Experience the Forest

Use the links below to get the full experience of this great area.

  • Hire bikes and go exploring, fly through the air on a zip wire or paddle down the river on a watery adventure.
  • Follow in the footsteps of Dr Who, Merlin and Atlantis, explore the Clearwell Caves or ride through the forest on the steam railway.
  • See artists working and then visit a farmers market to pick up gourmet delights to satisfy the hungriest of tums.



Artisans and tasty treats

A haven of retailers, producers, vineyards, restaurants, cafés and pubs, you'll...


Feel the force

The ancient woodland is a famous source of inspiration for writers including JRR Tolkien a...


On foot, on bike or through the trees

For adventure lovers and thrill seekers there’s something to suit all ages and expec...


The magic and mystery of the Forest

One of England’s last ancient forests, we’re a haven for the restless and the ...