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Welcome

Join us at the National Forest Wood Fair, 31 August 2015.

The Wood Fair is our annual celebration of timber, trees and woodcrafts, an action-packed day with lumberjacks, chainsaw carvers, wood mizers and horseloggers.

You can have a go at eco art, cheer on the log to leg race, hitch a ride on a tree lift and hear stories from the Wild Man of the Woods. There’s loads of fun for the kids!

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Short breaks and where to stay

Family with picnic

There is so much to see and do in the area, why not combine your visit to the Wood Fair with a few of our brilliant award-winning local attractions.

Gallery

Visit our gallery to view pictures of previous National Forest Wood Fairs

Find a craftsperson that works with wood

Craftsperson with lathe

Download the 2014 Wood Fair programme with contacts for all exhibitors.


The National Forest

Axe

The National Forest is one of England's most ambitious environmental projects. Across parts of Leicestershire, Derbyshire and Staffordshire, 200 square miles are being transformed, blending ancient woodland with new planting to create a new national Forest.

Can you help the National Forest Wood Fair?

The National Forest Wood Fair is a not-for-profit event and relies on the help of a team of volunteers. If you would like to join this friendly team and get a free ticket for the event, we would welcome your help. Travelling expenses will be paid. Please contact Country Parks Volunteer & Events Coordinator, Chris Conway, on
0116 305 7937 or email chris.conway@leics.gov.uk

Woodcrafters in action

See woodcrafters in action at the National Forest Wood Fair in our video.

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Latest News

9 Dec 2014

Tuck an early bird ticket for the 2015 National Forest Wood Fair in someone's Christmas stocking - and save a third off the price!

Limited early bird tickets for the 2015 National Forest Wood Fair have just gone on sale in time for Christmas. Buy now and save one third off the entry price in August next year. Read more...


27 Aug 2014

Spirits were undampened at the tenth anniversary National Forest Wood Fair

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. Read more...


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