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VisitWoods is an online woodland database of the UK’s woods where you are welcome to visit. You can find 205 woods in Cheshire, 260 woods in Derbyshire, 247 woods in South Yorkshire and 233 woods in Staffordshire

Which woods are listed?

Over 10,000 woods include woods and forests owned by the Woodland Trust, Forestry Commission, National Trust, Wildlife Trusts, RSPB, local authorities and private owners across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Funders, Partners and Sponsors


We are funded by Natural England through their Access to Nature programme, part of the Big Lottery Fund Changing Spaces Programme and:


We work in partnership with other organisations to help promote visiting woods for all. Our partners include MindThe Stroke AssociationDementia AdventureThe Scout Association and DisabledGo.

VisitWoods is a partnership project led by the Woodland Trust which was inspired by the Space for People report.


DoubleTree by Hilton, IKEA Family and Yell all support VisitWoods. To find out how you could, visit our corporate partnerships team.


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