National Forest Tourism Industry

Welcome to The National Forest tourism industry webpage.  This section of the website is designed for those who are involved, or are interested, in The National Forest tourism industry.  Here you will find details on what the National Forest Company and its partners do to develop and promote tourism in The National Forest and how we champion and support tourism businesses.

Check in regularly for details on opportunities that you can be a part of, including useful information about our destination marketing campaigns, grant funding opportunities and useful advice to help run and grow your tourism business.

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English Tourism Week

28 Feb

English Tourism Week running from 17 – 25 March is an annual celebration of our thriving industry, showcasing the quality, variety and value of tourism…

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Good news for Charnwood

2 Feb

A partnership set up to protect Charnwood Forest has been successful in its £2.75m grant bid for initial support by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).…

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Timber Festival launches

1 Nov

Timber is an extraordinary new festival where music, art, philosophy and sustainability will weave together into an exhilarating weekend in the heart of The National…

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National Forest Tourism Growth Plan

Tourism Growth Plan targets 700 new jobs

19 Sep

Ambitious plans to drive continued growth in the tourism sector have been launched in The National Forest. Tourism in the Forest already supports more than…

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New Rememberance Centre opens

29 Mar

March 2017, saw the royal opening of the new £15.7m Remembrance Centre at the National Memorial Arboretum near Alrewas. The National Memorial Arboretum, part of…

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National Forest Tourism Foum

National Forest Tourism Business Forum

8 Mar

Ambitious plans to drive continued growth in the tourism sector were announced at The National Forest Tourism Business Forum at Calke Abbey on Tuesday 7…

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Tourism Infrastructure and Food & Drink Grants

6 Feb

In January 2017, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs launched the latest call for funding from the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development…

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