Forest Ranger adventures

Forest Ranger adventures

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Forest Ranger activities

Once you’re settled into one of our cosy log cabins, now it’s time to meet your Forest Ranger! Each of our 13 stunning locations has one, and they can’t wait to meet you — just remember to pre-book Forest Ranger activities in your my account area so you don’t miss out. 

An entire forest at your feet. Let us show you around...

Our Forest Rangers are experts in helping you have fun in the great outdoors. They’re bursting with passion for wildlife and know the forests like the back of their hand.

Forest Ranger activities are designed with the forest in mind, helping you experience the best of nature in each and every one of our locations. Our Forest Rangers have so many special talents - from survival skills and bushcraft to mindfulness and Forest Bathing.

Log in to your account to pre-book Forest Ranger experiences before your stay.



Activities on offer

There really is something for everyone

  • Forest Survival

    Forest Survival

    You’ll learn all sorts — like how to light a fire from scratch and how to build a woodland shelter. Then it’s time to relax around the campfire, toast some marshmallows and maybe even enjoy a much-deserved cuppa (brewed from your very own freshly foraged herbs) Because it’s the simple things in life.

    • Duration: 90 minutes
    • Price: £12 per person
    • Suitable for: Families, Groups, Couples

    Activity details

  • Mini Forest Rangers

    Mini Forest Rangers

    Who wants to be a fully certified Mini Forest Ranger? This one’s for the mini explorers who love muddy adventures. Kids will have a blast building dens, hunting for minibeasts, making art and letting their imagination run wild. Rosy cheeks guaranteed.

    • Duration: 90 minutes
    • Price: £10 per child, £5 per adult
    • Suitable for: Families and aimed at 5 - 10 year olds.

    Activity details

  • Nature Tots

    Nature Tots

    Does your tiny tot love exploring outside? There’s no better place to play and learn than the forest. Your Forest Ranger will run lots of lovely activities to keep little ones entertained — like making mini-dens for fairies, bear hunt games and so much more. Who knows...maybe the big kid in you will want to get stuck in too!

    • Duration: 60 minutes
    • Price: £6 for child and £5 per adult
    • Suitable for: Families and pre-schoolers

    Activity details

  • Wildlife Wonders

    Wildlife Wonders

    Get everyone together for a feel-good wander through the woods and uncover forest secrets as you go. Your Forest Ranger might show you how to spot animal tracks or how to forage for plant snacks. Learn about everything from the bugs below to the birds in the sky. Let your curiosity lead the way!

    • Duration: 90 minutes
    • Price: £10 per adult, £8 per child
    • Suitable for: Family, Groups, Couples

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  • Nocturnal Adventure

    Nocturnal Adventure

    Join your Forest Ranger for an adventure under the stars, just as the forest comes to life. Did you know? Your senses are super-heightened at night, so you’ll be extra tuned-in to all the animal calls. Step into a forest full of wonder...something magical happens when the sun goes down.

    • Duration: 90 minutes
    • Price: £12 per person
    • Suitable for: Minimum age 10+, older families, groups and couples.

    Activity details

  • Forest Bathing Taster

    Forest Bathing Taster

    Looking for a real wellbeing boost? You needn’t travel to Japan to feel the amazing benefits of Shinrin Yoku (or as we call it, Forest Bathing). From improved heart health to reduced anxiety, nature really is the best remedy. Exhale, unfurl, let the forest take the weight off. Then tie it all together with a woodland tea ceremony!

    • Locations: Blackwood Forest and Forest of Dean
    • Duration: 90 minutes
    • Price: Free of charge
    • Suitable for: Older families, groups and couples.

    Activity details

What is Forest Feeling...?

What is Forest Feeling...?

“...It means appreciating the wildlife and habitats in the forest and the benefits that exist for the wildlife themselves and for guests.Forest Ranger, Delamere Forest

The feeling that we are part of the environment, not separate from it.” Forest Ranger, Forest of Dean

Meet your Forest Rangers

Blackwood Forest


Forest of Dean

Forest of Dean


Sherwood Forest





Breathing in the fresh scent, experiencing the peace and feeling the presence of the trees. Knowing there is an underground network of life sustaining everything we are privileged to see above- it`s truly magical.
Forest Ranger, Strathyre





Real adventures with real Forest Rangers 🌱

Here’s just a few ways our guests have found their #ForestFeeling on our Forest Ranger adventures...

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