Wednesday, 11th June 2014
'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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Friday, 21st June 2013
The last two Bank Holidays this year have been quite spectacular. Make sure you make the most of the last hoorah of the summer by booking a National Forest Wood Fair Short Break over the August Bank Holiday.
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.