Thursday, 18th September 2014
Crisp walks and wonderful wildlife, cosy pubs and foodie celebrations, half-term and Halloween fun: check out these ten favourite seasonal experiences in The National Forest & Beyond. Download a brochure full of lots more magic moments and book your best-ever autumn break right now.
Wednesday, 27th August 2014
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.
Friday, 8th August 2014
Vitax, National Forest Wood Fair sponsor and garden and horticulture specialists, are encouraging all visitors to this year's National Forest Wood Fair to bring their plastic pots in for recycling in exchange for Grow Pots - a product from its popular biodegradables range.
Friday, 8th August 2014
Scale the heights of one of the magnificent oaks in Beacon Hill Country Park at the National Forest Wood Fair on Bank Holiday Monday 25 August.
Monday, 4th August 2014
Following the successful launch of a new ten year strategy for The National Forest, the National Forest Company (NFC) has announced the key actions for the coming year in its Business Plan 2014-2015. These prioritise making the most of the green investment created so far and securing it for future generations.
Friday, 25th July 2014
Early-bird discount tickets for the National Forest Wood Fair are on sale at Ashby de la Zouch and Swadlincote Tourist Information Centres. All tickets bought in advance attract a 20% discount on the gate prices, for this fun family day out to be held at Beacon Hill Country Park on Monday 25 August.
Tuesday, 8th July 2014
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.
Friday, 23rd May 2014
A new study by the National Forest Company has confirmed the positive economic impact of the creation of The National Forest and identified substantial potential benefits for the future.
Monday, 19th May 2014
England's newest long distance walking trail is open! Over a hundred walkers, friends and partner organisations joined the National Forest Company to launch the 75-mile National Forest Way on Saturday 17 May at Conkers Waterside.
Wednesday, 14th May 2014
The country's newest long distance walking trail will be launched this weekend, on the first day of the National Forest Walking Festival. The 75-mile National Forest Way will be launched on Saturday 17 May, at Conkers Waterside on the Derbyshire/Leicestershire border.