Events in your Forest

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


Saturday 21st October, 10am – 12pm

Guided Walk: Autumn in the Arboretum

Colletts Farm, Dorsington, CV37 8AU

For our final guided walk of 2017, Head Forester Stephen will lead you on a walking tour of Dorsington Arboretum where we will be hoping for a display of beautiful autumnal colours .

Learn how the Arboretum was created by our founder and the tree species it houses. This walk will also give opportunity to pass by the Founders Rock, stroll along Willow Walk and see the surrounding woodland that is being created. Limited spaces – booking essential.

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Saturday 4th November, From 9am

Ramble ‘Round Dorsington 8.5 miles or 6.5 miles

Colletts Farm, Dorsington, CV37 8AU

Really stretch your legs in the autumnal air and join us to explore the mosaic of newly planted trees, established woodland and farming fields in the Forest on this ramble. Join a led group or take the map and written instructions to navigate your own way on the route that will circle the Dorsington estate stretching out towards Long Marston, Braggington & Barton to return to a welcoming cup of home made soup on completion.

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Saturday 25th November, 9.30am-3pm

Tree Planting Saturday – National Tree Week

Location to be confirmed

November marks the beginning of the planting season and we’d like you to join us to help create England’s largest new native broadleaf forest. No tree planting experience is necessary, just the right footwear and outdoor clothing, a packed lunch and plenty of enthusiasm.

This is a free event suitable for those over 16 years old. Registration is essential so we can provide you with the necessary details nearer the time.


Coming in 2018….

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The Garden of Heroes & Villains Fundraising Open Day

Dorsington, Nr Stratford Upon Avon

Join us for a fundraising open day in the stunning Garden of Heroes & Villains, a private sculpture garden commissioned by our late Founder Felix Dennis, and meet some of history’s greats, immortalised in bronze.

Activities for the whole family, including a yew hedge maze, poetry garden, woodland walks, children’s quiz, a collection of over 50 stunning sculptures and more, it’s a unique day out in the Heart of England Forest!

All funds raised will go towards our work planting trees, creating wildlife habitats and the education of woodland environments.

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