Winter in the forest – a birdwatcher’s guide

When you visit you will have the chance to spot some of the wide range of feathered friends, from the water-loving winged wonders around the forest’s wetland areas, to the more land-loving species elsewhere in the forest. Here’s our guide to just a few that you could look out for.

Time to go sloe?

Nature provides the resources for some wonderful winter warmers. Perhaps one of the tastiest of these is sloe gin and making it at home couldn’t be easier…

Your forest is a marathon winner!

The forest echoed with the sound of hundreds of pairs of feet recently when the second annual Heart of England Forest Marathon took to the pathways. And that echo will continue long into the future, as your forest was the ultimate winner, with the pledge of planting a further 1,000 trees as a result!

The Heart of England Forest