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Most of our visitor centres, car parks and mountain bike trails are now open. Check what’s open near you before you travel and enjoy your visit safely.

The days are getting longer, baby animals are popping up across the country, and there are colourful flowers lining the forest floor, so make the most of spring with our round up of activities, treats and events.

 

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Spring wildlife in the woods

As the cold winter months draw to a close, there's wildlife aplenty to spot out in the wild.

 

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Spectacular spring activities

From making tasty treats to flower pressing, there’s lots to do for all ages this spring in your local forest.

 

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Wildflowers in the forest

As forests and meadows burst into life, there’s plenty of colours and foraging opportunities

 

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Snowdrops in the forest

Keep an eye out for these pretty white flowers next time you’re in the forest!

 

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Spring stargazing at the Dark Sky Park

The skies change with every season. Catch Orion before he disappears for the summer, or see if you can spot Ursa Major (The Great Bear) by following the tail of the Plough. Why not visit the UK's first Dark Sky Park?

 

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