Walking activities, trails and events near you

Walking in the forest is the perfect way to improve your health and explore England's most beautiful habitats.

With stunning viewpoints, sculpture trails and wildlife hides, to Nordic Walking events, quiet riverside strolls and leg-stretching hikes, our woods and forests are the perfect place for a woodland walk.

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Family walking on a woodland trail
Grade - Moderate
Close up of walking boots of person walking along a leafy path
Grade - Hard
Family walking on a woodland trail
Grade - Moderate
Two ladies enjoying a dog walk at Jeskyns Community Woodland
Grade - Moderate
Dog walking on Butchers Trudge trail at Friston Forest
Grade - Moderate
White-letter Hairstreak_credit Peter Eeles, Butterfly Conservation
Grade - Easy
Viewpoint over the forest
Grade - Moderate
Two women with their dogs walking through a conifer forest
Grade - Moderate
View over the valley and conifer forest
Grade - Moderate
17 degrees south Sculpture at Grizedale
Grade - Hard
Forests of Rothbury, Simonside
Grade - Hard
View of landscape from Bury Ditches viewpoint
Grade - Hard
View from Symonds Yat Rock in spring
Grade - Moderate
Mortimer forest Climbing Jack Trail
Grade - Moderate
Walking trail at Whinlatter Forest
Grade - Moderate
family enjoying the woodlands
Grade - Easy
Group dog walking
Grade - Easy Access
Group of three people walking past a tree
Grade - Moderate
Close up of walking boots of person walking along a leafy path
Grade - Hard
Family walk in Fineshade Woods
Grade - Easy
Chopwell Wood mixed woodland
Grade - Hard