Soil unsoiled

A new poem by Zakiya Mckenzie and Khady gueye

Threshold by Natasha Rosling

A new permanent sculpture unveiled

Coal Measure Giants

Discover the secrets of 300 million year old trees

A unique collection of world class, contemporary sculpture, both permanent and temporary, within the Forest of Dean.

Our Story

The Forest of Dean Sculpture Trust and Forestry England have worked in partnership for the last 30 years to create this vital Sculpture Trail that enjoys visitors of over 300,000 people per year.

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The works are deliberately discrete in the woodland. The idea being that visitors have to seek them out or come across them by chance.

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Since the beginning of the trail in 1986, over 25 artists and photographers have been commissioned to create site specific work.

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The Sculpture Trail starts and ends at the rear of the Forestry England, Beechenhurst picnic site, west of Speech House in the heart of the Forest.

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