The nation's forests and facilities are open, but please follow government coronavirus guidelines when planning your visit - read our coronavirus guidance.

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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Cyclist jumping on a mountain bike trail in the Forest of Dean
Grade - Orange: Bike Park
Horse riding Haldon Forest
Grade - Various
mountain biker on downhill route
Grade - Orange: Bike Park
Children running and enjoying the forest
Grade - Easy Access
Two small boys learning to cycle in the woods
Grade - Various
Whinlatter cycling
Grade - Forest Road
Archery bow
Grade - Various
STIHL Treetop Walkway at Westonbirt Arboretum
Grade - Easy Access
Family walking through autumnal forest
Grade - Easy Access
Family walking on a woodland trail
Grade - Moderate
Easy access paths through the wood with man on tramper
Grade - Easy Access
Family walking through autumnal forest
Grade - Easy Access
Family walk in Fineshade Woods
Grade - Easy Access
Couple walking along trail with sun shining through trees
Grade - Easy Access
Walking family
Grade - Easy Access
Family walking on a woodland trail
Grade - Easy Access
walkers enjoying a walk around a woodland lake in autumn
Grade - Green
Family walking on a woodland trail
Grade - Easy Access
Family enjoying a woodland trail
Grade - Easy Access
Bedgebury National Pinetum Marshal's Lake early autumn parent child walking
Grade - Easy Access
Family walking in Grizedale forest
Grade - Easy Access
walkers about to start a woodland walk
Grade - Easy Access
bench in front of a lake
Grade - Easy Access
Woman walking through winter scene with hands in pockets looking up
Grade - Easy
Close up of walking boots of person walking along a leafy path
Grade - Moderate
Mist in the valley over Symonds Yat at sunrise
Grade - Easy
Group of three people walking past a tree
Grade - Various
Group of three people walking past a tree
Grade - Various
Archery arrows generic
Grade - Various
Dymock lake in autumn
Grade - Easy
Family walking Forest of Dean generic
Grade - Easy
Walking family
Grade - Various
Two small boys learning to cycle in the woods
Grade - Various
Mountain Biker doing jump and stunts in the forest
Grade - Orange: Bike Park
Family cycling on forest trail
Grade - Forest Road
Trees in Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest
Grade - Easy
Family cycling on forest trail
Grade - Forest Road
Kids riding on mountain bikes through the forest
Grade - Forest Road
Walking boots in autumn
Grade - Various
Walking family
Grade - Various
family cycling through the forest
Grade - Various
Picture Perfect Trail Landscape
Grade - Easy
Family cycling on trail
Grade - Various
People enjoying Nordic Walking in the forest
Grade - Various
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
walkers enjoying a walk around a woodland lake in autumn
Grade - Various