Here at the Heart of England Forest we only plant native broadleaf species. Together, they will create a forest that looks, smells and feels like the natural English woodlands we have lost.

Looking through the branches of a tree canopy with blue sky behind

Tree guide

Our handy tree guide introduces you to some of the 30 beautiful, native trees that are planted in the Forest.

Click here to download the tree guide

Fact files

Read our fact files to learn more about each species.

English oak


Silver birch

Wild service


Sweet chestnut

Sessile oak