Local Charities Day

We're a bit biased, but we think local charities are the best! This Friday 14th Dec, it's a nationwide celebration of small local charities, and we want you to get involved...Read more

International Volunteer Day

December 5th is the UN's International Volunteer Day so we're taking the time to say a special thank you to all of our volunteers...Read more

Christmas Opening times 2018

The Forest Centre will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day but you'll still be able to visit us over the festive period...Read more

How to Christmas Shop with a conscience (and save money)

We have a list of websites that'll help you to do your bit this festive season...Read more

Stunning kingfisher footage from the Grange

If you watch one thing today it should be this stunning 9 minute footage of a nesting kingfisher, shot by local photographer Brian Bevan at the Grange Estate.Read more

How using the internet on your phone is affecting the planet

Data centres use up 1% of the world's electricity, and we have more (by square metre) in the UK than China and India! The numbers are scary, but thankfully lots of companies are doing something about it...Read more

World Habitat Day

It's World Habitat Day! And while the UN are focussing on humans, we're looking at British woodlands, and how important trees are for providing habitats for wildlife and humans alike.Read more

National Fitness Day

Did you know that it's National Fitness Day this Wednesday? Even if you're already a gymaholic, we have some ideas that might inspire you to take your exercise outside...Read more

Fancy a night at the theatre?

We have discounted tickets for loads of shows at MK theatre - from this year's Panto to the Rocky Horror Show - perfect if you're starting to think of what gifts to get people this Christmas...Read more

Plant One On Us

We need your help to plant trees this winter - sign up to Plant One On Us and receive a free tree to plant in your gardenRead more

Dogs in the Cafe

We recently had a trial week where dogs were allowed in the Lakeside Cafe - here's how it went!Read more

Thank you for supporting the Fun Day

Our Forest Family Fun Day was a great success again this year - we'd like to thank everyone who attended and supported us.Read more