13 Feb 2017
Charnwood Forest, one of the most iconic parts of The National Forest, is the focus of a new landscape partnership bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund. If successful, the bid will result in £3million worth of projects to restore and celebrate the area’s many wonders.
10 Feb 2017
Everyone loves trees, and The National Forest offers the perfect Valentine’s Day gift this year: give a National Forest Plant a Tree package and you’ll be supporting a whole forest!
21 Dec 2016
More than 8.5 million trees may have been planted in The National Forest over the last 25 years, but there are still lots of opportunities to get involved with tree planting and woodland creation.
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28 Feb 2017
Market Bosworth, Warwickshire
Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre tells the dramatic story of the Battle of Bosworth on 22nd August 1485, which marked a major turning point in English history.
21 Mar 2017
Quality Bushcraft courses for families, schools, outdoor professionals and businesses from one of the longest established schools of Bushcraft in the UK.
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17 Jan 2017
Charnwood Forest Regional Park, one of the most iconic parts of The National Forest, is the focus of a new landscape partnership bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund.
10 Jan 2017
As we all start the year planning our big - and smaller - adventures for 2017, enjoy this blog from a couple of the National Forest Way rangers. Maxine and Chris improvise their way through a field of cows: they know how it should be done, but we read how they actually manage, with hilarious results. Overall, a message about being wary enough but not letting it stop you having a good walk. Happy walking this year, everyone!
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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.
- Read more: Where is The National Forest?
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 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 £8.99 inc. P&P)
- See more: The National Forest Shop