Little girl exploring spring in the forest

5 family activities for a fun-filled spring

Whether you’re visiting a local woodland, or exploring from your doorstep, take note of our five fun activities for kids that celebrate spring in all its colourful glory.

Spring forest visits

Running Legs only in Dalby forest
North Yorkshire
Dalby Forest offers routes for all runners. Choose from a number of waymarked running routes that range from 1km to 10km and explore this stunning forest.
family enjoying the woodlands
With easy access surfaced trails, wild meadows and a fairy garden to explore, there is something for everyone at Jeskyns.
Hanging fire on the sculpture trail at Beechenhurst
Follow the trail through majestic oaks and towering scots pine trees to see sculptures inspired by the forest - its trees, wildlife and industrial past.
family cycling through the forest
From relaxing family rides through the picturesque forest to more challenging single-track trails, there is a great cycling day out for everyone.
Bird watching

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.
Family cycling through Hamsterley forest, blue mountain bike trail

Get active in the forest this spring

Enjoy the fresh air and first warmth of spring sunshine. Spring into action in the forest this season.
A mother and daughter gaze down at a bright yellow daffodil flower. They smile as the mother reaches her hand out to the stem of the flower

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