ESCAPE TO NATURE

Discover the forest


The forest is teeming with wildlife; from native British woodland mammals, to birds and butterflies and rare and beautiful plants and flowers. Feel the solid earth beneath your feet, enjoy the shelter of the tree canopy above your head and reconnect with this natural world.  

And it's constantly changing too.  You can take a Forest Holiday at different times in the year and have a completely different experience.  Read our features on Forestipedia to find our more about our forest locations. 

Fallow Deer in the forest

EXPLORE THE FOREST

And learn about forest life first hand


We have put together some tips on walks and trails for each forest location so that you can explore the forest easily and safely, plus our friendly teams on site will be happy to advise you on walks too.  Each trail will bring new and interesting discoveries, and enhance your appreciation of your woodland surroundings. From the red squirrels at Strathyre to the plethora of rare plants at Deerpark, every one of our forest sites has its own unique natural characteristics to discover.

FOREST RANGER ACTIVITIES

Explore the real forest


Our Forest Rangers have a wealth of useful and interesting information and they are on site every day to share it with you. Join in the Forest Ranger activities and learn all about the life of the forest from the expert. The full schedule of Forest Ranger activities make learning about the forest pleasurable and entertaining for children and adults alike.
The ranger

FORESTIPEDIA

Full of Forest Facts


Everything you ever wanted to know about forests is now right here at your fingertips. Our comprehensive Forestipedia is bursting with forest facts and information. Drawn from decades of working in forest environments, Forestipedia is a true labour of love on our part, which we hope will add depth to your Forest Holiday experience.

THE WOODLAND WILDLIFE GALLERY

A fascinating glimpse into the life of the forest


Take a look at our wonderful wildlife gallery, which features some memorable scenes captured by our Forest Rangers throughout the year. This collection of enchanting, exciting and sometimes entertaining moments, is a small snapshot of the daily life and seasonal activities of the forest and its natural inhabitants.
Deer out in the Forest
Deer out in the Forest
Fallow Deer
Fallow Deer
Loster Moth.
Loster Moth.
The common lizard.
The common lizard.