forest
Grade - Various
Walking trail at Forty Acre Piece
Grade - Various
Children running and enjoying the forest
Grade - Various
People enjoying Nordic Walking in the forest
Grade - Various
Walking boots in autumn
Grade - Various
Walking boots in autumn
Grade - Various
Man walking dog through autumnal forest
Grade - Various
Walking boots in autumn
Grade - Various
Man walking dog through autumnal forest
Grade - Various
Cycling Go Tri event
Grade - Various