August events with the Woodland Trust


Whether you are looking for activities to help keep the children entertained over the long summer holidays or you would like to enjoy a day out with a difference for you and your friends, there is so much going on at the Woodlands Trust this summer.

Take a walk
Woods are great places to just take a walk, on your own or with family and friends.  There are more than 1,000 woods across the UK, all free to visit. Find a wood near you

Detective fun – just have fun!
The Trust has produced a range of fun-filled, inspirational activities, such as identification sheets, that you can use to entertain all the family while visiting our woods.

Spot species
See how many different species you can spot while visiting our woods. The woodland world is full of wonderful wildlife just waiting to be discovered.

Hunt for ancient trees
Join the Ancient Tree Hunt and help find all the fat old trees across the UK – just by hugging them! It’s lots of fun for all the family and you’ll be helping to protect ancient trees too.

Record seasonal signs
Record seasonal signs to help us monitor and measure changes in climate over time with Nature’s Calendar or Nature Detectives for younger people.

Take pictures
Woods are great places to take pictures. And if you take great pictures of places, why not send them into us? We’re always looking for new images of our woods. You might even like to join our voluntary photographers’ scheme.

Go to an event
As well as tree planting activities, we and our partners also hold other events, such as practical tasks, storytelling, guided walks and talks, or learning about traditional woodland techniques such as basket weaving or coppicing. Come along and learn something new!

Plant trees
The Trust holds tree planting days at some of our woods. You can plant our trees or even bring your own (if they’re native of course – please check first!) and help create the woods of the future.

Find out more about the Trust, what to see and activities at: