Forest Leader: Mrs Deborah Southgate

Thetford Forest in Norfolk is man-made and was created after WWI to provide a strategic reserve of timber since the country had lost so many oaks and other slow-growing trees.  As a consequence if you visit in Autumn you will find yourself walking on a blanket of colourful leaves. 

This woodland is manged by the Forestry Commission and with miles of walking, riding and cycling trails attracts visitors all-year round.

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