Events in your Forest

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

 

December

Saturday 22nd December, 2.30pm-5.30pm.

Winter Solstice Social – Woodland Walk & Festive Refreshments

Spernal, Nr Studley, Warwickshire

Come along after Winter Solstice to enjoy a twilight walk around the Heart of England Forest. Take a break from all your festive preparations to join us for a warming glass of mulled wine before heading out under the full moon for a social 2 hour stroll around the young woodland.

Listen out for tawny owls, foxes and capture views through the dormant trees from this vantage point to enjoy a winter sunset, before returning to our indoor facility for a warm sausage roll and a hot drink. More information available here

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January 2019

Saturday 5th January, 2pm-4pm.

Mini Foresters – Feed the birds

Spernal, Nr Studley, Warwickshire

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!

Learn how the Forest’s native birds survive the winter and make a natural bird feeder to help them. Build a giant bird nest in preparation for Spring then warm up with hot chocolate and marshmallows around the campfire.

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Saturday 19th January, 9.30am-3pm.

Tree Planting Saturday – Help create broadleaf woodland

Sheriffs Lench, Nr Evesham, Worcestershire

Come along and join us for a day tree planting 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.

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February 2019

Saturday 23rd February, 10am-12pm.

Guided Walk: Your Forest and its Founder

Dorsington, Warwickshire

Join us on a tour of the woodland around the former home of our founder, Felix Dennis. On this gentle wander you’ll learn about Felix’s background, what brought him to Dorsington and when his love affair with trees started.

Hear about the history of the Heart of England Forest and the charity’s vision for a greener, healthier future. The walk will include the first wood planted by Felix, the Arboretum he created and Dorsington Wood where he is buried.

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