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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.
Monkey around for peanuts this October. See Sunday in an adventurous light.
Sunday 9th, 16th,...1.15 miles away
Saturday 22 - Sunday 30 October 2016 from 10.30am - 3.30pm
This is a self-guided trail; follow...2.58 miles away
Thursday 27 October 2016 from 7.45pm - 10.30pm
With Halloween on the horizon come and join the...2.61 miles away
18th January - 31st December 2016
‘Fragments in Time’ will feature old photographs, salvaged...2.61 miles away
Saturday 22 - Sunday 30 October 2016
Wow, what a week we have on the farm for this year’s...4.2 miles away
Sunday 13th November, 7pm
Flying into the UK November 2016 is WWE LEGEND The Honky Tonk...4.31 miles away
20th November 2016
Mansfield Market Place
The Christmas countdown starts with a bang...4.42 miles away
An Evening with Sugar Ray Leonard
2nd December 2016, from 6.15pm
On Friday the 2nd...4.62 miles away
Christmas Memorabilia Auction!
30th October 2016, 10am - 2pm
HS Presents will be hosting...5.05 miles away
Wedding Fair at The Pumping House
Sunday 6th November, 11am - 3pm
The perfect...5.24 miles away
Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th November 2016, 10am - 4pm
Come along to Thoresby Courtyards...5.27 miles away
Thoresby Riding Hall
Friday 2nd December, 7.30pm, Saturday 3rd December, 2pm, Saturday 3rd...5.27 miles away
Sunday 23rd October 2016, 10.30am
Thoresby Lawns & Woods
SBR Events will be holding their...5.27 miles away
Call to Arms - The Queen’s Royal Lancers & Nottinghamshire Yeomanry Museum: 12th August 2014 -...5.27 miles away
Love fireworks? Love music? Then you won’t want to miss our ‘Around the World’-themed fireworks &...6.84 miles away
Enjoy a fascinating day out at Britain's finest Victorian water works by visiting on one of their...7.19 miles away