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, 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.
Wednesday, 11th June 2014
'If I said to my grandson you've got to clear some bracken tomorrow, he'd have his wellies out ready at dawn.' Ibstock Business Centre user
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.
Thursday, 1st May 2014
The new long distance walking trail, the National Forest Way, will be launched on Saturday 17 May.
Friday, 28th February 2014
Pupils from four Coalville Schools will be walking barefoot in The National Forest next week to gain inspiration for a music making project.
Wednesday, 29th January 2014
A new magazine-style visitor guide for the National Forest & Beyond has been launched, packed full with ideas for family fun and tree-spirited adventures in and around The National Forest.
Friday, 17th January 2014
The new National Forest Way long distance trail opens in May 2014, and takes walkers on a fascinating journey through a transforming landscape at the heart of the Midlands.
Friday, 20th December 2013
Forget those negative New Year's Resolutions: "I will not do this" and "No more that"! For 2014, try these positive resolutions to explore and enjoy The National Forest - and get fitter, more creative, more relaxed and happy with the world!