The Sandlings covers woods in Rendlesham, Tangham and Dunwich.
The forests have quite a diverse mix of conifer plantations interspersed with broad leaved areas, lowland heathland and wetland areas. Rendlesham forest covers approximately 1500 hectares. This forest is our main area for recreation and there are various picnic sites and recreation areas. The main one is Rendlesham Forest Centre, it has 3 circular walks including disabled trails and forest cycle trails. There is also a large picnic area and adventure playground.