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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 2016

    Monday 1 - Sunday 7 August 2016

    Sherwood Forest Country Park

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    0.02 miles away
  2. Sherwood Through the Ages 2016

    Sherwood Forest has had a long history as a working woodland. Come along this bank holiday and meet...

    0.07 miles away
  3. Open Studios at Sherwood Forest Arts and Crafts Centre

    Open Studios at Sherwood Forest Arts and Crafts Centre - 28th- 30th May, 10am - 5pm

    The Arts...

    0.42 miles away
  4. Flashback Festival

    Friday 19 & Saturday 20 August 2016

    If you're a child of the 1970s or '80s then make sure you...

    2.2 miles away
  1. Fragments in Time

    18th January - 31st December 2016

    ‘Fragments in Time’ will feature old photographs, salvaged...

    2.26 miles away
  2. Earth & Fire International Ceramic Fair 2016

    Earth and Fire International Ceramic Fair - 24th - 26th June 2016

    Nottinghamshire County...

    2.26 miles away
  3. Sherwood Forest Archaeological Training Field School August 2016

    Monday 1 - Friday 5 August 2016 and Monday 29 August Friday 2 September 2016

    Mercian...

    2.33 miles away
  4. 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
  5. Wellow Maypole Celebrations 2016

    Monday 30 May 2016 from midday

    Wellow Maypole Celebrations take place annually on the village...

    2.91 miles away
  6. Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott at Forest Live

    Friday 24 June 2016

    Tickets £32.50 (plus £3.75 booking fee) from the Forestry Commission box...

    2.98 miles away
  7. Jake Bugg at Forest Live

    Thursday 23 June 2016

    Jake Bugg has announced a home county gig as part of Forest Live at...

    2.98 miles away
  8. Guy Garvey at Forest Live

    Saturday 25 June: Sherwood Pines, Edwinstowe, near Mansfield, Nottinghamshire.

    Tickets £36...

    2.98 miles away
  9. Forest Live 2016 at Sherwood Pines

    There are some great acts lined up to perform at Sherwood Pines in 2016:

    Thursday 23 June -...

    2.98 miles away
  10. Wild Food Foray

    Back by popular demand. Join expert, Patrick Harding, for illustrated talks and forest forays to...

    2.98 miles away
  11. Bushcraft for Families

    Join the rangers for a day of bushcraft activities. Learn shelter building and fire lighting...

    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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