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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.
 

Click here to see the access statement

Free loan of wheelchairs is available. An electric mobility scooter is available for loan at £1.50 per hour. Please book in advance on tel: 01623 823202 choosing option 1 (Visitor information). Information provided June 2015.

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. Medieval Forest Life Weekend


    Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 August 2015

    11am – 4pm

    Sherwood Forest Country Park

    FREE

    Step...

    0.07 miles away
  4. 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
  1. Nocturnal Nature at Sherwood Forest


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

    Join the Sherwood...

    0.07 miles away
  2. Prehistoric Pottery Workshop at Sherwood Forest


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

    The...

    0.07 miles away
  3. 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
  4. Medieval event at Sherwood Forest


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

    12noon, 2pm & 3...

    0.07 miles away
  5. On The Home Front, 1939 - 45


    Saturday 26th – Sunday 27th September 2015
    11am – 4.30pm
    Rufford Abbey Country Park
    FREE entry...

    2.26 miles away
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. British Military Fitness at Sherwood Pines


    Saturday 1st & 8th August 2015

    British Military are hosting sessions in partnership with the...

    2.98 miles away
  9. foxcycletots Course at Sherwood Pines


    Throughout Weekends in August 2015, 9.30am

    Join Foxy and his friends on a fun journey to...

    2.98 miles away
  10. Premier Sport Activity Courses For Kids at Sherwood Pines


    Throughout July & August 2015

    Everyone is invited to join the fun at Premier Sport...

    2.98 miles away
  11. Star Gazing


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

    2.98 miles away
  12. Overnight Bushcraft for Familes


    Could you survive a night in the woods? Join the rangers at Sherwood Pines to find out. Build you...

    2.98 miles away
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