The National Forest: Heritage in the Making By James Parry
This limited edition book reveals the history of the landscape that has become The National Forest. Spanning the last 10,000 years, it investigates the landscape’s underlying geology, the natural history, the agriculture, the buildings and industries, the people, customs and traditions and its present dramatic transformation through the creation of the Forest. The book is written in a lively narrative style and is packed with over 120 full colour and black and white photographs plus specially commissioned colour illustrations by John Davies and Richard Bonson. Each of the 6 chapters make a visual statement, opening with a stunning double page, specially commissioned illustration - a reconstruction bringing an aspect of that chapter springing off the page. Each chapter is rich in local examples and colourful case studies, highlighted in box features. This hard back 200 page book is available as a limited run only.
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Geological Walks in the National Forest
Take a walk around these magnificent landscapes and learn about how explosive volcanoes and violent earthquakes have shaped the famous Charnwood Rocks, some of the oldest in England and Wales. A fascinating day out for everyone - from weekend family walkers to the expert geologist!£5.00 - Buy Now
The National Forest OS Explorer Map 245
This 1:25 000 scale map covers most of the National Forest area, including Burton upon Trent, Swadlincote, Ashby de la Zouch and Coalville.£8.99 - Buy Now
Plant a tree with us
Give a gift that keeps on growing. Join us at one of our special planting events, and personally plant your tree in Our National Forest. Our experienced team will give you a warm welcome and be on hand to help make your day special.£30.00 - Buy Now