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How your support helps

Your legacy will be spent in the best possible way. Creating and managing the woodlands, opening and maintaining access for the public, providing environmental education for all, and creating new visitor attractions for everyone to enjoy and understand more about The National Forest.

The Forest will live on for as long as it is needed. There is no set life span for the trees of the forest and many trees can live for hundreds of years, some much longer. One of the oldest trees in The National Forest is The Old Man of Calke at Calke Abbey, thought to be between 1000 and 1200 years old.

It's possible your legacy today could help the Forest thrive for a 1000 years. It's the equivalent of one of your ancestors leaving a legacy during the Middle Ages, at the time of William the Conqueror, knowing we would still benefit to this day.

Rope play at CONKERS
Showing the transformation of CONKERS
Child looking through microscope at CONKERS