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Admission is FREE, and the normal charge for the car park is £3.
Legendary home of Robin Hood and an awe inspiring nature reserve of ancient oak trees
Once part of a royal hunting forest, Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve covers 450 acres and incorporates some truly ancient areas of native woodland where slender birch trees grow alongside more than one thousand veteran oaks, most of which are over 500 years old.
The largest and most famous of these is the Major Oak - linked throughout the world to Sherwoods legendary hero Robin Hood.
At the entrance to the country park is Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre with an exhibition on Robyn Hodes Sherwode, two shops and the Forest Table Restaurant. A Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and Nottinghamshires first National Nature Reserve (NNR), the forest is also home to a wide variety of flora and fauna that live on the dead wood and among the fallen leaves.
Truly a site of contrasts, Sherwood has something for everyone.
- Regional and Miscellaneous Experience Nottinghamshire Member 2011
- Regional and Miscellaneous Disabled Access 2011
- View the official winter opening times for Sherwood Forest (2013).
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View the official winter opening times for Sherwood Forest (2013).
Saturday 23 November - Sunday 23 December 2013
The forerunner to Father Christmas, and the...0.07 miles away
Sunday 15 December 2013
4.30pm - 5.30pm
Wrap up warm and bring a lantern or torch to light...0.07 miles away
Boxing Day Thursday 26 December 2013
11.30am - 1pm
If you think you may have overdone the...0.07 miles away
Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre - FREE
22 December 2013
Time: 12pm – 2pm
The visitor centre...0.07 miles away
Tuesday 24 December 2013
11am - 12.30pm
Escape the last minute Christmas rush and enjoy a...0.32 miles away
Robot Dance Band Organ, Rufford Abbey Country Park - FREE
14 – 15 December 2013
Time: 10:30am –...2.04 miles away
Friday 6 - Sunday 8, Friday 13 - Sunday 15 and Friday 20 - Sunday 22 December 2013
Enter a...2.16 miles away
Rufford Country Park
23 November – 5 January 2014
Make your way from the Abbey to the...2.21 miles away
30 November - 24 December
Santa has taken time out from his busy schedule at the North Pole to...2.26 miles away
Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 June 2014
A living history event, covering many aspects of both...2.26 miles away
Tuesday 7 October - Sunday 16 November 2014
Open Tuesday - Sunday from 10.30am - 4...2.26 miles away
The Dukeries Singers – We Wish You a Merry Christmas, Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre - FREE
15...2.34 miles away
Every Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday from 10th March until 27th October 2013
The market will...2.53 miles away
Thursday 8 May 2014 at 7.30pm
During the First World War around 19,000 mailbags crossed the...2.56 miles away
Every weekend in December 2013, and everyday through January 2014.
Join Stick...2.98 miles away
23 November 2013 - 5 January 2014
Enjoy some of the forest’s midwinter magic on this...2.98 miles away