The Woodland Trust – Free trees

Time is running out to get free Woodland Trust trees for your school and community group in the East Midlands.

Free trees for schools and communities

The Woodland Trust is giving away hundreds of thousands of trees to schools and communities to make sure everybody in the UK has the chance to plant a tree. Applications for spring, for delivery in March 2023, are currently open, but only until 11 January. To apply, or see terms and conditions, visit

Free trees
Free trees

The Woodland Trust is urging schools and community groups across the East Midlands to get their free tree-pack applications in quickly with just over a month left until the spring delivery closes.

The last round of the ever-popular free tree-packs scheme was the Woodland Trust’s biggest-ever single send-out, with 4,625 organisations across the UK taking advantage of the scheme.

A total of 326 schools and community groups in Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and Rutland took delivery of their trees from the end of October to 11 November.

In the East Midlands, 54,135 trees were sent out to 326 organisations:

  • 17,160 trees to 93 organisations in Derbyshire
  • 11,850 trees to 65 organisations in Leicestershire
  • 14,130 trees to 90 organisations in Lincolnshire
  • 10,860 trees to 77 organisations in Nottinghamshire
  • 135 trees to one organisation in Rutland

Owen Phillips