Thursday, 28th May 2015
For the first time ever, the organisers of the National Forest Wood Fair are offering an extra ‘early bird’ discount for visitors who buy tickets in advance– but you only have until midnight on Sunday 31 May to grab one third off the gate price.
Wednesday, 13th May 2015
The National Forest Company is delighted to announce that Vitax - one of the UK’s leading specialists in the manufacture of garden and horticulture products - has confirmed its sponsorship of the National Forest Wood Fair for 2015.
Wednesday, 13th May 2015
The National Forest Company (NFC) welcomes Leah Graham to the team based at Moira, near Ashby de Zouch. Leah’s appointment as Fundraising and Development Officer comes at an exciting time for the NFC, as it embarks on a new ten year strategy.
Wednesday, 22nd April 2015
The National Space Centre has teamed up with glamorous camping specialist The Dandelion Hideaway to offer a unique Space Race experience. Camp out under the stars for an evening of family astronomy, workshops and craft sessions.
Monday, 20th April 2015
The National Forest Company and its partners in the Heart of the Forest Forum have been awarded Ł770,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund for the innovative Black to Green project.
Thursday, 9th April 2015
National Forest sponsor Reabrook Limited gathered saws, hammers and spades for a day out in the woods with employees and their families recently. Staff were invited to help put the finishing touches to the company's sponsored woodland at Boothorpe, a few hundred yards from the company's buildings at Moira, near Ashby de la Zouch.
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.
Tuesday, 17th February 2015
The National Forest & Beyond Visitor Guide for 2015 was launched at the National Trust's newly opened Arts and Crafts cottage, Stoneywell, earlier this week.
Wednesday, 11th February 2015
Bottle-feed tiny lambs, explore dazzling bluebell woods, enjoy festivals galore - there are lots of moments to treasure and magical memories to create on a spring visit to the National Forest & Beyond. Here are ten ideas to get you started - download a Visitor Guide for many more!
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.