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FREE admission, car park is £1 for the first hour or £4 for the day
Sherwood Pines is the largest forest open to the public in the East Midlands with over 3,300 acres to discover. It’s a centre for a wide variety of outdoor activities from a relaxed stroll to Go Ape Tree Top Adventure and much, much more.
The cycling offer is particularly popular here as Sherwood Pines is a regional centre of excellence with a way marked Family Trail, Adventure Trail and the more demanding Kitchener’s Trail. Sustrans Route 6 also goes through the forest and from here you can pick up the cycle network to the broader region, including Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve and Clumber Park.
Facilities at Sherwood Pines Visitor Centre include cafe, cycle hire, children's adventure play trail and toilets. A short way marked woodland walk takes you to Robin Hood’s Hideout, recently declared a top ten English natural play spot. The sand play village aimed at young children and the raised walk way by the visitor centre are popular places too.
Events take place throughout the year and The Forestry Commission regularly host concerts and previous performers have included Paul Wellar, Keane, Pulp, Jools Holland, Erasure, Simple Minds and Status Quo among others.
Sherwood Pines is open daily from 8am to dusk, admission is free although there is a car parking charge of £1 for the fisrt hour or £4 for the full day.
You can see below filming done by besq Ltd of cycling at at Sherwood Pines, for quicker streaming results please ensure you turn off the HD view.
- Regional and Miscellaneous Experience Nottinghamshire Member 2011
- Regional and Miscellaneous Disabled Access 2011
Saturday 29 November – Sunday 21 December 2014 (weekends only) from 11am - 4pm
The forerunner...0.06 miles away
October 2014 – February 2015
Sherwood Pines Forest Park
To help celebrate the 15th anniversary...0.06 miles away
Sunday 30th November 2014, 11am
Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve
The Sheriff of...0.06 miles away
An evening exploring the night sky using telescopes and star maps. After an introductory...0.06 miles away
Meet Santa at the Sherwood Forest Railway - 6th - 21st December 2014 (various times)
Santa...1.49 miles away
Edwinstowe Christmas Lights Switch On: 27th November 2014, 4.30pm - 7.30pm
There will be...2.53 miles away
15 November – 24 December 2014, 10:30am - 4:30pm
Rufford Abbey Country Park
Santa and his...2.56 miles away
15 November - 21 December 2014 (weekends only) plus Monday 22 & Tuesday 23 December 2014 from...2.56 miles away
Saturday 29th November - Sunday 4th January 2014, 11am - 3pm
Enjoy some of the forest's...2.61 miles away
Christmas at Rufford Abbey Country Park 2014
Christmas Lunch - Savile Restaurant
Saturday 29...2.61 miles away
24 December 2014, 11am - 12:30pm
Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve
Escape the...2.64 miles away
Monday 3 - Sunday 9 August 2015
Sherwood Forest Country Park
The popular Robin Hood Festival...2.92 miles away
Friday 26 December 2014 from 11.30am - 1pm
If you think you may have overdone the excesses of...2.93 miles away
Sunday 7 December 2014
11.30am - 1pm and 2pm - 4pm
Sherwood Forest National Nature...2.93 miles away
Sunday 14 December
4.30pm - 5.30pm
Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre
£4 per person
Wrap up...2.93 miles away
Friday 5 and Saturday 6 December, 6pm, 7pm, 8pm (timed tickets)
Sunday 7 December, 5pm, 6pm,...2.93 miles away