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Friday, 20th September 2013

Great British Bake Off Fever Hits The National Forest!

The National Forest Food & Drink Fair takes place at Rosliston Forestry Centre on Sunday 13 October, with baking competitions and a Farmers' Market.

Tuesday, 3rd September 2013

Sponsor Celebrates 50 Years with 50 Runners in The National Forest 10K

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.

Monday, 2nd September 2013

Ash Dieback in The National Forest

The first outbreaks of the tree disease Ash Dieback have been reported in The National Forest near Albert Village in North West Leicestershire.

Monday, 26th August 2013

The National Forest Wood Fair Woodland Scene Photo Competition now on Facebook

If you visited the National Forest stand at the Wood Fair on Bank Holiday Monday, we would love to see your photos of you posing with our woodland scene peep through board. Simply upload your photo via our National Forest Facebook page for a chance to win a Plant a Tree in The National Forest.

Thursday, 22nd August 2013

Click, Share, Like, for a Woodland Win!

Picture yourself in The National Forest woodland scene at the National Forest Wood Fair on Bank Holiday Monday 26 August, for a chance to win a Plant a Tree gift.

Tuesday, 13th August 2013

Know your Adze from your Bandsaw: Woodworking Masterclasses at the National Forest Wood Fair

A series of woodworking masterclasses will entertain visitors to the National Forest Wood Fair on Monday 26 August at Beacon Hill Country Park, Leicestershire.

Tuesday, 6th August 2013

Pick it up and take it home!

The National Forest Company Chief Executive speaks out against those leaving their dog mess in the Forest.

Thursday, 1st August 2013

Discover the Artist in you at the National Forest Wood Fair- Free Woodland Cartoon Drawing Sessions in The National Forest Marquee

Local cartoonist Andy Gilbert will be in The National Forest marquee at the National Forest Wood Fair on Bank Holiday Monday 26 August, encouraging Wood Fair visitors to try their hand at drawing cartoons of woodland animals.

Tuesday, 23rd July 2013

Summer family fun in the National Forest & Beyond

School's out, hols are here, but how do you keep the kids happy all summer? See our ten great experiences around The National Forest & Beyond for some of the freshest, most imaginative and exciting things to do. Meeting dinosaurs, pond dipping, cycling; living in a tree house or travelling through a giant telescope - there's just no time to be bored. And with so many free activities, family-friendly deals and superb value breaks, you can enjoy far more for less.

Wednesday, 10th July 2013

Hotting up for The National Forest Wood Fair

Advance tickets are now on sale for the National Forest Wood Fair, one of the most popular country events in the Midlands. Held in the stunning setting of Beacon Hill Country Park in Leicestershire, on the south eastern tip of The National Forest, over 100 exhibitors and demonstrators will be gathered on Monday 26 August for a wonderful day filled with trees, timber and all things related to woodlands and timber industries.