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Events in your Forest

From strolls in the woods to butterflies, bluebells and much much more...

 

May

Tuesday 28th May, 2.00pm-4.00pm.

Children’s Photography Workshop

Spernal Lane, Spernal, Nr Studley, Warwickshire

Our new workshops for children and families enhance our existing programme of events with ways for young people with a range of interests to spend time in the Forest.

To find out more information and book your place on this and children and family workshops in the Heart of England Forest

Visit our Children and Families page

 

June

Saturday 1st June 10.30am-12.30pm.

Young Foresters – For 12 to 18 year olds

Location varies within the Heart of England Forest

Young Foresters is our new volunteering and bushcraft club for young people. Spend time outdoors taking park in forestry and wildlife conservation tasks, making new friends and gain valuable work experience.

To find out more information and book your place for Young Foresters which takes place the first Saturday of every month,

Visit our Children and Families page

 

Saturday 1st June, 2pm-4pm.

Mini Foresters – For 4 to 11 year olds

Location varies within the Heart of England Forest

Mini Foresters Club is for families with children aged 4-11 years and allow our younger supporters the chance to learn about and help the Forest while having lots of fun!

To find out more information and book your place for Mini-Foresters which takes place the first Saturday of every month,

Visit our Children and Families page

 

Tuesday 4th June, 10.30am- 2pm.

Introducing…Giddings Wood Walk

Nr Long Marston, Warwickshire

Continuing our series of midweek ‘Introducing…’ walks, offering the opportunity to join a led walk around our waymarked routes and beyond.

This time we are exploring one of our Founder’s favourite parts; Giddings Wood and the woodland and meadows that immediatly surround it.

Register

Friday 7th June, 8pm-11pm.

Moth Night

Spernal, Nr Studley, Warwickshire

Come along to learn more about these beautiful night fliers with the help of local enthusiasts, the  BBC Ndeavour Moth Group.

After an indoor presentation on these fascinating insects we will head out to Spernal Park for a live light trapping, where species will be inspected, identified and recorded.

Book Tickets

Saturday 8th June, 10.00am-4.00pm.

Landscape Photography

Spernal Lane, Spernal, Nr Studley, Warwickshire

Our new Skills Workshops enhance our existing programme of events with ways for people with a range of interests to spend time in the Forest.

To find out more information and book your place on this and other Skills Workshops in the Heart of England Forest

Visit our Skills Workshop page

 

Saturday 8th June, 10.30am- 11.30am.

Nordic Walking: Woodland Taster Session

Barton, Bidford-on-Avon, Warwickshire

Try something new and learn why Nordic Walking is the fastest growing fitness activity in the world.

Enjoy the beautiful woodland setting and have fun with Nordic Walking UK qualified instructor Kathrin Foster as she gives you a taste for Nordic Walking.  This session will help you understand just how beneficial Nordic Walking can be and how it is far more than just walking with poles.

Register

Sunday 9th June, 2pm-4pm.

Guided Walk: Wildlife Wonders at Noleham Wood

Nr Long Marston, Warwickshire

Enjoy a Sunday afternoon in the Heart of England Forest finding out more about how creating woodland encourages wildlife.

Meet with specialists from Warwick Natural History Society and discover how their monitoring programme will record the change in both species type and quantity as the newly planted trees mature.

Register

Saturday 15th, 1pm – Sunday 16th June, 1pm

Bushcraft Weekend

Spernal Lane, Spernal, Nr Studley, Warwickshire

Our new Skills Workshops enhance our existing programme of events with ways for people with a range of interests to spend time in the Forest.

To find out more information and book your place on this and other Skills Workshops in the Heart of England Forest

Visit our Skills Workshop page

 

Friday 21st June, 8pm-11pm.

Summer Solstice Social – Woodland Walk and Refreshments

Spernal, Nr Studley, Warwickshire

Come along on the Summer Solstice to enjoy a twilight walk around the Heart of England Forest at Spernal.

Enjoy a two-hour summer evening stroll through the trees before watching the sunset from a high vantage point with a glass of wine and selection of nibbles to hand, and far reaching views across the Forest and beyond.

Book Tickets

Saturday 22nd June, 10.00am-1.00pm.

EXCLUSIVE Friend of the Forest: Guided Walk of Newnham

Newnham, Nr Aston Cantlow, Warwickshire B95 6DU

Led by Head Forester Stephen, this walking tour, exclusively for our registered Friends of the Forest will give you the opportunity to hear first hand all about this recently purchased 130 acre site, its history and the plans we have for extending the Heart of England Forest into this area.

Stephen will be happy to explain all the influences that help create the planting plan, and everything that goes into creating tomorrow’s great native woodland. Tea and cake refreshments will be served afterwards. Places strictly limited – Book now

Register

Saturday 29th June, 10am-5pm.

Garden of Heroes & Villains Fundraising Open Day

Dorsington, Nr Stratford Upon Avon, CV37 8AR

Meet some of history’s greats, immortalised in bronze in this fascinating garden commissioned by our founder, Felix Dennis. With activities for the whole family including a maze, walks, children’s quiz and over 50 sculptures. Book early and save.

A fundraising day with tea & cake refreshments & barbecue. Come along and meet the Forest team and find out about he work being done to plant tomorrow’s next great woodland.

More information and tickets

 

 

July

Wednesday 3rd July, 10.30am- 2pm.

Introducing…Haydon Way Wood Walk

Spernal Lane, Nr Studley, Warwickshire

Continuing our series of midweek ‘Introducing…’ walks, offering the opportunity to join a led walk around our waymarked routes and beyond.

Our 2 mile stroll today will take in this newly created woodland with hazel coppice and wild flower meadow. The trail takes us alongside the River Arrow and includes views to Coughton Court.

