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If you would like to pick up a copy of the event booklet for Heartwood Forest, they are now available in the leaflet dispensers in the car park.


The first walk is on Sunday 18th March, when there is a Wildlife Walk.


Don’t forget there is also the celebration of the final tree going in on Sunday 25th March. Why not come along to see the last tree being planted and join in the celebrations.



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It was the final community planting session at Heartwood Forest yesterday. It went really well, with 424 people coming who planted a massive 4150 trees!

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A huge thank you to everybody who came along and braved the elements!

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There aren’t many trees left to be planted now, before the final tree is ceremonially planted on Sunday 25th March.


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Only a few days now until the final community planting event at Heartwood Forest. Why not come along and plant some trees this Sunday and play a part in the creation of this wonderful forest?

Details are on the poster below. Please park in the Heartwood Forest car park and you will be taken to the planting site. Please wear suitable footwear and clothing.


Heartwood planting

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Heartwood events

If you want to find out what is going on at Heartwood Forest this year, the leaflet on the link below gives you the information you need.

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There are wildlife and photography walks, the Summer Festival, tree planting and the Final Tree Ceremony – and Heartwood’s first Nature Detectives Live event.

Please note that booking is required for some of the events – details are in the leaflet. Booking may not be available yet for some of the walks, but will be open within the next few weeks.


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There are various guided walks being organised at Heartwood Forest this year. The first two are detailed below and others will follow.

Please note that booking is essential as the places are limited.

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On Sunday 25th March the final tree is being planted at Heartwood Forest. Why not come along to the celebration of 10 years hard work that has gone into creating this wonderful forest? There will be various things going on including an exhibition to celebrate the creation of Heartwood and the opportunity to witness the planting of the final tree.


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On Saturday 31st March, the annual Wick Wood Easter Hunt takes place at Wick Wood on Marshals Drive, St Albans. (Please note, this does NOT take place at Heartwood Forest.)

Time: 10am – noon.

Event: Easter Hunt – collect tokens scattered through the woods and exchange them for a modest chocolate treat.

Suitable for: toddlers to early teens, dress for muddy paths.

Where: Wick Wood, Marshals Drive, St Albans, AL1 4RE.

Entry: 50 pence – all proceeds go to the Woodland Trust.

Contact details for further information are on the poster.

Wick Wood Easter 2018

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