Visitor information

Enjoy a day out at Thieves Wood, north of Nottingham, and explore all the beautiful scenery it has to offer

Thieves Wood provides the scenery for an exciting day out with a walking trail that starts from the car park, offering easy access into the wood. 

The Robin Hood Way, a long distance trail that runs through Nottinhamshire exploring the legend of Robin Hood, also passes through the wood.

There is also a refreshment cabin in the car park where you can stock up on snacks in preparation for your adventure!

At a glance

Food and drink

Food truck at Thieves Wood

Rose the food truck

Pop by Rose the food truck for a delicious selection of food and drinks. Open Thursday to Sunday.

Things to do

Enjoy a tasty treat in the forest at Thieves Wood. Just bring along good food and company!

To prevent forest fires and reduce waste, please do not bring any barbecues into our...

Follow the Dog loop for a short unsurfaced waymarked trail perfect for dog walkers or take the White trail to take in the autumn colour.

Nearby forests

Leaves turning orange at the start of autumn

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Conifer trees with light beams shining through from the sunrise

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Blidworth Woods


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.


Woman and dog looking out over field

Formerly two colliery sites, Silverhill Wood has been transformed into a beautiful woodland through a process of coal washing, engineering, landscaping, fertilising and planting...

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