Welcome to your forest!The Heart of England Forest has an exciting and ambitious vision. We’re planting tomorrow’s great native woodland, one tree at a time. A new broadleaf forest across the heart of the country that’s for everyone to enjoy.Click here to get involved.Forest Visitor Survey: Click to let us know what would make you visit more often Take the Forest survey What do you want to explore today?Christmas giftsPerfect presents for loved ones that help us grow the Forest. Give a gift this Christmas with a lasting legacy.Events in your ForestWith guided walks, rambles, workshops, children’s Forest clubs and much more, there’s something for everyone at the Heart of England Forest.Sign up to our e-newsletterStay up to date with your forest by signing up to our e-newsletter today.Title*First Name*Last Name*Email Address** mandatoryI’m happy for you to keep me up-to-date with your work and how I can support you by email.Sign upFootpath closures in the Forest To allow people to enjoy the Forest 364 days a year, we need to close our permissive footpaths on 5 December for 24 hours only.Holly tree – not just for ChristmasHolly is a favourite festive foliage but it’s not just for Christmas. Find out why holly is one of the most valuable trees in the Forest.Purple emperor in the ForestThis summer the rare and elusive purple emperor was found in not one but three locations within the Heart of England Forest.