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Events in your Forest

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

 

July

Saturday 13th July, 9.30am-3.00pm.

Volunteering Saturday – Get hands on in the Forest

Coughton or Spernal, Nr. Studley, Warwickshire

Come and join us for a Saturday volunteering day and be a part of England’s largest new native broadleaf forest.

With various woodland maintenance tasks there will be plenty to do to help out. No previous woodland experience is necessary, just plenty of enthusiasm. Registration essential to receive location details.

Register

 

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 part in forestry and wildlife conservation tasks, make 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 sculptures 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 10th August, 9.30am-3.00pm.

Volunteering Saturday – Get hands on in the Forest

Coughton or Spernal, Nr. Studley, Warwickshire

Come and join us for a Saturday volunteering day and be a part of England’s largest new native broadleaf forest.

With various woodland maintenance tasks there will be plenty to do to help out. No previous woodland experience is necessary, just plenty of enthusiasm. Registration essential to receive location details.

Register

 

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