smiling woman holding toddler with winter hats

Head to the forest this Christmas

Dig out your boots and wrap up warm for a festive visit to the forest. We've got some great ideas for making the most of the outdoors this Christmas.

Winter forest visits

Nissen Hut sculpture through the trees
Visit the Nissen Hut by Turner Prize-winning artist Rachel Whiteread, commissioned to mark our centenary.
Family Cycling at Fineshade Wood
Norfolk/Suffolk border
With three different bike trails plus a child-friendly pump track and bike hire, High Lodge is a great place to explore on two wheels.
Orienteering compass
East Sussex
Put your map-reading and navigating skills to the test with family or friends and explore Friston Forest in a new way this winter.
Mother and child walking on forest path during autumn
The easy access trail at Wyre is also home to a family activity trail, with plenty of benches dotted along the way.
Dog walker

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

Explore the forest on two wheels with our Forest Rider packs

Enjoy the winter landscape and take to the forest on two wheels. Help your kids hone their skills and win prizes. Are they up for the challenge?
Man using an off-road mobility scooter

Hire a Tramper mobility scooter

Visitors with limited mobility can enjoy a trail by hiring a Tramper mobility scooter. Find your nearest forest and see what's on offer for your next visit.