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The National Forest

   
Address : Enterprise Glade, Bath Yard
Address : Moira
Town/City : Swadlincote
County : Derbyshire
Country : England
Post code : DE12 6BA
Phone : 01283 551 211
Web Site :  www.visitnationalforest.org

The National Forest is one of England's most ambitious environmental projects.

derby_nat_forest1Across parts of Leicestershire, Derbyshire and Staffordshire, 200 square miles are being transformed, blending ancient woodland with new planting to create a new national Forest. There is a wealth of choice for great days out or short breaks with bustling attractions, gentle walking and brilliant activities.

In less than twenty years, one of the least wooded parts of the country has been transformed. Around 8 million trees have been planted, trebling the woodland cover and creating habitats for wildlife and a beautiful landscape for people to enjoy. The ultimate goal is for woodland to cover around a third of the Forest area and to link the ancient forests of Charnwood and Needwood.

The gentle undulating landscape is perfect for walking, cycling and horse-riding. And through the creation of new habitats, The National Forest is an ideal location for bird and wildlife watching.

derby_nat_forest2From watersports to wildlife watching, cycling to craft centres and loads of wet weather options too, The National Forest really does have something for everyone. And in this ever-changing landscape as the Forest grows, one thing is guaranteed, there is always something new to see.

For more information on the wealth of things to do and see in The National Forest visit the website: www.visitnationalforest.co.uk email enquiries@nationalforest.org or call 01283 551 211.

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