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Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve

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 2016

    Monday 01 - Sunday 07 August 2016
    Sherwood Forest Country Park

    Last year, the Robin Hood Festival...

    0.02 miles away
  2. The Major Oak Woodland Festival 2015

    Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 September 2015 from 11am - 4pm

    Join Nottinghamshire County Council and...

    0.02 miles away
  3. Robin Hood's Spring Celebration

    Monday 25th May 2015

    Lots of fun for all the family with medieval tales, juggling & drumming...

    0.02 miles away
  4. Sparkling Sherwood

    Friday 11- Sunday 13 December 2015

    Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve

    See Sherwood’s ancient...

    0.07 miles away
  1. Sherwood Halloween Walk

    31st October 2015

    A spooky walk through Sherwood Forest.

    Venture into the dark forest for a...

    0.07 miles away
  2. Tree Dressing Day

    Sunday 29th November 2015
    Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve
    11.30am - 1pm

    Join the ancient...

    0.07 miles away
  3. Make a Willow Angel

    Saturday 21st November 2015, 10.30am to 12.30pm
    Sherwood Forest Country Park

    Join us for a willow...

    0.07 miles away
  4. Spooky Halloween Trail

    24th October - 1st November 2015

    Follow this self-guided trail around the spooky glades of this...

    0.07 miles away
  5. Sherwood Through the Ages 2015

    Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 October 2015 from 11am - 4.30pm

    The popular annual family weekend event is...

    0.07 miles away
  6. Walk With Hawkes

    12th August 2015, 2.30pm - 4pm

    Sherwood Forest Country Park, Edwinstowe

    Walk With The Hawkes...

    0.07 miles away
  7. Medieval event at Sherwood Forest

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

    12noon, 2pm & 3...

    0.07 miles away
  8. Glow Worm Walk

    Glow Worm Walking Tour Saturday 27th June 2015

    An opportunity to see the intense glow of the...

    0.07 miles away
  9. Medieval Forest Life Weekend

    Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 August 2015

    11am – 4pm

    Sherwood Forest Country Park



    0.07 miles away
  10. 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
  11. Nocturnal Nature at Sherwood Forest

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

    Join the Sherwood...

    0.07 miles away
  12. Prehistoric Pottery Workshop at Sherwood Forest

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


    0.07 miles away
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