There's always somewhere new to enjoy. 

The Forest is filled with inspiring places to visit and things to do. Some created by nature, others made by history. Prepare to be entertained, educated and enchanted - but never, ever bored.

Fun for all the family
Learn about history and industrial heritage
Places for wet weather days
Canals & Waterways
Arts & Culture
Farms, Zoos & Animal Attractions
Country Parks

Top Events

Timber Festival


Timber returns to the heart of the National Forest in 2019 to celebrate music, forests, arts & ideas

Wildlife Watch Family Activities


Tues afternoons 2-4pm at Rosliston Forestry Centre in the Derbyshire School holidays.