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

Let us help you plan your perfect visit

If you are planning to bring a group to High Lodge you must email to book as we are limiting the number of groups on site.

High Lodge is a great place to explore and discover. If you are planning your own visit then follow our links for some useful information to get the most out of your day and to stay safe.

Meet and Greet

Book a Ranger to meet you off the coach and give you a ten minute introduction to Forestry England and High Lodge. Your group will learn about how we manage the forest for people, wildlife and timber and we can link the talk to the aims of your visit.

Request a Ranger meet and greet by indicating this on your school visit booking form which you can get from Meet and greets are subject to staff availability and we will confirm at the time booking your visit.

Ranger in a Bag 

Hire a resource filled backpack containing all you need to run your own successful educational visit to the forest.


Suitable for KS2+.

Children's University 

Discover the forest with the Children's University scheme.

Booking information 

For booking self-guided visits to High Lodge. 

Planning your visit

Lots of useful information and tips to ensure you have a safe trip.

Learning resources

Lesson plans, activities and more to download for free.

We welcome bookings from groups that wish to carry out their own activities and are happy to provide advice about your visit. Please contact or call 0300 067 4401 for more information.