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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. Boxing Day Revival Walk


    Friday 26 December 2014 from 11.30am - 1pm

    If you think you may have overdone the excesses of...

    0.07 miles away
  3. Tree Dressing Day


    Sunday 7 December 2014
    11.30am - 1pm and 2pm - 4pm
    Sherwood Forest National Nature...

    0.07 miles away
  4. Midwinter Lantern Walk


    Sunday 14 December
    4.30pm - 5.30pm
    Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre
    £4 per person


    Wrap up...

    0.07 miles away
  1. Sparkling Sherwood


    Friday 5 and Saturday 6 December, 6pm, 7pm, 8pm (timed tickets)

    Sunday 7 December, 5pm, 6pm,...

    0.07 miles away
  2. Steel Pantastic


    20 December 2014
    2pm - 4pm
    Rufford Abbey Country Park
    £3 car parking

    Come and enjoy the...

    0.07 miles away
  3. An Evening of Medieval Dining


    Saturday 6 December & Saturday 13 December 2014
    Forest Table Restaurant, Sherwood Forest Visitor...

    0.07 miles away
  4. Christmas Clowning


    14 December 2014, 11:30am
    Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve

    FREE - £3 car parking...

    0.07 miles away
  5. Christmas Eve Walk


    24 December 2014, 11am - 12:30pm
    Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve

     

     Escape the...

    0.32 miles away
  6. Edwinstowe Christmas Lights Switch On 2014


    Edwinstowe Christmas Lights Switch On:  27th November 2014, 4.30pm - 7.30pm

    There will be...

    0.41 miles away
  7. Newark Christmas Lights Switch On 2014


    Sunday 30 November 2014 from 11am – 5.30pm

    Head on over to Newark Market Place to see the...

    1.75 miles away
  8. Santa’s Christmas Trail at Rufford Abbey Country Park


    15 November – 24 December 2014, 10:30am - 4:30pm
    Rufford Abbey Country Park

    Santa and his...

    2.21 miles away
  9. Santa’s Grotto at Rufford Abbey Country Park


    15 November - 21 December 2014 (weekends only) plus Monday 22 & Tuesday 23 December 2014 from...

    2.21 miles away
  10. Yuletide Treasure Trail


    Saturday 29th November - Sunday 4th January 2014, 11am - 3pm

    Enjoy some of the forest's...

    2.26 miles away
  11. Christmas at Rufford Abbey Country Park 2014


    Christmas at Rufford Abbey Country Park 2014

    Christmas Lunch - Savile Restaurant
    Saturday 29...

    2.26 miles away
  12. Winter Gift Market


    8, 9, 22 & 23 November 2014, 10am - 5pm
    Rufford Abbey Country Park

    This Winter Gift Market...

    2.26 miles away
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