The ultimate guide to wilderness travel

Forest Holidays

Team Forestipedia | Sharing all the best tips and secrets of the forest

The world looks very different now. As a result, our plans to travel have changed. The wonder of wanderlust will never be taken for granted again, that’s for sure. And wilderness might just be the new wellness in 2021.

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We’ve gathered a few ways to embrace the trend of wilderness. Saying yes to nature and that feeling of freedom that it brings. Saying yes to wild adventures. Saying yes to a world away.

Wilderness doesn’t have to be boiling your morning cuppa over a campfire. It’s all about finding the perfect balance of wilderness travel for you.

Make nature the heart of your holiday

Nature is so good for us. Feel wild, feel calm, feel free, feel alive. Feel happiness at the simple things and feel closer to the natural world. Allow nature to create your fairy-tale.

Crafted in harmony with the forest, our locations are nestled within inspiring natural settings. They're places where you can connect with nature and each other. They’re places where you find that Forest Feeling.

Where to go? Our Forest of Dean location is an enchanted natural world. Explore the woodland trails and open meadows of Britain's most famous forest - home to tawny owls, roe deer and badgers. With spacious cabins situated under a canopy of oak trees, step into a different world and discover your very own natural sanctuary.

Doe and fawn deer found in Keldy

Doe and dawn deer spotted at Keldy, North Yorkshire.

Moments of wild

Cabins under the stars. Wild adventures at your feet. Starry night skies. Incredible panoramic views for miles. Moments that are hard to repeat. Holidays are all about meaningful experiences that stay with you forever.

Where to go? Our Strathyre location captures the true spirit of Scotland. Surrounded by mountains and forest, this lochside escape is the ultimate spot for getting wild on the water. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, the feeling on the water is pretty special. Soak up the scenery, the wildlife and the viewpoints from your canoe. Trust us, it’s unbelievable.

Couple hiking through Strathyre in Scotland

Surrounded by mountains and forest, this lochside escape is the ultimate spot.

Travel slowed down

Immerse yourself in a destination and embrace its culture. Discover something new. Explore those unbeaten paths. Potter in local villages and towns. Allow for those unexpected moments of joy and memories that only travel can bring.

Where to go? Our Deerpark location is so close to some of Britains’s best beauty spots. From the ancient Cardinham Woods and the Golitha Falls National Nature Reserve to the famous Bodmin Moor – take your time to explore and breath-taking views are almost guaranteed. ​Head to one of hundreds of stunning Cornish beaches or take to the country lanes of the Cardon Trail on two wheels. Discover naturally wonderful adventures on a distinctly Cornish forest escape.

View of Deerpark in Cornwall

Immerse yourself in a destination and embrace its culture.

A world away

Holidays need to be a break from the routine. They’re secluded hideaways off the beaten track. They’re spotting woodland animals in their homeland. Most of all, they are a magic not to be forgotten.

Forest Holidays give the best of the outdoors with all the comforts of indoors. A sense of freedom and of specialness. With us, you’ll feel rested, restored, recharged and relaxed; connected to the forest and to each other.

Where to go? Our Ardgartan Argyll location is in the heart of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. Pine-covered mountains sweep down to meet cosy cabins on the shore of Loch Long. There’s few places more beautiful to be.

Moody sky over Loch Long at Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park in Argyll and Bute

A sense of freedom and of specialness.

Feel your toes tingle

Do something you’d wouldn’t normally do. Find adventures on your doorstep. Uncover amazing views. Sit out at sunset. There’s a magical feeling that only nature can bring.

Where to go? Venture to our beautiful hidden-gem, Beddgelert. Often referred to as the outdoor adventure capital of Europe. Explore the wild beauty of Snowdonia National Park and all it has to offer. A rugged mountain backdrop, just perfect for abseiling, rock-climbing, gorge walking and much more.

The perfect balance of wilderness travel

Enjoy moments of wilderness, all in a cosy cabin that’s home from home. Ramble on our winding woodland trails then toast your toes in front of the log burner. Explore the forest at night with our Forest Rangers then sink into your very own hot tub. Forest Holidays is having the very best of both worlds.

Aerial view of the Snowdonia National Park close to the historic Dolbadarn Castle in Llanberis, Snowdonia

Venture to our beautiful hidden-gem, Beddgelert.

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