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.
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.
Tuesday, 8th July 2014
Tickets for this year's National Forest Wood Fair are now on sale: buy in advance and save 20% of the admission charge on the day.
Thursday, 26th June 2014
Following a successful pilot scheme over the winter of 2013/14, the National Forest Company has opened a further round of its innovative woodland management grant scheme, to promote the effective management of woodlands within the 200 square miles of The National Forest.
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
Friday, 23rd May 2014
A new study by the National Forest Company has confirmed the positive economic impact of the creation of The National Forest and identified substantial potential benefits for the future.
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.