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Your comprehensive guide to Sherwood Forest

The best UK Sherwood Forest visitor guide – maps, places to visit, parks, photos, walking, cycling, horse riding, wildlife, history, Robin Hood and the outlaws plus places to stay when you visit.

Sherwood Forest is an excellent holiday destination, rivaling the New Forest with lots to keep visitors interested and entertained, no matter what your age.

Sherwood Forest map

Map of Sherwood Forest

Nottingham Castle, Southwell Minster and Southwell Workhouse, Bolsover CastleLaxton ‘Open Field’ system, Clumber, Thoresby, Rufford and Newstead Parks.  Hardwick Hall and Hodsock Priory are close-by. There is the internationally important Stone Age site at Creswell Crags near Welbeck AbbeySherwood Forest National Nature Reserve is another internationally important site.  Nearby are Vicar Water Country Park, the ruins of Kings John’s Palace plus Sherwood Pines Forest Park one of the country’s top cycling destinations. There is a range of interesting and distinctive villages to walk round. Check out our comprehensive pages on places to go and activities you can do.

Whether it is spring, summer, autumn or winter, make sure you take the time connect with the real Sherwood Forest as  Robin Hood would have done, by walking or riding through it. With a large network of paths and trails for you to explore there is no better way of experiencing Sherwood Forest.

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