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Sherwood Pines, Nottinghamshire

Go Ape Sherwood Pines packs a punch with six brilliant outdoor activities for adults and children. 

Do you dare try our newest and most extreme high ropes adventure, Challenge Plus?

Be prepared for some serious speed on the Treetop Challenge course in Sherwood Forest where the tandem zip wire speedometer can hit 20 mph.

Kids are spoilt for choice with Treetop Adventure and Treetop Adventure Plus courses and one of the only three Nets Adventures in the UK. Decisions, decisions. Bounce in the clouds or climb up to the clouds?!

If you love to go off-road, hop on to one of our all-terrain Forest Segways and explore the varied terrain and beautiful woodlands of Sherwood Pines forest.

go ape adventures at sherwood pines

Save £10: Nets Adventure Bundle

Combine Treetop Adventure or Treetop Adventure Plus with a bounce on Nets Adventure and save £10.

Perfect for young explorers full of beans!

Nets Adventure Bundle

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sherwood forest outdoor activities

Near to Robin Hood’s infamous Major Oak hideout, Go Ape Sherwood Pines can be found 20-miles from Nottingham. The 100-year-old pines provide a high canopy and although the woodland is open, you’ll find our high ropes course nicely hidden.

If, after tackling the Go Ape adventure, you’re still up for more fun, there are over 3,300 acres for you to explore. The largest forest in East Midlands could keep the family busy for days!

Bring or hire bikes to take advantage of the popular cycling routes. 

Sherwood Pines is a regional centre of excellence with a marked Family Trail, Adventure Trail and the more demanding Kitchener’s Trail.

There are also two walking routes including the Dragonfly Trail which has an all-weather walking surface and children’s play areas.

Want to be at one with nature? You can sign up for a bushcraft course and learn the skills of shelter building, fire lighting, willow weaving and traditional woodworking.

Finish off with a relaxing drink and bite to eat at the Sherwood Pines Café.

Location Overview

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  • School Trips More info

  • Disabled Access

  • Dogs welcome

  • Parking

  • Visitor Centre

  • Bike hire

  • Cycle trails

  • Food and drink

  • Go Moderate

  • Picnic Area

  • Play Area

  • Walking routes

  • Winter Opening

Sherwood Pines Forest Park, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire, NG21 9JH

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Know Before You Go

  • Wear sensible clothes for adventure.
  • Footwear must be sturdy and suitable for the outdoors. No sandals, slip off shoes, open toes or heels.
  • Gloves are a good idea. Either bring a pair or you can buy them at the cabin on the day.

make a day of it

  • Bring or hire bikes and explore one of the cycle routes - they suit all abilities.

  • Bring a picnic and enjoy some al fresco dining.

  • Go orienteering with the Zogg trail.
  • Take a look at the Sherwood Pines Trenches which bring the Great War experience to life.

Stay Nearby with Forest Holidays

Immersed in Robin Hood history and surrounded by statuesque pine trees, the Forest Holiday’s cabins are surrounded by 3300 acres of Nottinghamshire woodland for the adventurer at heart.

Just a short walk to Go Ape and everything Sherwood Pines has to offer, the cosy cabins blend harmoniously into the forest landscape and are almost hidden from view.

 

Forest Holidays cabin at Sherwood Pines

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Tripadvisor Travelers' Choice Award Winner

In 2023 Go Ape Sherwood was awarded the Tripadvisor Travelers' Choice Award. Here's a recent review:

"Amazing time. I came with my daughter as it was her birthday yesterday. She had the best day and can’t wait to go back to try the harder course. We will 100% be back for more!"

Kelsea

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