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Robin Hood

Everyone has heard of Robin Hood, Nottinghamshire's most famous son and the world's favourite folk hero. His adventures have been retold down the generations, from medieval ballads to Hollywood blockbusters.
Forever associated with Nottingham and Sherwood Forest, there is no better place to learn more about the man and legend.

Your Robin Hood checklist...

  • Explore landmarks associated with Robin Hood using the Sherwood Forest Adventurer's Map. Jurys Inn, working in partnership with Sherwood Forest Trust, have created a new map which offers a tourist trail to visitors to Robin Hood country. Not only does it feature the landmarks associated with Robin Hood, but other nearby attractions like Newstead Abbey, Creswell Crags and Maypole village of Wellow.

  • Make sure you go on a Robin Hood Town Tour with Robin Hood himself! Join the extremely knowledgeable Ezekial Bone on an adventure of the city and discover how simple ballads over 700 years old grew into one of the greatest stories ever told.

  • Visit our Tourism Information Centre on Smithy Row in Nottingham and ask about all the Robin Hood attractions in the area.

  • Venture out into the county and explore Sherwood Forest, and see beautiful woodland, including Robin's world-famous hideaway, the Major Oak. Take a walk around the picturesque forest or go on an adrenalin-fuelled adventure at Sherwood Pines which boasts miles of off-road cycling and walking trails along with the Go Ape! treetop challenge.

  • Stop and have your photograph taken with the Robin Hood statue outside Nottingham Castle. Each year crowds of people strike a pose next to our iconic statue - and many people check in and post their pictures onto social networking sites such as Facebook, Foursquare and Twitter. If you visit Sherwood Forest make sure you go to St Mary's Church in Edwinstowe which is where Robin Hood and Maid Marian supposedly got married.

  • Exploring Robin Hood country can leave you feeling a little peckish so make sure you drop in to Annie's Burger Shack in Nottingham. The restaurant serves a mouth-watering range of American style burgers including a Sherwood burger. 

    • Robin Hood Trail

      Robin Hood Trail

      Take the Robin Hood Audio Trail and discover the truth behind the legend at points of interest in Nottingham and Sherwood Forest.

    • Adventurer's Map

      Adventurer's Map

      The Sherwood Forest Adventurer's Map is a new map which offers a tourist trail to visitors to Robin Hood country.

    • Sherwood Forest

      Sherwood Forest

      Forever associated as Robin Hood's home, find out all about the country parks and forests that make up this beautiful landscape.

    • Robin Hood Legend

      Robin Hood Legend

      Learn all about the truth behind the legend of Robin Hood from the six original tales that have been told through the centuries.

    • Robin Hood Attractions

      Robin Hood Attractions

      Search through our list of Robin Hood attractions and experience archery in Sherwood Forest and much, much more.

    • Itinerary Ideas

      Itinerary Ideas

      If you're interested in putting together the perfect Robin Hood experience but not sure how, our itineraries section will help you.



Special offers

  1. Food and Drink

    Food and Drink

    We have a host of special offers at restaurants, bars and cafes throughout Nottinghamshire to make your money go further during your visit.

    From: Friday, 1st January 2016

    To: Saturday, 31st December 2016

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