Visitor information
Opening hours
How to find us
Parking & prices
Facilities & access
Contact details

Opening hours

Open every day except Christmas Day.  

Winter opening hours are 8:00am until 6:00pm.

Spring/Summer opening hours are 8:00am until 10:00pm.

In 2019 we will revert to Spring/Summer when the clocks go forward, and revert back to Winter when the clocks go back during October half term.

How to find us

How to find us
Kings Clipstone, Nottingham
Sat Nav Postcode: NG21 9JL
By Car

Sherwood Pines is located in the Heart of Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire, on the B6030 east of Kings Clipstone.

By Public Transport

If coming via the bus take the number 14 or 15 to Kirton or Walesby from Mansfield bus station. They run every half hour Monday-Saturday and every hour on Sundays. Please check details with Stagecoach.

OS Grid Ref
SK612637

53.1565299, -1.0911843

Parking and prices

We have a large landscaped car park with good access to the Visitor Centre. There are also larger surrounding car parks that are used for events and weekends.

We are unable to give change for the car parking machines. Card payments can be taken. Motorcycles are free.

Parking Charges

Up to 1 hour £2.00
Up to 2 hours £4.00
All day £6.00

Coaches/Minibuses charges

Minibuses - £8

Coaches - £10, please let us know if you plan on bringing a large group on site 

Additional Information

Regular visitors can save money with a Discovery Pass - Find out more about the discovery pass
Card payments accepted
Coaches/Minibuses welcomed
Disabled parking available

Facilities and access

A group visit charge of £50 applies for groups of 20 or more people. This charge is to cover the costs of large group visits. Please ensure that you contact the Visitor Centre on 01623 822535 before visiting.

For more information on planning your visit, take a look at our accessibility information:

Assistant dogs welcome
Baby changing facilities
BBQ
Cafe
Cycle hire
Disabled toilet
Dogs allowed
Easy access trail
Picnic area
Play Area
Toilets
Visitor Centre

Contact details

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, opening spring 2020.

Check out our event schedule for a range of exciting things to do, taking place all year round including our annual Forest Live concerts for those who want to experience live music in a unique way.

At a glance

  • 2 walking trails
  • 3 cycling trails
  • Bushcraft activities
  • Bike park and skills loop
  • Go Ape
  • Forest Segway
  • Nordic Walking
  • Play areas
  • Orienteering
  • Bike hire
  • Café
  • Barbecue and picnic areas
  • Dogs welcome
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