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The National Forest: connectivity through walking and cycling

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The National Forest: Connectivity through walking and cycling

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Over 25 years, the National Forest has planted more than 8.5 million trees, creating an integrated green infrastructure network of cycling and walking routes by creating new woodland spaces.

Spanning parts of Staffordshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire, the National Forest extends over 200 square miles and provides local communities with easy access to recreational opportunities on their doorstep and implements Active Design principles.

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