Tuesday, 1st September 2015
It may have been wet but it definitely wasn’t a washout at the National Forest Wood Fair at Beacon Hill Country Park on Monday. Visitors turned out in their thousands for this popular event, an annual celebration of The National Forest and all things tree and timber related.
Wednesday, 19th August 2015
Swadlincote man Brian Corten has developed a niche business producing shepherd’s huts using timber sourced from within The National Forest. Based in The National Forest, he will taking one of his stylish huts to display at the National Forest Wood Fair on August Bank Holiday Monday.
Tuesday, 18th August 2015
Edward Argar, Member of Parliament for Charnwood, met with John Everitt, Chief Executive of the National Forest Company, to discuss opportunities and future development of The National Forest as it reaches its quarter century next year.
Friday, 7th August 2015
Expect some riveting tales from the wagon trains of the Wild West when wheelwright Phill Gregson returns to give a masterclass at the National Forest Wood Fair, on Bank Holiday Monday 31 August.
Friday, 19th June 2015
The sponsor of the National Forest Wood Fair has launched a drawing competition for schools within The National Forest catchment area in a bid to get them more involved in the event this August Bank Holiday.
Wednesday, 17th June 2015
Treat your Dad to a great Father's Day out in The National Forest this year (21 June). Forest attractions are laying on activities to give Dad the best day, whatever his interest.
Thursday, 28th May 2015
For the first time ever, the organisers of the National Forest Wood Fair are offering an extra 'early bird' discount for visitors who buy tickets in advance – but you only have until midnight on Sunday 31 May to grab one third off the gate price.
Wednesday, 22nd April 2015
The National Space Centre has teamed up with glamorous camping specialist The Dandelion Hideaway to offer a unique Space Race experience. Camp out under the stars for an evening of family astronomy, workshops and craft sessions.
Tuesday, 17th February 2015
The National Forest & Beyond Visitor Guide for 2015 was launched at the National Trust's newly opened Arts and Crafts cottage, Stoneywell, earlier this week.
Wednesday, 11th February 2015
Bottle-feed tiny lambs, explore dazzling bluebell woods, enjoy festivals galore - there are lots of moments to treasure and magical memories to create on a spring visit to the National Forest & Beyond. Here are ten ideas to get you started - download a Visitor Guide for many more!