Planting & protecting a 30,000 acre Forest
Help us grow the Forest to benefit the environment, wildlife and people
Brown and yellow autumn leaves on the Forest floor with trees in the background
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.
Volunteer Manager Jonathan leaning on a spade standing in a field
Volunteer
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Christmas gifts
Give loved ones an extra special gift this Christmas and support our work growing England’s largest new native woodland.
Autumn trees along a mown path through Dorothy's Wood
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.