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Thank You

Thank you to all our visitors and exhibitors who joined us at the 2015 National Forest Wood Fair. Despite the damp weather, it was a wonderful event!

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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.


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

Find a craftsperson that works with wood

Woodfair audience

Download the 2015 Wood Fair programme with contacts for all exhibitors.

The National Forest


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

Woodcrafters in action

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

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Latest News

1 Sep 2015

All smiles at the National Forest Wood Fair

It may have been wet but it definitely wasnt a washout at the National Forest Wood Fair at Beacon Hill Country Park on Monday. Visitors turned out in their thousands for this popular event, an annual celebration of The National Forest and all things tree and timber related. Read more...

19 Aug 2015

'Come bye': See locally made Shepherd's Huts at the National Forest Wood Fair

Swadlincote man Brian Corten has developed a niche business producing shepherds huts using timber sourced from within The National Forest. Based in The National Forest, he will taking one of his stylish huts to display at the National Forest Wood Fair on August Bank Holiday Monday. Read more...

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