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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

Oh no, what have they done? I was so sad and utterly disappointed with the recent changes at Sherwood, I could have cried. I have visited there since I was little and have taken my children many times to see the Major Oak and immerse...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Kiara_Jane23
Reviewed 1 week ago

The latest developments have so spoilt the experience of visiting the forest. The cafe is half the size of the old one with a much-reduced menu. They clearly are expecting less visitors and the new arrangements have certainly put us off - starting with the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bupeht
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit to the forest proper at the weekend, having been to Budby South common, a nearby heath managed by the RSPB, a few years ago to see a great grey shrike and some parrot crossbills. The new visitor centre looks fantastic, and it is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How many poor reviews does it take before someone at senior management level realises that there are issues need to be addressed? First the positives. Very attractive building. Very attentive and hard working staff. But that's about it. What do you get for your £4...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank helpman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful location Good food if a little pricey Spacious dinning area and good attentive staff served by Fay Always busy sometimes queuing for a table Unfortunately the centre is getting busier as the build more accommodation without more restaurants car parking at the main entrance...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank brianbaconheanor2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been a regular visitor to Sherwood Forest for the last 3 years. It was a magical place for children to visit with everything centered around Robin Hood. Now it is just a forest, with no reference to Robin Hood. The R S P B...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gill C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here last week. Have to say I was let down by the experience. It is NOT a forest, despite being called that. This is more of a local park than a forest. It's basically a cluster of sparse trees with the mighty oak in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank RougeFox
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The adventures of Robin Hood was one of my childhood's favourite book and then there were movies and TV series, so when I finally organized a trip to Sherwood Forest for myself and for my kids everything was well prepared "theoretically" and the expectations were...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank CoventryCrusader
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Visited Sherwood Forest for the first time in a couple of years. Surprised by the fact that the original car park had been re-located to the opposite side of the main road some 200 yards further into edwinstowe village. Quite a trek away from the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Eddie B
Reviewed 4 November 2018

My son is so upset,no longer can we go for the best Sunday lunch ever.we have been going for years ,loved going for lunch and then a ramble around the forest.what a travesty ,why?

Date of experience: September 2018
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21ukchip
17 June 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
29 May 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
23 April 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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