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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

    The popular Robin Hood Festival...

    0.02 miles away
  2. Craft Activity Days


    15th April 2015

    Drop into the Sherwood Forest Arts & Craft Centre and have a go at lots of...

    0.07 miles away
  3. Dogs of War Medieval Re-enactment at Sherwood Forest


    Dogs of War Medieval Re-enactment at Sherwood Forest - 4th, 5th and 6th April 2015

    Dogs of War...

    0.07 miles away
  4. Willow Weaving Workshop


    Saturday 11th April 2015 from 10:30am - 12:30pm

    Head to Sherwood Forest National Nature...

    0.07 miles away
  1. Easter Egg Trail


    Monday 6th April 2015

    Explore the quiz trail, follow the clues, solve the puzzles and win a...

    2.26 miles away
  2. Easter Egg Hunt


    Daily until Sunday 19th April 2015

    Pick up a trail leaflet and hunt for the Easter Eggs hidden...

    2.26 miles away
  3. Easter Trail


    Daily until Sunday 19th April 2015

    Follow the self guided trail around the visitor centre and...

    2.26 miles away
  4. Earth & Fire International Ceramic Fair 2015


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

    Nottinghamshire County...

    2.26 miles away
  5. 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
  6. The Longhorn 10k, Half Marathon and Marathon


    The Longhorn 10k, Half Marathon and Marathon - 19th April 2015

    Registration is now open for The...

    2.34 miles away
  7. Shelter Building


    Tuesday 16th April 2015

    Can you build a shelter out of just forest materials? Bring a picnic...

    2.98 miles away
  8. Tom Odell at Forest Live - Sherwood Pines


    Tom Odell at Forest Live Sherwood Pines, 26th June 2015

    Tom Odell will be performing at...

    2.98 miles away
  9. The Vamps at Forest Live


    Saturday 27th June 2015

    Forest Live is really pleased to announce indie pop band The Vamps will...

    2.98 miles away
  10. Paloma Faith at Forest Live


    Paloma Faith at Forest Live - 28th June 2015

    Following her sold out forest tour in 2013 the...

    2.98 miles away
  11. Wild Food Foray


    Back by popular demand. Join expert, Patrick Harding, for illustrated talks and forest forays to...

    2.98 miles away
  12. Star Gazing


    An evening exploring the night sky using telescopes and star maps. After an introductory...

    2.98 miles away
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