Discover Britain features The National Forest
Travel writer Paul Bloomfield visited The National Forest and wrote about it for Discover Britain magazine. His fascinating feature uses images from the inspirational 2020VISION project.
Pick it up and take it home!
The National Forest Company Chief Executive speaks out against those leaving their dog mess in the Forest.
The National Forest Company (NFC) and local landowners are working together to tackle the problem of dog mess on pathways and woodlands in The National Forest.
- Read more: Full Press Release
'Just Passing By' and Wassailing
Sophie and Carol visited Snibston and Donisthorpe over the weekend and shared some great community life in the Forest.
Photographer Christopher Mear has taken his part of the Transform project at Snibston to a new stage, and a village in the Forest is developing an established wassailing tradition.
- Read more: Full Blog Post
Latest news from Central Rivers Initiative
The National Forest Company is part of the Central Rivers Initiative, a partnership working to shape the restoration of the river valley between Burton, Lichfield and Tamworth, creating beautiful places where people can explore and enjoy water, landscape and wildlife.
Friday, 22nd March 2013
The stunning 2020VISION street gallery exhibition has arrived in Swadlincote, after months of planning. It is a privilege to have worked with all our partners to bring it here. South Derbyshire District Council, the National Trust at Calke Abbey and our local sponsor H K Wentworth Limited have all worked enthusiastically with us to make this most of this brilliant opportunity.
Thursday, 21st March 2013
Swadlincote in South Derbyshire, part of The National Forest, is an inspired location for the English premiere of a major nature and wildlife photographic exhibition, and the locals are fascinated. As they walk through the centre of the town, shoppers and business people see The Delph Market Square transformed into a magnificent street gallery, packed with over 100 stunning images by some of the top wildlife and landscape photographers in the UK.
Blog: Woodland Edge
From Measham to Leicester on the back road, you pass the mine's bund, a newly turfed embankment on a grand scale, like a whale which has swum up the Thames and got stranded. Week by week mounds of soil appear and change shape: we have, temporarily, a rusty brown Arizonian backdrop to the lovely Swepstone church.
Wednesday, 27th November 2013
How seductive are the saturated colours of 'Africa', the latest wildlife series with David Attenborough's name against it. The shots are often semi-abstract, reminiscent of the 'Earth from the Air' photos we loved about a decade ago.
Wednesday, 6th February 2013
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