Be a responsible visitor

We want the National Forest to remain a place for all to enjoy, that's why we've put together a few ways you can  help to protect and respect the Forest, so you can get the most out of your visit.

Respect other people

• Consider other people enjoying the outdoors.

• Leave gates and property as you find them and follow marked paths.

• Park with consideration for others and don't block gateways.

Protect the natural environment

• Leave no trace of your visit and take your litter home.

• Keep dogs under effective control.

Enjoy the outdoors

• Plan ahead and be prepared.

• Follow advice and local signs.

• Be aware of car parking times and restrictions before setting off.


More information

Explore a trail

Looking to head of on a woodland adventure? There are hundreds of miles of paths and trails to explore in the National Forest, and plenty of places accessible for all ages and abilities.

Reporting problems with rights of way

If you spot any problems with rights of way find out how to report them to ensure our pathways are accessible for all.