THE FORAS JOURNAL

Garden Stories – Planting with Lucy – Part Three

I hope you all enjoyed my previous blog post on planting in the Keswick Vintage Zinc Planter. I’m back with more inspiration ideas to help you create your own perfect garden space! Vintage Copper Beech Planter Size(s): Small, Medium, Large Plants featured: Large: Trachelospermum Jasminoides Medium: Digitalis Albiflora, Agapanthus ‘Black Beauty’ Small: Astrantia Gill Richardson, Geranium Sanguineum […]

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Garden Stories – Planting with Lucy – Part One

Hey, it’s Lucy here, from Lucy’s Garden, I’m super excited to be sharing my first ‘planting with Lucy’ blog! Over the next few months I will be sharing some of my planting design ideas which you could use to “Bring a little Chelsea” to your garden… It’s all about the clever use of pots to […]

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Garden Stories – Planting with Lucy – Part Two

I hope you all enjoyed my previous blog post on how to bring a little Chelsea to your garden. I’m back with more inspiration ideas to help you create your own perfect garden space! Keswick Vintage Zinc Planter Size(s): Small, Extra Small Plants featured: Small: Hosta ‘Halycon’ Extra Small: Hosta ‘Blue Cadet’ These vintage zinc planters will […]

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Garden Stories – Planting with Lucy

Hey, it’s Lucy here, from Lucy’s Garden, I’m super excited to be sharing my first ‘planting with Lucy’ blog series! Over the next few months I will be sharing some of my planting design ideas which you could use to “Bring a little Chelsea” to your garden… It’s all about the clever use of pots […]

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Foras Art for Cure

We feel very lucky to have been featured in an art feature by the brilliant Joel Walker. Using the Foras Shark Sandstone bird bath and plinth, combined with Joel’s Kingfisher bronze sculpture, a beautiful piece has been created. The Shark Sandstone Bowl is grey with flecks of white, silver and charcoal, and every bowl displays unique […]

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Stowbridge Showroom and Gardens Re-Opening

Our Stowbridge showroom and gardens are now open again. We have social distancing policies in place in our large premises, we have hand sanitiser stations, hand-washing facilities and complementary gloves. Our showrooms and facilities are disinfected and cleaned every morning to ensure the highest level of hygiene and we are also operating non contact click […]

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Foras Gardening Tips

During this lockdown period, we’re going to share with you some very helpful tips and tricks to get your garden looking it’s best! 8 Top Tips for Planting Troughs 1. A trough is an attractive alternative to a wooden raised bed. They are available in many shapes and sizes and are easy to maintain. They’ll […]

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Coronavirus Showroom Closure

Due to Social Responsibility and Government Distancing Policies, and with the welfare of our employees and customers at the front of our minds, we have decided to close both of our Showrooms and Gardens with immediate effect until further notice. Our Burnham Market phone line has been diverted to the Foras HQ which is still […]

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Open but Responsible

As you know we are a very personal customer focused business and we will remain so for as long as we can; however the safety of our staff & customers is paramount. We have taken steps to increase our cleaning routine and regular sanitation of ‘touch points’ throughout both of our showrooms. Both of our Showrooms […]

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Holme Next the Sea Open House Event — 7th Feb

John and Claire the founders of Foras would like to meet you in the new amazing show home at Holme Next The Sea; this eloquent Norfolk House has been renovated to incorporate all the aspects of Foras tiles and flooring complemented by Norfolk Living’s bespoke carpentry to show how beautiful form can also be functional and […]

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Foras Christmas Opening Times 2019

It’s almost time for our Annual Festive Period Shutdown! Our Stow Bridge Office will be closing on Friday 20th December and reopening 6th January. The Burnham Studio and Gardens last day of trading is Saturday 21st December re-opens 2nd of January. The website will still be running over the Christmas period so make sure you […]

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Foras Spring Bank Holiday 2019 Opening Times

Don’t forget that we are closed this Bank Holiday (27th May ’19) at our Stowbridge Showrooms and Gardens, however don’t worry we are open for business at our Burnham Market showroom. Why not go and visit our new showroom in Burnham Market and see what we have done so far to the New Foras Walled […]

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Our Brand New Warehouse!

We have recently completed the construction of our new 5000 square foot warehouse facility. While these days our farm has no live stock, the new building sits on its former duck house and will now house our products that can be dispatched quickly and efficiently to our customers and retailers. Designed in Norfolk, this new […]

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Bringing the outside in

Bringing the outside in this Autumn,  inspiration from Foras HQ Our MD is getting ready and cosy for the change in temperature by surrounding herself with beautiful indoor plants, planted in a selection of our stunning new range of Zinc planters available from 2019 &  our existing range of Slate planters, which have free delivery for a limited period only.    House […]

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The Royal Garden Party Plans are in Full Swing!

