Attractions in the National Forest

The Forest is filled with inspiring places to visit and things to do. From endless two-wheeled adventures at Hicks Lodge, fun-filled family days out at Conkers Discovery Centre to uncovering the Forest’s industrial heritage at Moira Furnace. Prepare to be entertained, educated and enchanted - but never, ever bored. 


Experience adventure and discovery

A day of adventure and discovery is in store for all the family at Conkers, the major visitor attraction that sits within a 118-acre site at the heart of the National Forest.



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Discover the heart of the Forest

There are many places in the heart of the Forest to connect with history and immerse yourself in the industrial and social heritage. 

Stay in the National Forest

Why not make the most of your visit with a stay in the National Forest? Surrounded by woodlands you’ll have the many trails, attractions and experiences on your doorstep.

Let's grow the future

We can’t do this alone; we need your help. Whether you choose to make your own small commitment to the planet or want to get more actively involved, you’re standing up for positive change.

Plant trees

There are many ways to plant trees in the Forest, why not join us for a planting event or dedicate a tree.

Make a donation

Whether you can make a one-off donation or can support monthly, you’re standing up for positive change.

Apply for a grant

We want to bring people together and support those who also want to bring about transformation.