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Forest Audio Trails

Our new audio trails provide an enhanced, interactive experience for visitors, who can hear about the habitats, wildlife, and history of the Forest as they walk in the woodlands.

Download the GPS-assisted app and choose from four themed audio trails positioned along three different popular walking routes through the Forest - The Founder's Walk in Dorsington and Morgrove Coppice and Haydon Way in Spernal.

Discover more and download the Forest Trails app

Click here to download the iOS app 
Click here to download the Android app 

Audio tour locations

Habitat Audio Trail and Forest Story Audio Trail

Along the four mile Founder's Walk starting in Dorothy’s Wood car park either learn about the mosaic of habitats in the Forest and the wildlife that lives there, or follow the Forest Story and find out why the Heart of England Forest came to be, about its Founder Felix Dennis, and the important work the charity is undertaking.

Map showing the Founder's Walk route in the Forest

Family Audio Trail

At Morgrove Coppice, home of our accessible trail, the audio tour designed to capture the interest of the whole family takes you along a route of just over a mile and will engage young minds in the surrounding young and mature woodland. 

Map showing the walking route at Morgrove Coppice in the Forest

Woodland Creation Audio Trail

Take a tour of our young woodlands along this easy-to-follow 1.5 mile circular trail. Unearth the history of the area, learn about the ancient woodland technique of coppicing, and discover the importance of wildflower meadows, whilst taking in the wonderful skyline of the Heart of England Forest.

Map of Haydon Way Wood

Download the iOS Forest Trails app
Download the Android Forest Trails app

Habitat Audio Trail, Forest Story Audio Trail and Family Audio Trail funded by

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