Tell us what physical activity you do in the forest

Thank you for taking part in our survey. The information you provide will really help us to develop and improve your forest experience. It will be analysed by our Forest Research team to explore the types of activities people undertake, their motivations for being physically active and the benefits they gain from outdoor physical activity in a woodland environment. More information can be found here

If you have taken part in a group activity, please forward this survey to other members of the group to complete, provided they are 18 years or over.

This survey usually takes three minutes to complete. By completing the survey your email address will be entered into a draw to win a £200 Go Outdoors voucher, with five runners-up receiving an annual Membership  to their local Forestry England forest. Terms and conditions apply.

Your email address is required in order to submit the survey. It will not be used for marketing purposes and you will not be contacted by any third parties. It will be used to contact you about the competition and the follow-up survey only.

1. Which forest was your physical activity held in?*
If you selected other, please tell us where
2. What date did you do physical activity at this site? Please use dd/mm/yyyy format*
3. For this forest and date only, what physical activity/activities did you take part in? Please tick all that apply.*
If you selected other, please tell us more
4. How did you find out about these activities? Please tick all that apply.*
If you selected other, please tell us more
5. On average how often do you come to this forest for any reason?*
6. What is the MAIN activity you usually do in this forest? *
If you selected other, please tell us more
7. On average, how often do you carry out the MAIN activity in this forest?*
8. On average, how long do you do this MAIN activity in this forest for?*
9. What other activities would you like to take part in, in this forest? Please select up to three.*
If you selected other, please tell us more
10. What is the total amount of moderate or vigorous physical activity that you have undertaken in the last seven days?*
Definitions: Physical activity: bouts of 10+ mins as part of work, home work active travel or leisure activity. Moderate activity: where you raise your heart rate and feel a little out of breath. Vigorous activity: you're breathing hard and fast, and your heart rate has significantly increased.
The following questions help us to ensure that we are providing equality of access for all to the public forests of England.
Are you*
Prefer not to say
How old are you?*
Please tell us how many people under the age of 16 took part in the physical activity with you.*
How many 0-4 years old?*
How many 5-10 years old?*
How many 11-15 years old?*
Which of these ethnic groups do you consider you belong to?*
Do you have a long term illness, health problem or impairment which limits your daily activities?*
If yes, which of the following best describes how your illness or impairment affects you? (Select all that apply)
Please provide your postcode (this will not be used to contact you).*
Email address*
Please enter your email address to submit this survey and to be entered into our prize draw. Your email address will not be used for marketing purposes. It will only be used to contact you about the competition and the follow up survey. Forestry England takes the protection of your personal information seriously. Only age range, gender, and your postcode will be shared with Sport England for research purposes. We will never share your name or contact details with Sport England or any third party. You will not be contacted by Sport England or any third party. If you have any concerns about how we manage your data please contact informationrights@forestryengland.uk

Thanks for your time. We will be sending you a simple follow-up survey in three months' time. This will greatly help inform our research. Completing this follow-up survey will enter you into a second prize draw for a Forest Holidays getaway worth in excess of £500, with five runners-up receiving annual Forestry England Memberships!

You can withdraw your consent by contacting us here: moreinfo@forestryengland.uk
More information about us and what we do can be found at www.forestresearch.gov.uk