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Have an adventurous day out in the great outdoors, at any time of the year

Come and explore one of the Midland’s most well-known forests! With activity trails, play areas, bike hire, wild running and mountain biking trails, Sherwood Pines will set the scene for a great day out for all.

Get back to basics on one of our bushcraft experiences or soar through the trees on Go Ape’s famous zip wires. If you are feeling a bit peckish after adventuring around the forest, drop in to the Sherwood Pines Café for a range of locally sourced snacks.

Top off your trip with an overnight stay! Forest Holidays have a selection of stunning cabins located in the heart of the forest, perfect if you are looking to escape the everyday. Camping in the Forest also provide the perfect spot to pitch your tent and stay in the great outdoors.

What's on

Forest event
21 June 2024

About Nile Rodgers & CHIC

Nile Rodgers is a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee and a multiple Grammy Award winning songwriter, composer, producer...

Forest event
22 June 2024

About Anne-Marie

Anne-Marie entered the music scene in 2015; her first solo album, ‘Speak Your Mind’ was the UK’s biggest-selling debut of 2018 and spawned the international...

Forest event
23 June 2024

About Sting

Composer, singer-songwriter, actor, author, and activist Sting was born in Newcastle, England before moving to London in 1977 to form The Police with Stewart Copeland...

Forest event
Monday 5 August & Monday 12 August
10am to 3pm
Bushcraft Camp

A day of adventure in the woods with your family.

Join the rangers for a fun-filled day of bushcraft activities. The day starts with a short hike through the woods to a secluded...

Food and drink

tea and coffee enjoyed at a forest cafe

Sherwood Pines cafe

Relax with a coffee or try one of the legendary sausage rolls, made with locally sourced ingredients.

Whether you've just bought your first bike, honing your skills on the Skills Loop or looking for a two-wheeled family adventure, Sherwood Pines offers all you need for a traffic...

Like golf, players navigate the 9 hole course, throwing frisbee style discs at fixed targets around our tree line field. Aim of the game, the player with the lowest number of total...

If you venture into the deep dark wood, you may bump in to the Gruffalo characters from Julia Donaldson's classic story. 

Not only is the Gruffalo here at Sherwood Pines but we...

We've got three great walking trails to help you and all the family discover Sherwood Pines including the Ranger's trail which explores the outer areas and some of the historic...

Nearby forests

Ancient Oak Tree

With an extensive path network, varied history and special wildlife to discover, Birklands, near Edwinstowe, is a fantastic place to explore. You can access Birklands via the Sherw...

Leaves turning orange at the start of autumn

Located near the villages of Blidworth and Rainworth, Boundary Wood is a young woodland with newly planted broad-leaved areas as well as conifers that tower above a beautiful wild...

Field of purple orchids in the sun

Enjoy the mixture of woodland, wetland and grassland at Oxclose Wood. Banks of orchids, the song of the skylark and the hovering kestrel are all here for you to discover.


Views from Ollerton Pit Woods, Nottinghamshire

Once a former colliery site, Ollerton Pit Wood now boasts a wild strawberry walk, nesting water birds and a whole host of thriving wildlife and different plant species. Enjoy...

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