Immerse yourself in history

There are many places in the National Forest that provide information on the history and heritage of the Forest. You can reconnect with history through photographs, documents and reports, whilst learning about the transformation that has taken place in the last 25 years. You may also want to get involved in a project or volunteer your time to help to keep history alive - here is a list of places within the Forest that may be able to help. 


Ashby Canal Trust

Telephone: 01530 273956


Donisthorpe History Group 


Moira Furnace Museum Trust

01283 224667


Moira Potters

01283 550196


Overseal History Group

Mark Knight, 07790 342474


Replan Photographic Heritage

01283 550196


Sharpe’s Pottery Heritage and Arts Trust

01283 222600


South Derbyshire Mining Preservation Group

Telephone Number: 01283 218651


TG Green & Co Archives

01283 226373