Wednesday, 8th October 2014
A new woodland is about to be created in The National Forest and the National Forest Company is hoping the people of Leicester and Leicestershire will get involved and help it take shape.
Thursday, 18th September 2014
Crisp walks and wonderful wildlife, cosy pubs and foodie celebrations, half-term and Halloween fun: check out these ten favourite seasonal experiences in The National Forest & Beyond. Download a brochure full of lots more magic moments and book your best-ever autumn break right now.
Wednesday, 17th September 2014
National Forest sponsor Dean & Smedley Family Pharmacies raised £1,200 from their successful Fun Run held at Rosliston Forestry Centre in the summer. Nearly one hundred people signed up to take on either the four-mile Fun Run or the gentle one mile woodland walk.
Wednesday, 27th August 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 tree climbing.
Friday, 8th August 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.
Friday, 8th August 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.
Friday, 25th July 2014
Early-bird discount tickets for the National Forest Wood Fair are on sale at Ashby de la Zouch and Swadlincote Tourist Information Centres. All tickets bought in advance attract a 20% discount on the gate prices, for this fun family day out to be held at Beacon Hill Country Park on Monday 25 August.
Tuesday, 8th July 2014
Tickets for this year's National Forest Wood Fair are now on sale: buy in advance and save 20% of the admission charge on the day.
Thursday, 26th June 2014
The new strategy for the next decade of The National Forest has been launched at an event held in the stunning setting of the Riding School at the National Trust's Calke Abbey.
Tuesday, 17th June 2014
National Forest sponsor Dean & Smedley Family Pharmacies held a successful Fun Run recently to support environmental education in The National Forest.