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Visit the legendary home of Robin Hood at Sherwood Forest Country Park which is a 450 acre site within the wider Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve. The visitor centre includes a café, two shops, toilets and a short film show about the history...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Sherwood Forest Country Park Swinecote Road | Sherwood Forest Country Park, NG21 9HN, England
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+44 1623 823202
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having just revisited this visitors centre after some years, I found it quite dilapidated but after reading a posted information board solely by chance it seems it is set for closure as a new centre is being built further along the road, had I not...More

Thank Gary P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sherwood Forest.... we are so blessed to have areas of natural beauty so near to us. This is a great place for a stroll, cycle, amble through the shady paths. Beautiful trees, plenty of room for a quite walk, or stay on the main path...More

Thank Anne G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

had a love day at Sherwood forest one of our many visits we had a good walk to major oak and picnic .we walked to edwinstowe craft village which is very pleasing after our day we called in at the forest table restaurant about 3pm...More

Thank Joy0114
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sherwood Forest is about a 45 minutes drive from Nottingham. If you are a fan or grew up listening to Tales of Robin Hood, this is a nice visit. Can walk around many paths. Read about the history and sit next to the Big Oak....More

Thank RDFe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ancient massive oaks provide a unique atmosphere. The new visitor centre will be an exciting development.

Thank E Paul R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent an hour driving around with a GPS to find the place but once we were there it was a trip back in time. well worth the struggle

Thank Bradmcdo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing!! Beautiful cabin, super clean and everything you need. We were surrounded by trees with squirrels visiting! Definitely going back for another chilled weekend!

Thank hayley012018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Place was nicely shaded in this summer heat lots of picnic areas plus a wooden playground. Small restaurant did great breakfast or a quick snack with fresh sarnies made on request and not expensive.£3 parking was a bonus too. Seeing the 1150 year old oak...More

Thank Scoobydirtbag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped off here enroute from the South of England to Scotland. It's major attraction is The Major Oak. A large oak tree allegedly where Robin Hood hid in. The tree is thought to be 800-1000 years old. It is fenced off and supported by...More

Thank Joanne O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful park. The major oak tree is beautiful and also all the other trees which get you thinking on how old they can be. The walk is pleasant. There is an explanation about robin hood and soucenir shop with good prices. Parking is ample and...More

Thank Alis0n82
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21ukchip
June 17, 2018|
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Response from oshadhi19 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's called Sherwood arrow, they don't run always. Better check times coz we missed @ 11 am bus. Bus directly goes into the forest & they pick you from the forest. No need to worry.
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Lynsey F
May 29, 2018|
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Response from Karen P | Reviewed this property |
As with most places in the UK, dogs are welcome
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berbill064
April 23, 2017|
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Response from Claire D | Reviewed this property |
No cycling signs on the routes to the major oak Have not seen any other cycle routes only bridle.
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