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Things to do at Heartwood Forest

Find out more about things you can do, including horse riding, cycling and walking around Heartwood Forest.

Walking

The network of public footpaths and bridleways in and around the forest, together with other paths in the existing ancient woodlands, provide opportunities for a variety of walks in the area.

There are 12 entrances to the forest which are well linked to existing footpaths and bridleways.

Riding

We welcome everyone at Heartwood that wants to enjoy the site on horse but please respect the areas that we’ve designated as not suitable for riders. This will help safeguard your permissive paths for all users to enjoy. 

Take a look at the Horse and bike routes map and ensure you know where you can go before you head out for a hack.

Cycling

We welcome all cyclists at Heartwood Forest but please respect the areas that we’ve designated as not suitable for riders. This will help safeguard your permissive paths for all users to enjoy. 

Take a look at the Horse and bike routes map and ensure you know where you can go before you head out for a hack.

Local food and attractions

Find local shops, restaurants and attractions for Heartwood Forest.