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. What do you want to explore today? Enjoy the Forest safely For many of us, getting outdoors and connecting with nature has never been more important. The Forest remains open. Read the latest coronavirus update. Help us grow the Forest Become a Friend of the Forest and support our work creating a 30,000 acre forest to benefit the environment, wildlife and people for hundreds of years to come. Find out more. Sign up to our e-newsletter Stay up to date with your forest by signing up to our e-newsletter today. Title* First Name* Last Name* Email Address* * mandatory I’m happy for you to keep me up-to-date with your work and how I can support you by email. Sign up Forest therapy Being in nature makes us feel better, but how can we maximise the benefits of time spent in the great outdoors? Find out. Meet the Forest high-flyers Of the 18 UK bat species, 13 have been found in the Forest. Find out more about these fascinating Forest residents. Fruit trees in the Forest Fruit trees make an important contribution to biodiversity, provide excellent habitats for wildlife, as well as a feast for foragers. Find out more.