Wonderful woodland walks, Forest experiences, historic houses, exciting visitor centres, sparkling lakes, cosy guesthouses, log cabins in sun-dappled glades, fantastic festivals - these are just waiting for you in The National Forest.
The National Forest is one of Britain's boldest environmental projects, creating a Forest for the nation across 200 square miles, embracing parts of Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Staffordshire.
You can help create this 'forest in the making' through our plantatree scheme. You will receive a certificate and be invited to a special tree planting day. This makes a great gift.
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27 Aug 2014
Two thousand visitors enjoyed the National Forest Wood Fair at Beacon Hill Country Park, Leicestershire, on Bank Holiday Monday. Despite the rain, spirits remained undampened and everyone enjoyed the quality wood products, lumberjack displays, chainsaw carvers, horse logging and... [read more]
08 Aug 2014
Vitax, National Forest Wood Fair sponsor and garden and horticulture specialists, are encouraging all visitors to this year's National Forest Wood Fair to bring their plastic pots in for recycling in exchange for Grow Pots - a product from its popular biodegradables range.
08 Aug 2014
Scale the heights of one of the magnificent oaks in Beacon Hill Country Park at the National Forest Wood Fair on Bank Holiday Monday 25 August.
04 Aug 2014
Following the successful launch of a new ten year strategy for The National Forest, the National Forest Company (NFC) has announced the key actions for the coming year in its Business Plan 2014-2015. These prioritise making the most of the green investment created so far and sec... [read more]
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