Sleetbeck new woodland

Closed 9 Nov 2023

Opened 19 Oct 2023

Results updated 8 Dec 2023

Thanks for your interest in our proposals for Sleetbeck Wood, a new woodland adjacent to Kershope Forest.  We have now carefully considered all the responses we received to our recent consultation. These have been summarised and our response to the key issues raised are included in a consultation report attached below.

We will shortly be applying to the Forestry Commission for permission to plant the new woodland.  As our plans progress we will update our website at:



Forestry England’s Woodland Creation Team would like to share with you and invite your comment on our exciting plans for a proposed new woodland near Sleetbeck. 

Please see the plans for the woodland in the 'related' documents below.

Why your views matter

We value your comments and feedback on the plans and hope to see you at our Consultation Event.


  • Public Consultation Event

    From 1 Nov 2023 at 16:00 to 1 Nov 2023 at 19:00

    Consultation Event to be held on Wednesday 1st November 4-7pm, in the Roadhead Public Halll, Roadhead, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA6 6PD


  • Landowner / manager
  • Local community member
  • Wildlife management
  • West England
  • South West


  • Recreation
  • Woodland management
  • Wildlife management