The Forestlife Blog

Kids feeding sheep

Spring moments in The National Forest

30th March

Watch The National Forest burst into new leaf this spring. Welcome new arrivals, explore dazzling bluebell displays and discover an assortment of outdoor activities for…

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National Forest Tourism Foum

National Forest Tourism Business Forum

8th March

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

6th February

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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Boys Exploring

Family fun in the Forest this February half term

1st February

February half term is nearly upon us but fear not, The National Forest has you covered! Try not to stay cooped up in the house;…

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Calke Cooking Demo

Celebrate National Hobby Month in the Forest

3rd January

National Hobby Month arrives every January just as we kick start the New Year.  For many, finding a new hobby is part of their new…

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The Forest’s 2017 New Year’s resolution guide

21st December

Out with the old and in with the new! Whether you’d like to release your inner adrenaline junkie, or escape the madness of the rat…

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