Gateway To Sherwood Forest – The New Visitor Centre

New Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre Opens In Edwinstowe

Around ten minutes drive from our self-catering holiday home, the new Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre is the perfect place to start exploring the ancient woodlands and RSPB nature reserve.

With maps, trail guides for cycling and walking, birdwatching journals and information on all the local area has to offer, this modern facility also includes a cafe, shop and accessible toilets and showers.

If you have come to see Robin Hood’s Major Oak, it is well signposted from the start of the trails across the road from the car park.

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Rufford Abbey Virtual Tour

One of the most popular attractions when visiting Sherwood Forest, and for guests of our nearby self-catering holiday home, is Rufford Abbey Country Park.

The extensive grounds provide 150 acres of woodland, meadow and gardens, along with a lake feeding a water mill. There is plenty to do for children and adults alike, with gift shops, restaurants and cafes offering a wide range of souvenirs and local produce.

Rufford Abbey Medieval Vault And Grounds Virtual Tour

For those who have not visited before, take a look at this virtual tour which allows you to explore the abbey itself. Step outside to explore the ruins, courtyard and grounds. Continue reading

Adrenalin Jungle Bubble Football

Source: Adrenalin Jungle

Adrenalin Jungle, Sherwood Forest’s premier outdoor activity centre, teamed up with the Notts County FC Football in the Community initiative to provide bubble football as half-time entertainment at the Notts County vs Dagenham & Redbridge game. 10 Nottingham professionals and Nottingham University student took centre stage in an exciting and hilarious bubble football match. Watch them run, fall over and bump into each other and hear the crowd laugh and cheer at the Adrenalin Jungle bubble football match. If you’d like to give bubble football a go visit www.adrenalinjungle.co.uk to book your match.

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Riding The Kitchener Trail, Sherwood Pines’ Red Route 2015

Source: Cycle Routes

This video shows one of our cycling visits to “Sherwood Pines Forest Park”, Nottinghamshire. We rode both the green and red routes on this occasion, however this video only documents the red route known as “The Kitchener Trail” it will hopefully show potential visitors what to expect on th

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