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Tuesday, 17th February 2015

At home with history, for the launch of the 2015 National Forest & Beyond Visitor Guide

The National Forest & Beyond Visitor Guide for 2015 was launched at the National Trusts newly opened Arts and Crafts cottage, Stoneywell, earlier this week.

Friday, 8th August 2014

Tree-Spirited Climbing Adventures - New Tree Climbing Attraction At This Year's National Forest Wood Fair

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.

Wednesday, 11th June 2014

New Survey Shows Strength of Local Support for The National Forest

'If I said to my grandson you've got to clear some bracken tomorrow, he'd have his wellies out ready at dawn.' Ibstock Business Centre user

Monday, 19th May 2014

The National Forest Way is open!

England's newest long distance walking trail is open! Over a hundred walkers, friends and partner organisations joined the National Forest Company to launch the 75-mile National Forest Way on Saturday 17 May at Conkers Waterside.

Friday, 20th December 2013

New Year's Resolutions to Help You Have Your Best Year Ever in The National Forest

Forget those negative New Year's Resolutions: "I will not do this" and "No more that"! For 2014, try these positive resolutions to explore and enjoy The National Forest - and get fitter, more creative, more relaxed and happy with the world!

Friday, 13th December 2013

Date Fixed for Tenth Anniversary National Forest Wood Fair

On Monday 25 August 2014 the stage will be set at Beacon Hill Country Park, near Woodhouse Eaves in Leicestershire, for the tenth anniversary National Forest Wood Fair. The event has been a regular feature of the summer calendar since 2005, and is now established as the top regional event celebrating The National Forest and everything to do with trees, timber and woodland.

Monday, 11th November 2013

National Forest Company Launches New Woodland Management Programme

The National Forest Company (NFC) is encouraging landowners to look after their woods with the help of a new woodland management programme, including a new grant scheme to help with the work.

Friday, 20th September 2013

Last Chance to Join Whistlewood - Forest, Food, Fun and Friends

The National Forest Company is supporting a unique community woodland project near Melbourne, Derbyshire, which gives individuals the chance buy shares in a community woodland.

Thursday, 1st August 2013

Discover the Artist in you at the National Forest Wood Fair- Free Woodland Cartoon Drawing Sessions in The National Forest Marquee

Local cartoonist Andy Gilbert will be in The National Forest marquee at the National Forest Wood Fair on Bank Holiday Monday 26 August, encouraging Wood Fair visitors to try their hand at drawing cartoons of woodland animals.

Wednesday, 10th July 2013

Hotting up for The National Forest Wood Fair

Advance tickets are now on sale for the National Forest Wood Fair, one of the most popular country events in the Midlands. Held in the stunning setting of Beacon Hill Country Park in Leicestershire, on the south eastern tip of The National Forest, over 100 exhibitors and demonstrators will be gathered on Monday 26 August for a wonderful day filled with trees, timber and all things related to woodlands and timber industries.