Embrace have announced their plans for a summer open-air tour of the UK.

In conjunction with the Forestry Commission, the group will be performing seven outdoor shows in forest locations across the UK next summer.

Embrace will play:

Suffolk Thetford Forest (June 10)
Kent Bedgebury Pinetum (11)
Gloucestershire Westonbury Arboretum (16)
Cheshire Delamere Forest (17)
Nottingham Sherwood Pines Forest Park (23)
Staffordshire Cannock Chase Forest (24)
Yorkshire Dalby Forest (25)

Tickets are priced at 23 for all shows and go on sale from 9am this Friday (December 16).

The band play the biggest headline shows of their career with sold out arena dates at London's Alexandra Palace, Manchester MEN Arena and Glasgow SECC this week.

Their new album will be out in time for the forest gigs.