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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. Christmas Eve Walk


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

     

     Escape the...

    0.32 miles away
  4. 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
  1. 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
  2. Yuletide Treasure Trail


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

    Enjoy some of the forest's...

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


    Christmas at Rufford Abbey Country Park 2014

    Christmas Lunch - Savile Restaurant
    Saturday 29...

    2.26 miles away
  4. 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
  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. Thoresby Wedding Fair


    Sunday 5th October 2014 and 22nd March 2015
    Times:  11am to 4pm (both days)

    Admission: Free of...

    2.34 miles away
  7. 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
  8. Gruffalo Activity Trail


    October 2014 – February 2015
    Sherwood Pines Forest Park

    To help celebrate the 15th anniversary...

    2.98 miles away
  9. Murder Mystery Evening - Murder at Bagger Hall


    It's 1929 and Sir Henry Bagger has invited you all to his birthday party up at the Hall and then...

    4.5 miles away
  10. Lambing Time


    Saturday 25 – Sunday 26 April  2015, 11am - 4pm
    Clumber Park

    Come and see Clumber Park's new...

    4.5 miles away
  11. Teddy Bears Picnic


    Saturday 30 May 2015, 11am – 2pm
    Clumber Park

    If you go down to the woods today you’re sure to...

    4.5 miles away
  12. Clumber Park Duathlon 2015


    Saturday 21 March 2015
    Clumber Park

    The Clumber Park Duathlon offers the chance to shake off...

    4.5 miles away
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