Register

Wednesday 3rd July, 10am- 4pm.

Forest Inspired Ceramic Workshop

Spernal Lane, Spernal, Nr Studley, Warwickshire

Our new Skills Workshops enhance our existing programme of events with ways for people with a range of interests to spend time in the Forest.

To find out more information and book your place on this and other Skills Workshops in the Heart of England Forest

Visit our Skills Workshop page

 

Saturday 6th July, 10.30am-12.30pm.

Young Foresters – For 12 to 18 year olds

Location varies within the Heart of England Forest

Young Foresters is our new volunteering and bushcraft club for young people. Spend time outdoors taking park in forestry and wildlife conservation tasks, making new friends and gain valuable work experience.

To find out more information and book your place for Young Foresters which takes place the first Saturday of every month,

Visit our Children and Families page

 

Saturday 6th July, 2pm-4pm.

Mini Foresters – For 4 to 11 year olds

Location varies within the Heart of England Forest

Mini Foresters Club is for families with children aged 4-11 years and allow our younger supporters the chance to learn about and help the Forest while having lots of fun!

To find out more information and book your place for Mini-Foresters which takes place the first Saturday of every month,

Visit our Children and Families page

 

Thursday 18th July, 5.30pm-8.30pm.

EXCLUSIVE Friend of the Forest Social Evening in the Garden of Heroes & Villains

Colletts Farm, Dorsington, Nr Stratford Upon Avon, CV37 8AU

We are inviting our Friends of the Forest to join us in the beautiful setting of this incredible sculpture garden, commissioned by our Founder and offering a chance to meet other supporters, members of the Forest team and some of history’s greats immortalised in bronze!

Tickets are limited and must be booked in advance. Both long standing and new Friends are welcome to book up to two adult places.

More information and tickets

 

 

Saturday 20th July, 10am-5pm.

Garden of Heroes & Villains Fundraising Open Day

Dorsington, Nr Stratford Upon Avon, CV37 8AR

Meet some of history’s greats, immortalised in bronze in this fascinating garden commissioned by our founder, Felix Dennis. With activities for the whole family including a maze, walks, children’s quiz and over 50 sculptures. Book early and save.

A fundraising day with tea & cake refreshments & barbecue. Come along and meet the Forest team and find out about he work being done to plant tomorrow’s next great woodland.

More information and tickets

 

 

Saturday 27th July, 10.00am-12.30pm.

Woofs in the Woods – Dog Walk in Spernal

Spernal Lane, Nr Studley, Warwickshire

Calling puppies, pedigrees, mutts and hounds – join us for a woofs in the Spernal woods dog walk around the Heart of England Forest

A chance for the whole family, including your four-legged friends to explore beyond the waymarked trails of the Heart of England Forest. This 5 mile group walk will take you through a range of both established and newly created woodland.

Register

August

Thursday 1st August, 10.30am-12.00pm.

Introducing…College Wood Walk

Studley, Warwickshire

Our final  ‘Introducing…’ walks, offering the opportunity to join a led walk around our waymarked routes and beyond.

The newest waymarked route in the Forest with views of Spernal Park and Studley Castle, the trail passes through a young 7 year old plantation, with several veteran trees and is very easy going.

Register

Saturday 3rd August, 10.30am-12.30pm.

Young Foresters – For 12 to 18 year olds

Location varies within the Heart of England Forest

Young Foresters is our new volunteering and bushcraft club for young people. Spend time outdoors taking park in forestry and wildlife conservation tasks, making new friends and gain valuable work experience.

To find out more information and book your place for Young Foresters which takes place the first Saturday of every month,

Visit our Children and Families page

 

Saturday 3rd August, 2pm-4pm.

Mini Foresters – For 4 to 11 year olds

Location varies within the Heart of England Forest

Mini Foresters Club is for families with children aged 4-11 years and allow our younger supporters the chance to learn about and help the Forest while having lots of fun!

To find out more information and book your place for Mini-Foresters which takes place the first Saturday of every month,

Visit our Children and Families page

 

Thursday 8th August, 5pm-9pm.

An Evening Fundraiser in the Garden of Heroes & Villains

Dorsington, Nr Stratford Upon Avon, CV37 8AR

For one night only the Heart of England Forest will be hosting an evening fundraiser in this unique garden, giving you the chance to view the poetry shard garden and bronze sculpture as dusk approaches. Enjoy a glass of wine and explore this beautiful setting on a summer’s evening.

Tickets must be booked in advance for this event.

More information and tickets

 

 

Saturday 17th August, 10am- 4pm.

Macro Photography Workshop

Spernal Lane, Spernal, Nr Studley, Warwickshire

Our new Skills Workshops enhance our existing programme of events with ways for people with a range of interests to spend time in the Forest.

To find out more information and book your place on this and other Skills Workshops in the Heart of England Forest

Visit our Skills Workshop page

 

Saturday 24th August, 10am-5pm.

Garden of Heroes & Villains Fundraising Open Day

Dorsington, Nr Stratford Upon Avon, CV37 8AR

Meet some of history’s greats, immortalised in bronze in this fascinating garden commissioned by our founder, Felix Dennis. With activities for the whole family including a maze, walks, children’s quiz and over 50 sculptures. Book early and save.

A fundraising day with tea & cake refreshments & barbecue. Come along and meet the Forest team and find out about he work being done to plant tomorrow’s next great woodland.

More information and tickets

 

 

Saturday 24th, 12.00pm – Sunday 25th August, 12.00pm.

Family Camp Out

Spernal Lane, Spernal, Nr Studley, Warwickshire

Our new workshops for children and families enhance our existing programme of events with ways for young people with a range of interests to spend time in the Forest.

To find out more information and book your place on this and children and family workshops in the Heart of England Forest

Visit our Children and Families page