The Heart of England Forest


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Enjoy the Forest safely

The open space in the Forest enables people to benefit from getting outside whilst observing social distancing. We want visitors to enjoy the Forest safely. Read our guidance.

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Meet the team

Optimising biodiversity is one of our key aims and Biodiversity Manager Sophie is responsible for habitat management to ensure wildlife thrives here. Meet Sophie.

Helping our native pollinators

Enhancing the floristic diversity of the woodland rides and glades will ensure the Forest continues to be a haven for our vital pollinators. Find out more.

Pollination in the Forest

Along with the wildflower-rich grasslands in the Forest, many of the thirty native tree and shrub species we plant are beneficial for pollinators. Learn more.

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