There’s a reason why so many children’s fairy stories take place in the woods. It’s an enduringly magical setting filled with wildlife and wonder…not to mention refreshing adventure that lets your imagination run wild and free.
So if you’re looking for a break that will give you the permission you crave to switch off that phone and close that laptop, then there’s simply no better escape than to the whimsical woodland.
Surrounded by whispering trees, sweet-scented wildflowers, and softly twinkling fairy lights, you couldn’t feel further removed from stressful everyday life.
We’ve picked ten of our favourite worldwide woodland retreats for you to lounge amongst the leaves in stunning and sustainable style. Think energising forest bathing, crackling woodburners, and stargazing in that vast, open sky to your heart’s content.
Main image: The Mohicans | Ohio USA