09 Apr 2015
National Forest sponsor Reabrook Limited gathered saws, hammers and spades for a day out in the woods with employees and their families recently. Staff were invited to help put the finishing touches to the company's sponsored woodland at Boothorpe, a few hundred yards from the company's buildings at Moira, near Ashby de la Zouch.
18 Mar 2015
Montgomery Wood offers visitors fantastic views across the River Trent to Wychnor, with stunning views of St Leonard's parish church. This 2.3ha (5.7 acre) wood has been created by local businessman Chris Montgomery who runs a landscaping business based in Burton. Chris bought the land a few years ago and decided to create the woodland under the National Forest Changing Landscapes Scheme to provide wildlife habitat, access and wood for fuel.
17 Feb 2015
The National Forest & Beyond Visitor Guide for 2015 was launched at the National Trust's newly opened Arts and Crafts cottage, Stoneywell, earlier this week.
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22 Apr 2015
7.2 km long former railway line linking Spring Cottage and Measham in Leicestershire.
22 Apr 2015
A 3ha picnic site on the site of the former Oakthorpe Colliery.
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