The Forestlife Blog


Fun for the kids this October half term

12th October

It’s that time of the year again! The kids are off school and the adults begin to wonder how on earth they will keep them…

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Prepare for your spookiest Halloween yet

29th September

Here in The National Forest, we understand that there’s more to Halloween than just trick or treating, so we’ve pulled together our top 5 activities…

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The National Forest. Elderly couple (model released) walking along tree avenue, among fallen leaves. Autumn colour. Beacon Hill Country Park, Leicestershire, UK. November 2010.

Autumn in The National Forest

12th September

The Forest bursts into colour in autumn for one of the most beautiful times of the year. To help you make the most of this…

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00_TH_Bluebells Nest at Dandelion Hideaway

Make yourself at home in The National Forest

31st August

Whether you fancy sleek and chic, or rustic and cosy, accommodation options are in no short supply in The National Forest. Here’s our pick of…

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Wood Fair - Mum, daughter, Owl

Summer doesn’t have to end in August!

16th August

The holidays might be coming to an end, but there’s still plenty going on in The National Forest. See a true English village garden Indulge…

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Outdoor August adventures in the Forest

1st August

Summer holidays are in full swing! Enjoy the outdoors with all these different activities happening in the National Forest & Beyond. A cultured day out…

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Credit National Trust/James Woodock

10 Family Days Out in The National Forest

21st July

This summer there’s everything from sports, to outdoor games to summer clubs to help you enjoy #forestlife. Be a detective Hone your detective skills at…

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Explore the Forest’s heritage treasures

19th July

There is so much history to explore within the National Forest  & Beyond – here are our suggestions for learning about its rich heritage. Language…

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Pick you own Forest food & drink experience

27th June

The warmer summer weather means more chances to eat outside in the National Forest & Beyond. Here are our picks of the best places to…

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