Woodlands in the National Forest

There are over 70 woodlands in the National Forest home to ancient oaks, abundant wildlife, flora and fungi. So, whether you want to explore on foot, head off on a two-wheeled adventure or simply be still and reconnect with nature, there is a woodland here that will make the perfect setting.


Explore a woodland

Why not explore the woodlands of the National Forest on one of our circular trails? Each showcases the different landscapes of the Forest, from ancient woodlands to newly planted trees, wildflower meadows to rugged rocky outcrops.  



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The National Forest Way

Explore the wonderful woodlands and varied landscape of the National Forest on this 75-mile linear walking route.

Woodland experiences

There’s no better way to fully immerse yourself in the National Forest than through a woodland experience.

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