Local Tourist Attractions
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
REE admission, and the normal charge for the car park is £3.
Rufford Abbey Country Park is the estate and grounds of a former 12 century Cistercian Monastery and country house. One of the main country parks that make up the broader Sherwood Forest area, the attraction is popular with visitors throughout the year.
Most people who visit Rufford Abbey take the gentle walk around the lake which lasts around 20 minutes or head to the gardens and the children’s play area.
Top tip: Visit the hideout of the county's most famous outlaw, Robin Hood.
Entrance to Sherwood Forest is FREE, the normal price for the car park is £3.
Sherwood Forest, a 450-acre country park, is home to the well-loved veteran oak tree, the Major Oak which is known throughout the world for its connection to Nottinghamshire’s legendary hero Robin Hood.
Sherwood Forest is located near the village of Edwinstowe, in north Nottinghamshire
FREE admission and FREE car park. Full disabled access. Closed between Christmas and New Year.
Open 10.30 - 17.00 daily.
Stylish shopping and Inspiring Arts and Crafts: Changing Art Exhibitions. Working Craftspeople side-by-side with elegant retail outlets in a stunning Grade 1 listed Victorian setting.
Thoresby Gallery was originally established in 1992 as a space in which to show the Pierrepont Collection.
Set in the heart of Sherwood Forest, Rufford Park Golf and Country Club, is a unique venue with an 18 hole golf course, conference and meeting facilities, and is one of the best wedding venues in Nottinghamshire.
Go Ape and live life adventurously at Sherwood Pines, Nottingham.
Go Ape Tree Top Adventure
Take on a tree top adventure (including Tarzan swings and epic zip wires) and get back in touch with your inner ape.
Find out more, watch the video and book at www.goape.co.uk/days-out/sherwood
Go Ape Forest Segway
Go Ape have taken the brilliant Segway and turned it into a Go Ape Adventure. Join them for a guided forest Safari.
FREE admission, car park is £1 per 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.
Set in 150 acres of Sherwood Forest the Adrenalin Jungle is hard to beat, we caters for all event types, whether its a fun day with friends, stag and hen do or a corporate day out we have the activities and facilities to ensure your event is a resounding success.
We deliver the majority of our events at our main site just 12 miles north of Nottingham city centre (aprox 25 minutes by car), with plenty of on site parking and access directly of the A614
St Mary's Church is a beautiful and ancient place of worship in the heart of Sherwood Forest. It is visited by hundreds of tourists annually, who come to see the church where, according to legend, Robin Hood and Maid Marian were married!
The building dates from around 1175, and is still used daily as a place of prayer and worship.
Edwinstowe is a busy village of around 5000 people, with many community organisations and village events. It has a strong mining history.
The normal car park charge is £3.
Sherwood Forest Art and Craft Centre lies in the heart of ancient Sherwood Forest in the beautifully converted coach house and stables of the former Edwinstowe Hall. The centre houses a variety of artists and crafts people.
The best of British crafts are here, including paintings and prints, textiles, blown glass, fossils and gemstones, card-making supplies, coppersmith, wildlife photography, candles, woodturning, ceramics and jewellery.
A National Trust property, Clumber Park is open daily all year. This wide expanse of parkland, farmland and woods covers over 3800 acres (1500 hectares) was once the seat of the Dukes of Newcastle. There are over 120 different types of tree at this wonderful National Trust property, offering year-round colour and including the memorable avenue of limes, 2 miles (3km) long, which forms the main approach.
Although the mansion was demolished in 1938.
Fresh milk and double cream, straight from the neighbouring dairy, is pasteurised, cooled and refrigerated with other good ingredients such as unrefined cane sugar to produce the basic ice cream mixture. It is then left for several hours...