No other forest on earth evokes the atmosphere of a medieval hunting forest so completely. The ancient trees of the forest are like magnificent living sculptures, peaceful giants worn and fragile from centuries of seasons and use. Some of our extraordinary ancient trees are 1,200 years old.
A beauty spot of the South Pennines with more than 160 hectares (400 acres) of unspoilt woodland. As well as being the home of the northern hairy wood ant, there are tumbling streams, glorious waterfalls and stacks of millstone grit, all crisscrossed by more than 30 miles of footpaths.
Explore the beautiful and diverse broadleaf woodland on the plateau above the famous Avon Gorge, boasting superb views across the city to downland beyond. Leigh Woods has been an intrinsic part of Bristolian life for centuries. Designated pathways will lead you through oak, small leaf lime and ash forest.
This mostly level ramble takes you around the edge of historic parkland, giving you an insight into …
Explore the open countryside, chalk downland and woodland at Ashridge, on the main ridge of the Chil…
Brockhampton is a special place to visit throughout the year with its orchards, meadows and woods th…
The valleys of Hardcastle Crags, west of Halifax, offer stunning riverside views while the oak, beec…