Stay home, protect the NHS, save lives - the nation’s forests and essential facilities are open for people to exercise once-per-day, if they live locally - read our coronavirus guidance.
Girl walking through muddy puddle in the forest

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.

Keep connected to nature

Sherwood Pines Running 5k
in Yorkshire
Whether you've just bought your first pair of trainers, or have 1000's of miles under foot, Dalby Forest offers waymarked running routes that range from 1km to 10km.
Family cycling on forest trail
in Northumberland
This historic trail follows the former Border Counties railway line (operational from 1862 to 1956) making it a relatively flat and easy ride, suitable for all abilities.
play area at Moors Valley
near the New Forest
Have fun in the woods on our play trail with its unique pieces of wooden play. You can climb inside a giant ‘Hawk’, wriggle through giant snakes in the ‘Snake Pit’, attempt the ‘Crocodile Crossing’ and balance on the fallen forest of ‘Timber’.
Mother and child walking on forest path during autumn
near Birmingham
Enter the 'Valley of the Giants' and pass the Whittypear. Learn about life in the forest on our seasonal learning panels.
Bird watching

Know before you go

Our Covid-19 visitor guide, plus our forest, cycling and dog walking codes aim to ensure everyone has a safe and enjoyable visit. Please read them before you travel.
Golden glow of tree surrounded by snow

Virtual forest bathing

Transport yourself to the heart of the forest from the comfort of your own home! Sit back, get comfy and enjoy these forest views.
Couple walking in autumn

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