Nothing beats the smell of a real Christmas tree and what better way to immerse yourself in the wonderful Christmassy scent than by visiting your local Forestry Commission England woodland.
Simply Red is the first band to announce dates for 2016 as part of Forest Live, the summer concert series promoted by the Forestry Commission where acts perform in beautiful woodland locations around the country.
A multi million pound hole in the rural economy has been uncovered by a new survey, which reveals farmers and landowners across England are missing out on millions of pounds of untapped income.
Residents of Hyde and the surrounding villages can find out how the Forestry Commission and its partners are proposing to restore Latchmore Brook to its natural course, by attending a public exhibition on Tuesday 6 October.
Autumn is perhaps the best time of year to visit the Forestry Commission’s National Pinetum and Forest at Bedgebury, near Goudhurst, Kent. The colours are beautiful and the air is fresh; the trees are bountiful with nuts, fruits, berries and seeds, fungi are abundant across the forest floor, and bright autumn skies create wonderful reflections on the lakes.