If you haven’t already RSVP’d now’s the time, we’re offering the chance to win a £300 gift voucher at the event along with the chance to win a £100 gift voucher just for RSVPing! This year you can expect delights in all forms from delicious food from Sub 120 to live music from Ed & […]

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Create the perfect gift with bespoke engraving

Finding a gift for the person who has everything can be a challenge. That’s why we’ve introduced our bespoke engraving service. Choose from any of our stone products and we’ll work with you to engrave your message and create a present to last a lifetime. All of our stone is sustainably sourced by us from […]

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Happy New Year!

It’s January meaning the days are short, the weather is poor and we’re all wishing for summer after the excitement and celebration of Christmas. We’re looking forward to a great year with our annual garden party, new offices and a new warehouse – we’re busy bees! We also want to continue bringing you the best […]

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Say Hello! to the Foras candle

We’ve been working hard on a new product and we are very excited to present it to you! Our Foras candles are created with the finest ingredients and hand mixed by our artisan partner. We pour and hand blend all Foras candles in small batches in the quintessentially British Wiltshire countryside, ensuring the premium quality […]

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Review your product and receive a thank you gift!

Submit your Foras product review and we’ll send you a FREE gift to say thank you. We love to hear what you think of your Foras product and for a limited time only we are giving away FREE gifts to customers who review their product! Simply click the link below and fill in your details… […]

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Thank You For Joining Us from Claire & John

Just a personal note to say a BIG thank you to everyone who was part of our Foras Garden Party! It was really great to see so many of you here, John, myself and the team really enjoyed meeting so many new faces and reconnecting with our exisiting customers. The weather was kind and not […]

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Save the Date “20-21 May”

The Foras Annual Open Weekend is back by popular demand, an event not to be missed.  Taking place on 20th and 21st May when the Showroom and Gardens in Stowbridge, King’s Lynn are open all weekend. Foras will launch it’s new collection of water features and garden accessories.  Stunning products exclusively designed by Foras.  There’s over 10,000m2 of landscaped gardens displaying tactile, natural […]

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Happy New Year

Thank you for visiting our website over the holiday period.  We have a lot of exciting events and promotions planned for 2017 so watch this space for more information. If you wish to speak to a member of the team at any stage, please contact us via [email protected] or 01366 381069.    

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Customer Service News

PLEASE NOTE:  All orders received after 3pm, 20 December will be delivered wk commencing 9 January.  Our customer services team will be in touch on Wednesday 28 December to agree your preferred delivery date. To view our opening times over the Christmas holidays, please select below; King’s Lynn Showroom and Gardens Burnham Market Design Studio […]

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Enter NOW to win £200!

Keep informed of all the latest news, trends and offers from Foras Walls and Floors including our upcoming Tile and Stone Workshops later this year.  Complete your details here* and we will automatically enter you into our Prize Draw** to win a £200 gift voucher. *We never share your details with third parties, see our […]

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Great Success

Over 300 guests attended our Kings Lynn Stowbridge Gardens to enjoy the sale of garden accessories and be privy to the unveiling of our NEW 2016 collection of hand crafted water features, high quality Fire Pits with stunning presentation, new to the UK market.  Our new Feed – Rest – Nest collection of ‘Bird Feeder/Nesters’ […]

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Warehouse Clearance

UK’s most inspirational Warehouse Clearance Event Up to 70% off garden accessories Friday 20th – Sunday 22nd May 2016 Over 100 beautiful high grade sandstone and slate products Unveiling over 30 NEW water features Discounts Never To Be Repeated  –  Not Available On-line Something available for every style of home and garden Food and Beverage available Up to […]

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Here Come The Birds!

We are very excited to give you a sneak peak at our new range of luxury bird feeders and nesters, available to pre-order soon. Simply email [email protected] for further details and to keep abreast (get it!) of our launch date. The birds have never had it so good!  

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Happy New Year from Foras

The new year brings new innovations and ideas to transform your garden scape.  Tactile features of natural stone water features, sculptures and bird baths will inject that something different.  Whether its under stated elegance you seek, features which invoke conversation or a fresh new look, there is truly something for every home and garden.

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Dates for Christmas Deliveries

Please note, last day of ordering for pre-Christmas delivery is 17th December for courier deliveries and 16th December for pallet deliveries. Don’t want your purchase just yet? Order now and we will hold your items until you require them in the New Year…

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Welcome to our new website

Foras is delighted to announce the arrival of its long-awaited new e-commerce website. We hope you like it! A simple and eye catching browsing experience for our customers and fans.  Beautiful to look at.  Simple to use.  Displaying our stunning designs to their full potential. Browse through a Photo Gallery containing images of all our […]

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