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Find fresh air in the forest

With hundreds of walking trails for you to explore, stretch your legs, breathe in the fresh air and immerse yourself among the trees.

Historic walks that will take you back in time

Desert Rats memorial at High Ash in Thetford forest
Thetford Forest, Norfolk
A must-see for World War II enthusiasts, High Ash houses a memorial to the 7th Armoured Division as well as an informative trail.
Eggesford beech avenue
Devon
Discover the great historic importance of Eggesford Forest, home to the very first trees planted by the newly created Forestry Commission in 1919.
Tarset Bastle Trail Kielder
Northumberland
The Tarset Bastle Trail takes you back in time to the turbulent days of the Border raiders or Reivers.
Smitham Chimney and pond at East Harptree Wood
Somerset
Visit East Harptree to see the historical Smitham Chimney, a relic of Mendip's industrial past.
Stained glass pannel hanging in the canopy at beechenhurst sculpture trail

Forest Art Works

Discover contemporary art in a whole new setting along our fascinating sculpture trails.
Women with blue backpack walking through spring woodland

Your guide to forest bathing

Discover some fantastic tips and activities to get your meditation journey started.
Family lifting branch and playing in front of forest landscape

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