National membership

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Forestry England national membership

Introducing our new national membership scheme

Explore hundreds of forests across England with Forestry England national membership and make a lifetime of memories in the knowledge that your membership supports our work to care for the forests we all love.

Already a member?

Whether it's renewing, updating your car registration details or something else, if you're already a member you can manage your membership quickly and easily below.

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Forestry England national membership includes

  • free parking at all Forestry England car parks where parking charges apply.*
  • a helpful and inspiring welcome pack delivered to your door.
  • inspiring emails to help you explore our forests, whatever your interest.
  • informative newsletters about our work caring for the nation’s forests.
  • the knowledge that by joining us, you’re actively supporting the future of our forests.


Park and go

Register up to two vehicles with your membership to start exploring our forests. Note that free parking is for one vehicle at any one time and does not guarantee a parking space.

Forestry England national membership includes a one-visit free family pass (up to 2 adults and 4 children) on standard day admission to **Forestry England Westonbirt, The National Arboretum per membership year which must be redeemed online up to 7 days before visiting.

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Families enjoying a walk in the forest


Enjoy the great outdoors

Whether you're a keen runner or cyclist, a family looking for great places to take the kids, or if you're simply looking for somewhere to walk with friends in the great outdoors, Forestry England national membership is for you.

Join today for £94 and look forward to a whole year exploring our nation's forests.

Prefer to join your local forest?

Join your local forest instead to support their work and enjoy a year's free parking there.

Forestry England Gift membership


Gift a membership

Give the gift of green space, adventure and escape. Buy a national membership or local membership gift voucher***.

The recipient of your gift can choose when their membership starts and enjoy a whole year of Forestry England member benefits. The gift of membership supports the work we do, caring for the forests they love.

Need help?

Our membership team are here to help you make the most of your membership.

Contact us 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday by email: or phone: 0300 068 0400

Also take a look at our frequently asked questions page for quick answers.

How your membership supports the work we do...

A white-tailed eagle soaring through the blue sky
07 June 2022

Discover how white-tailed eagles are becoming part of the landscape in this latest update from project officer Steve.

Woman looking up at trees with ipad clipboard
Adapting forests for the future

We are adapting for the future and planning decades ahead to make sure the nation’s forests will be enjoyed for generations to come.

Red squirrel eating a nut
Wildlife thrives in our care

We care for some of the most valuable places for wildlife in the country.

Conifer seedlings growing in trays
21 November 2021

Every tree starts life as a tiny seedling. Discover how we grow the nation's forests.

*Please see our national membership FAQs for details on sites not included under the free car parking offer.

**Free admission to Forestry England Westonbirt, The National Arboretum comes with a Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum membership.

***Gift membership for local membership does not apply to Forestry England Westonbirt, The National Arboretum. Please visit The Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum website for more information about gift membership to Westonbirt Arboretum.