The Sherwood Forest Trust - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About The Sherwood Forest Trust

The Sherwood Forest Trust is the only charity whose work is solely focussed on the protection, preservation and promotion of Sherwood Forest. Its project is focussed on the restoration of lowland heathlands, the creation of a new afforestation toolkit, planting new trees and creating woodlands and increased community engagement with nature.

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Church of St Mary

Church of St Mary

0.09km from The Sherwood Forest Trust

This majestic church was an ancient Parish and Civic Church of Nottingham. The present building, over 500 years old, is believed to be at least the third church on the site. It is an iconic example of Nottingham’s prosperity during the 15th century. Its magnificent architecture - massive tower, slender columns, huge windows and alabaster monuments. is an iconic example of Nottingham’s prosperity during the 15th century. Its magnificent architecture - massive tower, slender columns, huge windows

Sherwood Forest

Sherwood Forest

1.84km from The Sherwood Forest Trust

Sherwood Forest is a royal forest in Nottinghamshire, England, famous by its historic association with the legend of Robin Hood.The area has been wooded since the end of the Last Glacial Period. Today, Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve encompasses 423.2 hectares , surrounding the village of Edwinstowe, the site of Thoresby Hall. The forest gives its name to the Sherwood Parliamentary constituency.

Rufford Abbey

Rufford Abbey

2.86km from The Sherwood Forest Trust

Rufford Abbey consists of the partial remains of a 12th-century Cistercian abbey, incorporated into a 17th-century mansion. Incorporated into part of a 17th century and later mansion, set in Rufford Country Park.Owned by Nottinghamshire County Council and managed by Parkwood Outdoors in co-operation with English Heritage.

King John's palace

King John's palace

3.07km from The Sherwood Forest Trust

King John's Palace is the remains of a former medieval royal residence in Clipstone, north-west Nottinghamshire. The name "King John's Palace" has been used since the 18th century; prior to that the site was known as the "King's Houses". It is not known how or when the building became associated with King John as he only spent a total of nine days here.

Sherwood Pines

Sherwood Pines

3.45km from The Sherwood Forest Trust

Sherwood Pines is one of the largest forests in the midlands that is open to the public to explore and provides a picturesque setting for your next adventure. The site is perfectly located, providing an excellent base to explore the forest with numerous walking and cycling routes. It is also within walking distance to the many activities provided by Forestry England, including adventure playgrounds, Go Ape, bike hire, picnic areas, plus open-air concerts held throughout the year.

Vicar Water

Vicar Water

3.61km from The Sherwood Forest Trust

Vicar Water is a small river in Nottinghamshire, England. It is a tributary of the River Maun, and runs through an area which was once the royal hunting ground of Clipstone Park. It gained its present name in the early nineteenth century, and was dammed in 1870, in order to make a trout fishery, which was used to stock the lakes at nearby Welbeck Abbey.

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Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire

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Nottinghamshire is a county in the East Midlands region of England, bordering South Yorkshire to the north-west, Lincolnshire to the east, Leicestershire to the south, and Derbyshire to the west. The traditional county town is Nottingham, though the county council is based at County Hall in West Bridgford in the borough of Rushcliffe, at a site facing Nottingham over the River Trent.

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