Thank you for all the comments, videos, pictures, and articles we have received so far sharing your love of the Forest!

Fresh air, wildlife, family time, ancient trees, health, and mental wellbeing…so many of us feel the benefit of Epping Forest. We are deeply touched by the positive responses we have received so far. Here is a collection of stories from our followers, supporters, volunteers, and many more. Hope you enjoy them as much as we do.

 In the meantime, please keep on sharing the love of the Forest. You can email us at:, or post on FacebookInstagramTwitter, use the hashtag #LoveEppingForest and tag us.

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Alan's story

Alan’s story about the Blitz during WW2 and how Epping Forest connects his family across generations. 

Love Epping Forest Len's story of being a local bus driver

Len's story

Vivid memories of growing up in the Forest and experiences of being a local bus driver from Len.

Epping forest heritage trust conservation volunteers

Our volunteers' stories

Our conservation volunteers share their reasons why they love Epping Forest and contribute to its care.

Georgie's story

Georgie's story

‘You can’t buy memories like that but I will treasure it for ever.’ Read about Georgie’s story and her connection with the Forest

Epping forest in spring

Betty's story

In this #LoveEppingForest story, Betty shared touching memories in the Forest with her late husband.

Epping forest stories-camping

Rebecca's story

Rebecca shared her fond memories of camping holidays in Epping Forest

Love Epping Forest David's story

The source of the ditch

David’s childhood memory in Epping Forest, and a collection of touching stories about nature.

Epping forest green

Magaret's story

Margaret’s lovely memories of Epping Forest, her favourite places, and how important the “lung of London” is.

Epping Forest dens

Jean's story

Jean shared her story about why she loves Epping Forest and how it made up much a part of her family’s life