Birklands Sherwood Forest
Dating back to 1251, Birklands is part of the famous Sherwood Forest
With an extensive path network, varied history and special wildlife to discover, Birklands, near Edwinstowe, is a fantastic place to explore.
Wildlife to spot
Nightjars, glow worms and thousands of other species rely on the unique habitat of Birklands, so bring your binoculars and a sharp eye - who knows what you’ll see!
Birklands, a Viking word meaning 'birch land', was property of the crown for nearly 600 years. It was used as a source of timber, grazing land and as an exclusive hunting ground for successive Kings and Queens of England.