The Heart of England Forest


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Enjoy the Forest safely

Enjoy the Forest safely

The open space in the Forest enables people to benefit from getting outside whilst observing social distancing. Read the latest update.

A sea of bluebells in ancient woodland in the Forest

Virtual bluebell walk 2020

Take a stroll through the beautiful bluebells in our ancient woodland without leaving home.


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Tree planting success

Over 60,000 broadleaf trees were planted this season, but the challenges we face due to climate change means we must adapt how we grow the Forest.

Birds in their thousands recorded in the Forest

A successful first year of bird ringing demonstrates that the mosaic of habitats in the Forest are attracting a wide variety of birds.

Nature activities for kids

With the nation now home schooling, we have lots of fun nature activities to get children out in the fresh air and connected to nature.

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