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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.

Friday, 21st June 2013

Stay Over for a Bank Holiday Short Break and Enjoy The National Forest Wood Fair

The last two Bank Holidays this year have been quite spectacular. Make sure you make the most of the last hoorah of the summer by booking a National Forest Wood Fair Short Break over the August Bank Holiday.

Monday, 3rd June 2013

Discounted advance National Forest Wood Fair tickets now available to purchase

Advance tickets are now on sale for the National Forest Wood Fair. With 20% discount on the gate prices, book in advance and get a fantastic family day out for just 20.

Wednesday, 22nd May 2013

The National Forest Wood Fair: A brilliant family day out for just £20

Advance tickets are now on sale for the National Forest Wood Fair, and with 20% discount on the gate prices, you can get a fantastic family day out for just 20.

Monday, 29th April 2013

The National Forest Company Has Appointed a New Tourism Officer

The National Forest Company (NFC) has recently welcomed Richard Drakeley to its team.

Thursday, 11th April 2013

The Bingham Plants Trees in The National Forest to Lighten Christmas Landfill

The Bingham, a boutique hotel and restaurant located in Richmond, London, joined forces with the National Forest Company recently to plant trees in a new woodland in Derbyshire, on the northern boundary of The National Forest.

Wednesday, 27th March 2013

BBC TV's Rob Penn to speak at first Friends of The National Forest event

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, 22nd March 2013

2020VISION in The National Forest

The stunning 2020VISION street gallery exhibition has arrived in Swadlincote, after months of planning. It is a privilege to have worked with all our partners to bring it here. South Derbyshire District Council, the National Trust at Calke Abbey and our local sponsor H K Wentworth Limited have all worked enthusiastically with us to make this most of this brilliant opportunity.