Wednesday, 18th March 2015
Montgomery Wood offers visitors fantastic views across the River Trent to Wychnor, with stunning views of St Leonard's parish church. This 2.3ha (5.7 acre) wood has been created by local businessman Chris Montgomery who runs a landscaping business based in Burton. Chris bought the land a few years ago and decided to create the woodland under the National Forest Changing Landscapes Scheme to provide wildlife habitat, access and wood for fuel.
Wednesday, 4th February 2015
The National Forest Company (NFC) has launched a new strategy to address the threat posed by the increasing grey squirrel population in The National Forest by encouraging more collaboration between landowners.
Monday, 19th January 2015
Are you looking for firewood, new fencing or a professional tree surgeon? The National Forest Company (NFC) has launched a new online Marketplace to help promote timber products and services within and around The National Forest.
Monday, 13th October 2014
The National Forest Company welcomes Grown in Britain Week. Grown in Britain brings together everyone who values our forests, woods and trees and the products we can make from the wood they produce.
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.
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
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.
Monday, 4th August 2014
Following the successful launch of a new ten year strategy for The National Forest, the National Forest Company (NFC) has announced the key actions for the coming year in its Business Plan 2014-2015. These prioritise making the most of the green investment created so far and securing it for future generations.
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.
Friday, 11th July 2014
The National Forest Company has launched a new online Marketplace to help promote timber products and services within and around The National Forest.