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A lake surrounding by trees with forest stretching into the horizon
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16 May 2024

With a little helping hand, Forestry England is letting nature transform more than 8,000 hectares of land in four of the nation’s forests.

Campervan in forest
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16 May 2024

The memories of the Easter break are still fresh, and we're eagerly anticipating the upcoming summer holidays.

Cycling in forest
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15 April 2024

Are you eager to enhance your cycling prowess while exploring the stunning landscapes of the nation's forests? Look no further than Forestry England's Forest 450 Challenge, where...

A black and white photo of The Corrs showing them all playing instruments
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22 March 2024

Details about Van Morrison and The Corrs playing at Westonbirt in July 2024 as part of Forest Live.

A father and his two boys crouch down to look closer at wildlife in the grass
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20 March 2024

Discover the wonder of nature this Easter with Forestry England! Head to the nation's forests and embark on exciting adventures with your friends and family.

Bluebell woodland in Westonbirt Arboretum
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01 March 2024

Walking amongst a carpet of bluebells with their beautiful flowers nodding in a gentle breeze is a truly magical springtime experience.

Olly Murs
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15 February 2024

Forest Live, the summer concert series presented by Forestry England, has announced that singer-songwriter and solid-gold popstar Olly Murs will perform a headline show against the...

Wing Wood
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08 February 2024

Forestry England and British Airways today announced a one-year partnership which will support planting 9,000 oak trees and help create an area of wildflower meadow at Wing Wood in...

Paloma Faith
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08 February 2024

Forest Live, the summer concert series presented by Forestry England, has announced that British pop superstar Paloma Faith will perform a headline show in the unique outdoor...

FL24 Richard Ashcroft
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29 January 2024

Forest Live, the summer concert series presented by Forestry England, has announced that iconic singer-songwriter Richard Ashcroft will perform a headline show in the stunning...

Woman and child
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08 January 2024

Forestry England is thrilled to announce a year-long celebratory trail launching on 24th January, to mark the 25th anniversary of the award-winning picture book, “The Gruffalo”.

Pine Marten
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03 January 2024

After being absent for decades, pine martens are now present across the New Forest and successfully breeding here according to the results of a three-year study into these rare...

King at Westonbirt
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12 December 2023

King Charles III joined staff at Westonbirt, The National Arboretum to plant an endangered tree this week. 

Char-JM
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11 December 2023

Forest Live, the summer concert series presented by Forestry England, has announced that indie legends The Charlatans and guitar icon Johnny Marr will be performing at Cannock...

Bryan Adams
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08 December 2023

Forest Live, the summer concert series presented by Forestry England, has announced that Canadian rock legend Bryan Adams will perform at Delamere Forest, Thetford Forest and Dalby...

Tom Jones
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27 November 2023

The summer concert series Forest Live, presented by Forestry England, has announced British musical legend Tom Jones and pop queen Becky Hill as the latest stars to perform shows...

Anne-Marie
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20 November 2023

Forest Live, the summer concert series presented by Forestry England, has announced that Anne-Marie is the latest star to perform at its 2024 shows, taking place in unique forest...

Westminster Christmas Tree
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16 November 2023

A very special Northumbrian Christmas tree is about to set off on a 330-mile trip as it becomes one of the most iconic symbols of the festive season.

Man singing on guitar
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15 November 2023

Did you know that in the UK, people spend £700 million on gifts that nobody really wants each year?

Family picking christmas tree in forest
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15 November 2023

For many of us, choosing a real Christmas tree is one of the best things about the festive season.

Trees in the forest
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15 November 2023

Winter is a magical time in the nation’s forests. Life slows down, and without the rustling of leaves in the wind the forest becomes quiet making it the perfect destination to...

Outdoor concert crowd in a forest
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27 October 2023

Forest Live, the summer concert series presented by Forestry England, has announced Sting and Nile Rodgers & CHIC as the first artists performing at its 2024 shows, taking place in...

Wollemi pine younger leaves
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26 October 2023

Botanist James Wong joins Forestry England to plant critically endangered Wollemi pine trees - the first global ‘metacollection’ to save the iconic species from extinction.

Pumpkin
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24 October 2023

Pumpkins are a Halloween tradition, with approximately 24 million of them being sold in the UK each year to add to the excitement of the spooky celebrations!

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