Forest Bathing

Unwind with forest bathing

The new year is a time to reflect and recharge. Unwind in the nation's forests this winter by trying something different.
Wintry forest
Photo Credit: Mike Thorp

Winter forest visits

Kid walking along trunk log holding parent's hand
Near Corby, Northamptonshire
History lovers enjoy discovering the gentle, circular Smelters walk while the more adventurous can explore wilder trails.
A group of smiling cyclists posing with bikes in the forest.
Near Exeter
Trails for everyone, from adrenaline pumping High Ridge to picturesque tracks and options for visitors with limited mobility.
Forest Bathing
Near Farnham, Surrey
Try something different and escape the busy season with a forest bathing session at Alice Holt Forest.
17 degrees south Sculpture at Grizedale
Lake District
Stunning views of the Lake District fells form the backdrop for contemporary sculpture on this memorable trail.
Three children walking together arm in arm, next to a lake

Know before you go

Our forest, cycling and dog walking codes aim to ensure everyone has a safe and enjoyable visit. Please read them before you travel.
Boy in cycling helmet on a bike in a forest

Ride your way to winter with our Forest Rider packs

Make your winter warmer and take to the forest on two wheels. Help your kids hone their skills and win prizes. Are they up for the challenge?
Holly branch with spiky leaves and a cluster of red berries

Spot the signs of winter

Take time to notice the changing season and enjoy the feeling of winter tiptoeing in around you.