What better way to while a weekend than exploring the beautiful and historical Sherwood Forest, home of Robin Hood, part of the Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve. The country park, covering 450 acres, offers visitors the chance to rediscover the wonder of the English countryside through a range of trails and walks where you’ll see up close Sherwood Forest’s magnificent wildlife.
However, there’s no escaping Sherwood’s Forest historic past and its most famous resident, the legendary Robin Hood. You’ll no doubt experience the magic and mystery of the forest and the folk lore surrounding the world famous outlaw and his band of merry men whilst you’re there. No trip to Sherwood would be complete without visiting Britain’s most famous tree, the Major Oak, thought to be at least 800 years old and according to local legend the home of Robin Hood! With events held throughout the year, including the unmissable Robin Hood festival there’s plenty to see and do on your visit to Sherwood Forest and it’s completely free for all visitors.
Stay With Us
Looking for a relaxing weekend away in Nottinghamshire? Then look no further than Holiday Inn Derby Nottingham hotel, the perfect base for a trip to Sherwood Forest. Conveniently located close to the M1, we’ve a host of comfortable bedrooms suites to choose from including standard, executive and family bedrooms. During your stay why not make the most of our recently refurbished bar, lounge and restaurant. If you’re staying on a Sunday don’t miss our delicious Sunday Carvery!
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