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Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve

Edwinstowe
Nottinghamshire
NG21 9HN

Tel: +44 01623 823202

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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. Tree Dressing Day


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

    0.07 miles away
  3. 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
  4. Sparkling Sherwood


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

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

    0.07 miles away
  1. Midwinter Lantern Walk


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


    Wrap up...

    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. Sherwood Halloween Walk


    Friday 31 October 2014, from 7:30pm
    Sherwood Forest

    Are you brave enough to join one of...

    0.07 miles away
  4. An Evening of Medieval Dining


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

    0.07 miles away
  5. Spooky Trail at Sherwood Forest Country Park


    Saturday 25 October - Sunday 2 November 2014
    Sherwood Forest

    11am - 3pm

    Follow this...

    0.07 miles away
  6. Christmas Clowning


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

    FREE - £3 car parking...

    0.07 miles away
  7. Christmas Eve Walk


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

     

     Escape the...

    0.32 miles away
  8. Robin Hood’s Village Dig Phase 2


    26 - 31 October 2014
    Edwinstowe

    FREE

    Volenteer to take part in a test pitting project to...

    0.54 miles away
  9. Spooky Halloween Trail at Rufford Abbey Country Park


    Saturday 25 October - Sunday 2 November 2014
    Rufford Abbey

    10.30am - 4.30pm

    Buy a trail...

    2.16 miles away
  10. 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
  11. The Big Draw


    25th October - 2nd November 2014, 10.30am - 4pm

    It’s Big Draw Time!

    The 2014 Big Draw runs...

    2.21 miles away
  12. 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
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