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 Cotswold Outdoor voucher.

 

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STIHL Treetop Walkway at Westonbirt Arboretum
Grade - Easy Access
People enjoying Nordic Walking in the forest
Grade - Various
Skills area at Haldon
Grade - Orange: Bike Park
Westonbirt group
Grade - Easy
Family walking in Grizedale forest
Grade - Easy Access
Family walking on a woodland trail
Grade - Easy Access
Woman walking through winter scene with hands in pockets looking up
Grade - Moderate
Archery bow
Grade - Various
Family walk in Fineshade Woods
Grade - Easy Access
Couple with dog walking away through a forest clearing
Grade - Moderate
Couple walking along trail with sun shining through trees
Grade - Easy Access
Dymock lake in autumn
Grade - Easy
Family walking on a woodland trail
Grade - Easy Access
Family cycling on forest trail
Grade - Forest Road
Family enjoying a woodland trail
Grade - Easy Access
Family walking Forest of Dean generic
Grade - Easy
Kids riding on mountain bikes through the forest
Grade - Forest Road
Mist in the valley over Symonds Yat at sunrise
Grade - Easy
walkers about to start a woodland walk
Grade - Easy Access
Rear view of a mobility scooter travelling along a forest track
Grade - Moderate
walkers enjoying a walk around a woodland lake in autumn
Grade - Various
People enjoying Nordic Walking in the forest
Grade - Moderate
Sence Valley walking
Grade - Various
Mobile phone showing Geoheritage app on the screen
Grade - Various
Ladies riding on Horses through the woodlands
Grade - Various
bench in front of a lake
Grade - Easy Access
Ladies riding on Horses through the woodlands
Grade - Various
Horse riding on gravel tracks
Grade - Various
Three horse riders in high vis in the forest
Grade - Various
Ladies riding on Horses through the woodlands
Grade - Various
Easy access paths through the wood with man on tramper
Grade - Easy Access
Group of three people walking past a tree
Grade - Various
Stone memorial dedicated to the Union Colliery Disaster
Grade - Moderate
Horse riders on a woodland trail
Grade - Various
Children on bike trail
Grade - Green
Woman walking dog
Grade - Various
Dog walking in autumn among leaves
Grade - Various
woman on mountain bike trail riding through the forest
Grade - Various