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Thank you Co-op!

April 21, 2017 – 11:01 am |

Back in October last year we told you that the Co-op store in Marston Moretaine had chosen the Forest of Marston Vale as one of the 3 local charities to benefit from their newly launched …

Discounted tickets for MK Theatre

October 5, 2016 – 1:41 pm | 4 Comments

[Click above for more info] You can now book discounted tickets for shows at Milton Keynes Theatre through us – not only will you save money on the ticket price, but you’ll also avoid paying …

Local fundraising drive

October 3, 2016 – 2:11 pm |

If you shop at the Co-op in Marston, you’ve probably been asked for your membership card when you pay at the till. The Co-op have recently launched their Local Community Fund, which gives money to …

Love your Forest!

May 17, 2016 – 11:14 am | 2 Comments

I just had to share with you these lovely words written about the Forest by one of our young visitors, Amber age 11. I hope it inspires you to get outdoors and enjoy the Forest of Marston …

Another Heaving Half Term

February 21, 2016 – 4:00 pm |

With some amazing (though chilly) weather, this half-term was absolutely packed at the Forest Centre! Big thanks to everyone who attended both our children’s activities, and our Wedding Fair. I’m hoping we see all of …

5 ways to make going back to school a bit greener

September 1, 2015 – 10:30 am |

How is it that time already/where did summer go/where did the entire year go….valid questions, all leading to the same conclusion – it’s back to school time. Regardless of the length of the summer holidays, …

Get Dad the Gift that Keeps Growing!

June 18, 2015 – 10:12 am |

We’ve got the perfect gift for Father’s Day – dedicate a tree in the Forest of Marston Vale to your Dad. For just £20 your Dad will receive A Personalised Certificate with your choice of …

Change your face wash – save the Ocean.

June 6, 2014 – 11:00 am |

Officially recognised by the UN in 2008, Sunday 8th June is World Oceans Day. Much like trees, the ocean generates a lot of the oxygen we breathe and regulates our climate. There’s a reason that …

Walk in the Willows

May 30, 2014 – 12:49 pm |

Picking up pieces to attach to their ‘crazy crowns’ on the way, the kids’ wandered over to the Willow huts this morning as part of our Half Term activity, ‘Wands in the Willows’. The weather …

Weird and Wonderful Animal Orchids

April 8, 2014 – 12:07 pm |

Despite the grey weather yesterday, the Easter holidays got off to a great start with the first of our Easter kids’ events – ‘Weird and Wonderful Animal Orchids’. Making both an animal orchid of their …

Congratulations Isis!

September 12, 2013 – 4:44 pm |

Thanks to all children who drew pictures in The Forest tent over the Woodworks! weekend, of what they like to do and see in the Forest of Marston Vale. Our winning entry was Isis, who …

Marston Mud Pies

August 8, 2013 – 2:15 pm | 2 Comments

Not only were mud pies, mud pineapples and the occasional mud hors d’oeuvres on the menu for today’s Children’s Activity, Marston Mud – we also had some astonishing creativity from parents, with mud cars, mud cats …

Froggy Fun at the Forest Centre

April 9, 2013 – 8:23 am | One Comment

There were frogs aplenty at the Forest Centre on Thursday as Jane and her band of volunteer helpers organised another successful Kids’ Event.  This time, the theme was frogs and each child made one of …

Egg-cellent Easter Trail!

April 3, 2013 – 1:34 pm |

Almost 400 eager children (and lots of mums, dads, grandparents, etc.) enjoyed the Easter Trail over the weekend.  They braved a chilling wind to complete the trail and answer the nature-related questions, using the information …

Lots more tree planting at Wiles Wood

March 6, 2013 – 6:55 pm |

Over the past few weeks, there has been a lot of activity at the new extension to Wiles Wood with different groups getting involved with tree planting.  Last Friday, on a sunny but chilly morning, three volunteers …



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