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Summer festival fun

At Heartwood Forest, over 2,000 people enjoyed the annual summer festival which is themed around trees, woods and art. There were more than 60 different stalls for people to engage, each offering a children’s activity from charcoal drawing to kite making – it was quite a sight see all the children running around flying their kits in the slight breeze. 79 more words


The 2014 Heartwood Forest Sleepover

The Heartwood Forest sleepover gives us all the opportunity to experience Langley Wood in a whole new way. Building your own shelter, cooking food over an open fire, learning bushcraft skills, woodland games, spear making… the list goes on! 125 more words


Betty's Wood - Three Years On

In October 2010, we bought a 9 acre field to add to our 11 acres of ancient woodland. During the early part of 2011, it was planted with 6500 little trees, and we carved out wildflower meadows, hedgerows, ponds in the wet areas, open areas, and areas for natural regeneration to take place. 574 more words


Just How Green Was my Valley?

What a summer we’ve had so far. Sunny, warm days filled with unobstructed light stretching late into the evening. Soft breezes rustling the trees, leaving enough insects in the air for birds and bats to swiftly buzz past as they take their in-flight meals. 1,117 more words


Sounds of Summer…

Two things struck me as I went for my usual evening walk last night. Firstly, and metaphorically, I was struck by the feeling that we are now in ‘deep summer’ as heralded by the murmuring of the combine harvester that was gliding round the next field. 603 more words

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