My National Forest blog

Read what people have written about living and working in The National Forest, what the area used to be like and what they love about the Forest today.

Walk 1000 miles in The National Forest: August/September

11th September | By Caroline Scothern

Another two months have passed and I have been walking in and out of the Forest. I am having a festival year so in July…

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Walk 1000 miles in The National Forest: May/June

3rd July | By Caroline Scothern

The UK’s biggest walking magazine, Country Walking, along with Live For The Outdoors, have launched their annual #walk1000miles challenge again. This year, the National Forest…

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Walk 1000 miles in The National Forest: April

10th May | By Caroline Scothern

The UK’s biggest walking magazine, Country Walking, along with Live For The Outdoors, have launched their annual #walk1000miles challenge again. This year, the National Forest…

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Daffodils at Moira

Walk 1000 miles in The National Forest: March

31st March | By Caroline Scothern

The UK’s biggest walking magazine, Country Walking, along with Live For The Outdoors, have launched their annual #walk1000miles challenge again. This year, the National Forest…

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Sunrise in Ashby

Walking 1000 miles in The National Forest: February

28th February | By Caroline Scothern

The UK’s biggest walking magazine, Country Walking, along with Live For The Outdoors, have launched their annual #walk1000miles challenge again. This year, the National Forest…

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Frosty Path

Walking 1000 miles in The National Forest

31st January | By Caroline Scothern

The UK’s biggest walking magazine, Country Walking, along with Live For The Outdoors, have launched their annual #walk1000miles challenge again. This year, the National Forest…

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Celebrating 25 years of The National Forest

12th January | By Carol Rowntree Jones

“The National Forest is shaping up beautifully to fulfil its promise to transform lives, the landscape and the economy”   To celebrate the first quarter…

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Farmer turned Forester: A Landowners Account Of My National Forest

8th September | By Michael Stanton

In our first My National Forest blog, Michael Stanton of Ticknall, South Derbyshire, shares his experience of creating woodlands in the early days of The…

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Great spots to snap around the Forest

20th June | By The National Forest Company

With 200 square miles of The National Forest, there are countless opportunities to take photographs. Here are some of our suggestions of where to go…

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