The Shortest Month

The Shortest Month

Glance through your diary at the month of February and you’ll see it littered with special days. Imbolc on the second day of the month historically marked the beginning of the lambing season, a time when the snow drops are now visible, the days are lengthening...
First Snow

First Snow

  We have had our first snowfall of 2019 and it has been truly beautiful! Despite looking picturesque, the chilly temperatures of around -3 degree have made the conditions pretty treacherous both at Warren Forest and on the local access roads. We appreciate that...
Happy New Year

Happy New Year

This photograph was taken as the sun set on the 1st of January 2019.  A perfect day with a perfectly beautiful ending. The weeks between now until we open again in March can be fraught with ice & snow, lingering fog and damp, wet days, but for now it’s a...
December  Days

December Days

December may mark the beginning of meteorological Winter but for us here at Warren Forest it is a busy time for maintenance work to ensure the park is beautiful for your return in the Spring. The golden days of Autumn are now behind us and the landscapes and gardens...
Closing Week

Closing Week

The barrier is down, draining off is complete and the hard and heavy maintenance and forestry work is underway! Closing week has been a glorious mixture of stunning skies and sunsets, a few mild days interspersed with heavy mists and a distinct drop in temperature. It...
Another Season Ends

Another Season Ends

“November is the month in which we fight the encroaching dark with light…..” We light up those dark cold skies with a blaze of colourful fireworks, and gather around the heat of the bonfire. The scent of November is wood smoke, sulphur and the...