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.
At a glance
Walking and cycling trails
Historic features to explore