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Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve

Edwinstowe
Nottinghamshire
NG21 9HN

Tel: +44 01623 823202

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Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve

 

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.

Awards

  • Regional and MiscellaneousExperience Nottinghamshire Member Experience Nottinghamshire Member 2011
  • Regional and MiscellaneousDisabled Access Disabled Access 2011

What's Nearby

  1. Robin Hood Festival 2015


    Monday 3 - Sunday 9 August 2015
    Sherwood Forest Country Park

    Last year, the Robin Hood...

    0.02 miles away
  2. The Major Oak Woodland Festival 2015


    The Major Oak Woodland Festival - 12th & Sunday 13th September 2015, 11am - 4pm

    Visit Sherwood...

    0.02 miles away
  3. Living History Camp – The Falchions at Sherwood Forest


    Living History Camp – The Falchions at Sherwood Forest, Saturday 29th - Monday 31st August 2015...

    0.07 miles away
  4. Nocturnal Nature at Sherwood Forest


    Nocturnal Nature at Sherwood Forest - Saturday 26 September 2015, 7pm - 9pm

    Join the Sherwood...

    0.07 miles away
  1. Prehistoric Pottery Workshop at Sherwood Forest


    Prehistoric Pottery Workshop at Sherwood Forest - 26th August, 11am -1pm or 2pm-4pm

    The...

    0.07 miles away
  2. Outlaw Obstacle Course - Sherwood Forest Country Park


    Outlaw Obstacle Course - Sherwood Forest Country Park, 27 September, 11am-4pm

    If you want to...

    0.07 miles away
  3. Medieval event at Sherwood Forest


    Medieval event at Sherwood Forest, 23rd August and 27th September 2015

    12noon, 2pm & 3...

    0.07 miles away
  4. Open Studios at Sherwood Forest Arts and Crafts Centre


    Open Studios at Sherwood Forest Arts and Crafts Centre - 23rd - 25th May & 30th - 31st May 2015,...

    0.42 miles away
  5. Earth & Fire International Ceramic Fair 2015


    Earth and Fire International Ceramic Fair - 26th, 27th & 28th June 2015

    Nottinghamshire County...

    2.26 miles away
  6. Archaeological Field School at Rufford Abbey


    6th - 10th July 2015, 9.30am - 4pm

    There will be a chance to learn about professional...

    2.26 miles away
  7. Field School at King John's Palace


    10th - 14th & 17th - 21st August 2015

    This is not an ordinary field school - this is a...

    2.33 miles away
  8. Open Studios at Thoresby Park


    Sunday 31st May 2015

    Sherwood Forest Wood Firing Society - firing of anagama wood-burning kiln,...

    2.34 miles away
  9. Open Studios at Thoresby Park


    Saturday 23rd - Monday 25th May 2015

    See book artist Michelle Holland demonstrating bookbinding...

    2.34 miles away
  10. Call to Arms - The Queen’s Royal Lancers & Nottinghamshire Yeomanry Museum


    Call to Arms - The Queen’s Royal Lancers & Nottinghamshire Yeomanry Museum: 12th August 2014 -...

    2.34 miles away
  11. It's a Knockout Weekend


    20th - 21st June 2015

    You're invited to the It's a Knockout Weekend, in support of the Newark...

    2.96 miles away
  12. Have a go Tennis at Sherwood Pines!


    Mansfield Tennis Club will be delivering fun, informal tennis coaching for families to take part...

    2.98 miles away
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