Wednesday, 25th September 2013
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.
Tuesday, 3rd September 2013
PHS Direct, sponsor of The National Forest, is sending a record number of competitors to this year's National Forest 10K, which kicks off from Conkers Discovery Centre on Sunday 15 September.
Tuesday, 6th August 2013
The National Forest Company Chief Executive speaks out against those leaving their dog mess in the Forest.
Wednesday, 27th March 2013
TV personality and woodsman Rob Penn (BBC 4 'Tales from the Wild Wood') is coming to The National Forest to speak at the very first Friends of The National Forest event on Saturday 13 April.
Friday, 15th February 2013
Students from Burton & South Derbyshire College have been invited to stage an exhibition of their work in the new gallery at Sharpe's Pottery Museum in March. It will coincide with the arrival in Swadlincote of the 2020VISION roadshow, which features some of the finest wildlife and nature photographers in the country.
Monday, 28th January 2013
Statement from Sophie Churchill, OBE FICFor, Chief Executive, National Forest Company: "The National Forest Company is a strong advocate for sustainable development which includes sustainable economic growth and certainly supports the distribution of economic activity across the country. There are already important road and rail links through the Forest."
Tuesday, 13th November 2012
Fisher German LLP has announced its support for the creation of a new long distance trail through The National Forest. The new route is currently under development and is expected to be open for walkers in 2014.
Thursday, 30th August 2012
Runners who have not yet entered the National Forest 10K, taking place on Sunday 16 September, had better get their skates on before the closing date of Thursday 13 September.
Tuesday, 28th August 2012
Foraging has been dampened in every way by the weather this summer according to bushcraft experts in The National Forest.
Thursday, 16th August 2012
Moira Fox and Ernest Badger, the Forest Dwellers from CONKERS, will be leading the pack on Sunday September 16th at the National Forest Family Fun Run. This is open to children (and animal mascots) aged from 4 to 14 years old and will take place at 9:30am before the main race - The National Forest 10K - sets off from CONKERS.