Planting & protecting a 30,000 acre Forest
Help us grow the Forest to benefit the environment, wildlife and people
Fallen brown and yellow autumn leaves on the Forest floor
About us
We want to help reverse centuries of woodland decline and create and conserve a magnificent broadleaf Forest for the benefit of the environment, wildlife and people.
A male volunteer crouching down planting a sapling in the ground on a cold and misty day
An emperor dragonfly resting on a branch
Become a Friend of the Forest
Help us grow the Forest and ensure it is here for generations to come
A footpath through the Forest on a sunny day with trees on the left hand side and green undergrowth either side
Visit the Forest
Find information about how to get to the Forest, parking, walking routes and things to see during your visit.
Volunteer clearing bracken in the forest
Volunteer with us
Our amazing army of volunteers helps us with all aspects of creating and managing the Forest. There are lots of ways that you can give your time and make a difference.
Three boys crouching on a tree trunk looking for bugs
Learning in the Forest
A beautiful place to spend time and learn more about nature, we aim to encourage as many people as possible to benefit from visiting the Forest regularly.