How to download our apps

Download our smartphone apps to make it even easier to explore the great outdoors

The PlacesToGo app and PlaceTales app will stop working after 30 June 2021 to comply with accessibility legislation.


After that, please see our Days Out web pages for information about visiting the forests, woodlands and National Nature Reserves we look after.

undefined / undefinedThe PlacesToGo app shows you where you can go and what you can do in Wales’s public forests and National Nature Reserves. You can search and view walking trail maps and find out where to go mountain biking and horse-riding in forests

The PlaceTales app explains the natural and cultural heritage of some of these forests and reserves. It includes audio trails and folk tales to help bring these places to life

Both apps are free to download on Android (4.0 and above) and iOS devices (iOS7 and above).

How to download the apps

As mobile phone network coverage can be limited in rural areas, we recommend that you download these apps before your visit.

You need to go to the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store to download the right version for your device.

Download the NRW PlacesToGo Cymru|Wales app

Download the NRW PlaceTales Cymru|Wales app