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Wednesday, 27th August 2014

Spirits were undampened at the tenth anniversary National Forest Wood Fair

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.

Tuesday, 8th July 2014

National Forest Wood Fair tickets now on sale

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.

Wednesday, 25th June 2014

COMING OF AGE: THE NATIONAL FOREST 2014-2024 - Launch of the new strategy for The National Forest

The new strategy to take The National Forest forward over the next ten years is launched today at Calke Abbey. The strategy highlights the priorities for the forest as it comes of age. The next decade will be a crucial period to lay down the legacy of the forest, and secure it for future generations.

Wednesday, 11th June 2014

New Survey Shows Strength of Local Support for The National Forest

'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

Wednesday, 11th June 2014

National and Local Support: A Great Year for The National Forest Company Annual Report for 2013-14 published

The National Forest Company (NFC) has published its Annual Report for 2013-14, a year in which the company received a great vote of confidence from central government and now stands at the start of a new ten-year strategy for the creation and development of The National Forest.

Monday, 2nd June 2014

Me and My Tree - a Selfie with a Difference

Do you have a photograph of yourself as a child planting a tree in The National Forest in the 1990s? If you do, then the National Forest Company (NFC) would love to hear from you!

Thursday, 29th May 2014

Dean and Smedley Runs for Fun in The National Forest

National Forest sponsor Dean and Smedley Family Pharmacies is delighted to be organising a Fun Run on Sunday 8th June to support environmental education in The National Forest.

Friday, 28th February 2014

Barefoot Walking Launches National Forest-Inspired Creative Project

Pupils from four Coalville Schools will be walking barefoot in The National Forest next week to gain inspiration for a music making project.

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!

Tuesday, 29th October 2013

Grow a Tree From Seed and Plant an Oak Tree in The National Forest

This weekend make the most of the beautiful autumn sunshine and collect acorns to grow your very own oak tree to plant in The National Forest.