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The Forest of Dean - our land between two rivers, above and below ground.
Our Forest is nationally important for so much, it is unique and irreplaceable and we want to protect what makes it so special #ourforeststory

Our Forest, Our community,
The Foresters' Forest.

Welcome to the Foresters' Forest

We are a National Lottery Heritage Fund Landscape Partnership programme, formed from an association of partner organisations and local community groups within the Forest of Dean. Our aim is to raise awareness and participation in the built, natural and cultural heritage that makes our Forest special.

There are lots of things to see, do, explore and get involved in, so we hope you’ll soon come and join us in a range of activities, volunteering opportunities and events.



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You might be surprised what you find!
From creating habitats for our wildlife or improving our waterways, to recording oral histories or finding old photos, there’s always something going on to get involved in!


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Whether you want to learn something new, do something for your community, make new friends or just do something different, we have something to suit everyone.

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Through National Lottery Heritage funding we are supporting 38 different community based projects to uncover, reveal, share and celebrate our heritage with you.

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