02 Oct 2015
The National Forest invites everyone to collect acorns this autumn and be part of the biggest, boldest environmental project in the country: Grow a Tree from Seed for The National Forest!
01 Sep 2015
It may have been wet but it definitely wasnít a washout at the National Forest Wood Fair at Beacon Hill Country Park on Monday. Visitors turned out in their thousands for this popular event, an annual celebration of The National Forest and all things tree and timber related.
26 Aug 2015
The 100th woodland management plan in The National Forest has been approved by the Forestry Commission, the UK governing body for forestry.
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07 Oct 2015
A 5.4ha woodland, wetland and meadow site on landscape formed through mining subsidence.
07 Oct 2015
7.2 km long former railway line linking Spring Cottage and Measham in Leicestershire.
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29 May 2015
New CEO at the National Forest Company, John Everitt discusses how The National Forest pioneered the use of the environment at a landscape scale to lead social and economic regeneration, and now is the time to take the business community on a similar journey. "We can demonstrate that the Forest can also be an exemplary business development project, investing in our natural capital while improving the local economy."
24 Apr 2015
One of our Admin Officers, Carla, has been holed up at home, having broken her wrist a while ago. She's been musing on the seasons through her sitting room window...
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Where is The National Forest?
The National Forest covers 200 square miles of the English Midlands across parts of Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Staffordshire.
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Loads to see and do
On our Visit and Explore site you can find out about all the different things to see and do within the National Forest whether you are organising a school trip or booking a weekend away.
- Find out more: Visit The National Forest
The new National Forest Way takes walkers through the length and breadth of this changing landscape.
Read more: The Growing Forest
The National Forest Shop
Celebrate any occasion with our range of great gift ideas.
Plant a Tree Gift
Buy now (Price £25.00)
OS Explorer Map
Buy now (Price £8.50 inc. P&P)
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