Activities at Sherwood Pines

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Activities at Sherwood Pines

Child cycling through forest
Cycling and mountain biking trails at Sherwood Pines
Disc golf player
Disc Golf at Sherwood Pines
A woman holds her young daughter up to a sculpture of the squirrel from the gruffalo story
Gruffalo Sculptures at Sherwood Pines
Sherwood Pines woodland at sunrise
Walking trails at Sherwood Pines
Man running
5km running route at Sherwood Pines
Running in the forest
10k running route at Sherwood Pines
Easy access paths through the wood with man on tramper
Archer's Stroll at Sherwood Pines
group of ladies on mountain bikes in a forest
Breeze into the Forest at Sherwood Pines
Sherwood Bushcraft Yurt
Bushcraft at Sherwood Pines
Robin Hood Play Area Sherwood Pines
Children's play areas at Sherwood Pines
A Forest Holidays cabin at Sherwood Pines
Forest Holidays at Sherwood Pines
person climbing on ropes activity in forest
Go Ape Challenge Plus
people on Segways on a forest path
Go Ape Forest Segway at Sherwood Pines
kids playing on outdoor nets activity
Go Ape Nets Adventure at Sherwood Pines
Child flying through the woods on a zip wire
Go Ape Tree Top Adventure at Sherwood Pines
A child on the Go Ape Tree Top Adventure Plus at Moors Valley
Go Ape Tree Top Adventure Plus at Sherwood Pines
Family on Go Ape tree top adventure
Go Ape Tree Top Challenge at Sherwood Pines
Girl on Gruffalo Orienteering course
Gruffalo Orienteering at Sherwood Pines
Shot of legs and wellies of two people walking through forest holding Gruffalo paper bag
Gruffalo Party Trail at Sherwood Pines
Three horse riders in high vis in the forest
Horse Riding at Sherwood Pines
Children exploring nature
My Forest Activity Bag at Sherwood Pines
Group of three people walking past a tree
Orienteering at Sherwood Pines
Parkrun Volunteers Sherwood Pines
parkrun at Sherwood Pines
A young family sat on a wooden bench having a picnic in the forest
Picnics at Sherwood Pines
Camper vans in the forest
Sherwood Pines Camping
Children in trenches exhibition
Trenches at Sherwood Pines

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 Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre

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!

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-flower meadow. 

Wander the range of surfaced paths that criss-cross through the wood, or explore the SUSTRANS national cycle route that passes through, connecting you to Sherwood Pines in the north or Haywood Oaks in the south. 

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.

The surfaced trails make it a lovely place to walk, reflect, be creative and simply enjoy the beauty around you.

Steep climbs are rewarded with spectacular views and you may even catch a glimpse of a buzzard.

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 spectacular views of the surrounding area and depending on the time of year you visit, you may see butterflies and dragonflies while flower lovers can expect to enjoy bee orchids and birds foot trefoil.

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