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Wednesday, 29th January 2014

Tree-spirited adventures in The National Forest

A new magazine-style visitor guide for the National Forest & Beyond has been launched, packed full with ideas for family fun and tree-spirited adventures in and around The National Forest.

Friday, 17th January 2014

Lace Up Your Boots for the National Forest Way

The new National Forest Way long distance trail opens in May 2014, and takes walkers on a fascinating journey through a transforming landscape at the heart of the Midlands.

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.

Wednesday, 25th September 2013

Catch Autumn's Richest Experiences in The National Forest & Beyond

Visit now for a bumper season of colour and activity all around The National Forest. It's the ideal time for crisp walks and crunching leaves underfoot. Enjoy food and drink fairs, Halloween and fireworks. Curl up beside a log fire in a pub. Or cocoon yourself in the calm of a luxury spa.

Friday, 20th September 2013

Great British Bake Off Fever Hits The National Forest!

The National Forest Food & Drink Fair takes place at Rosliston Forestry Centre on Sunday 13 October, with baking competitions and a Farmers' Market.

Monday, 26th August 2013

The National Forest Wood Fair Woodland Scene Photo Competition now on Facebook

If you visited the National Forest stand at the Wood Fair on Bank Holiday Monday, we would love to see your photos of you posing with our woodland scene peep through board. Simply upload your photo via our National Forest Facebook page for a chance to win a Plant a Tree in The National Forest.

Thursday, 22nd August 2013

Click, Share, Like, for a Woodland Win!

Picture yourself in The National Forest woodland scene at the National Forest Wood Fair on Bank Holiday Monday 26 August, for a chance to win a Plant a Tree gift.

Tuesday, 13th August 2013

Know your Adze from your Bandsaw: Woodworking Masterclasses at the National Forest Wood Fair

A series of woodworking masterclasses will entertain visitors to the National Forest Wood Fair on Monday 26 August at Beacon Hill Country Park, Leicestershire.

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.