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Download the 2011 National Forest & Beyond Visitor Guide | Find out what's new for 2011 and win a fantastic weekend break.
Or log on to www.visitnationalforest.co.uk
Win a weekend break Cycle Centre
Weekend Break Cycle Centre
The 2011 National Forest & Beyond Visitor Guide is out now! Find out what’s new for 2011 and enter our competition to win a fantastic weekend break! The National Forest Cycle Centre will be open for spring 2011. This new family focused centre near Moira will have 8 miles of circular, gentle off-road trails, cycle hire and a café.
Download a Visitor Guide Saddle up for summer
Wealth of wildlife Gentle landscapes -
perfect for walking
Wealth of wildlife Gentle landscapes - perfect for walking
Spot the wealth of wildlife, from otters to osprey and wildflowers to water voles. Enjoy gentle walks and summer-time strolls.
Uncover the best sites to spot wildlife Download or recommended walks with maps
Woodland crafts, survival
skills and forest experiences
Food from the Forest
Woodland crafts, survival  skills and forest experiences Food from the Forest
Get to the heart of the woodland by learning bushcraft skills and ancient woodland crafts. Tuck into our wonderful local food at farmers markets, farm shops and quality delicatessens.
Delve into our forest experience Read more in the latest National Forest Food Guide
Exciting events National Forest Walking Festival
Exciting events National Forest Walking Festival
Live music and theatre, festivals and fairs, walks and talks. Don't miss The National Forest Walking Festival (21 May-1 June)
Discover what's on and when register to receive a festival programme
Be part of the Forest’s creation | You can help create this ‘forest in the making’ through our plant a tree scheme. You will be invited to a special tree planting day and receive a certificate.
Read more on our plant a tree scheme
The National Forest is one of Britain’s boldestenvironmental projects.What wasonce one of the least wooded partsof the country has been transformed.Nearly eight million trees have beenplanted, trebling the woodland cover,creating habitats for wildlife and a landscapefor visitors to enjoy. The ultimate goal is for woodlandto cover around a third of the Forest’s 200 square mile areaand link the ancient Forests of Charnwood and Needwood.
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Accommodation, Attrations and Events across parts of Derbyshire, Leicestershire and StaffordshireThe National Forest
Tel: 01283 551 211Email: discover@nationalforest.org