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“major oak”(204 reviews)
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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
Sherwood Forest Country Park Swinecote Road | Sherwood Forest Country Park, NG21 9HN, England
+44 1623 823202
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited the new Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre just a few days after it had opened.The highlight of the day was probably the walk to the Major Oak, although the distance of approximately one mile was further than expected. The visitor centre was little more...More

Thank Clive M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sports Family Groups Nature Friends Nature Restaurant Children Activities Education Center Music Wild Animals

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We was there on a beautiful sunny September morning sun light through the trees was fantastic, the visitor centre is really just another place to pick up the odd nicknack, and the occasional statue of Robin Hood didn't really enhance the experience,a nice walk in...More

Thank Dennis L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 15A bus from Nottingham stops right outside. The staff were very friendly, but could not answer some of my basic questions - and not always right when they did, which is surprising as many had worked at the old visitor centre. The cafe had...More

1  Thank John W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited new Centre today with a disabled friend. Cost £4 parking. We wanted to buy items from gift shop and have afternoon tea(2.30). Purchased items. Went into cafe. Queued, no scones and no tea available. We were there for 30 minutes so it was expensive...More

1  Thank 485faraway33
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here in May 2018 where we was on our first 'doggy' holiday with our new Beagle puppy. We had a lovely walk around the park. Only thing I would say is that we could have done with a map (I don't know if...More

Thank PhilippaCC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to this area many time with my children and grandchildren, however it was the first time I had been since the new visitors centre had been built. I thought the building took the magic of the forest totally away, as a shop...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here in August 2018. The visitor Centre was under re-furb so could not go in. But the park is wonderful. There are marked walks you can follow through the Forest. We found it outstanding with information posts dotted around the area telling you...More

Thank lankman
Reviewed 13 September 2018

A visit to the forest and great oak is always worth it. During the Robin Hood festival it was exceptional. The Grand kids and us all enjoyed the displays and activities. The shows were fun. Car parking was £5 but there was nothing left to...More

Thank X2188POpaulm
Reviewed 12 September 2018

This is truly a magical place with miles of footpaths to enjoy and explore through magnificent ancient woodlands and open scrub land left wild and exciting. It's hard to really describe due to its unique space I n the world, visit in Sept,beer and eat...More

Thank Paul F
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18 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.
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
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.