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.
19 Aug 2015
Swadlincote man Brian Corten has developed a niche business producing shepherd’s huts using timber sourced from within The National Forest. Based in The National Forest, he will taking one of his stylish huts to display at the National Forest Wood Fair on August Bank Holiday Monday.
18 Aug 2015
Edward Argar, Member of Parliament for Charnwood, met with John Everitt, Chief Executive of the National Forest Company, to discuss opportunities and future development of The National Forest as it reaches its quarter century next year.
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29 Aug 2015
22nd August 1485 a battle rages, King Richard III is defeated, Henry is crowned and the Tudor dynasty is born. Visit the award-winning exhibition and follow the King into battle, walk the Bosworth trail or simply enjoy a coffee in the medieval Tithe Barn restaurant.
30 Aug 2015
Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire
Arboretum with a fine collection of rare trees and shrubs, including many maples, rare oaks, flowering dogwoods, cercis cultivars, redwoods and many other rare woody plants.
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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)
- See more: The National Forest Shop