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Sherwood

Go Ape Sherwood packs a punch with four brilliant outdoor adventures to get stuck into. Be prepared for some serious speed on the Challenge course where the tandem zip wire speedometer can hit 20 mph. Kids are spoilt for choice with a Treetop Adventure course and one of the only two 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 Segways and explore the varied terrain and beautiful woodlands.

Forest Segway closed from 2nd December - Spring 2020. 

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HIGH ROPE HIJINKS

Near to Robin Hood’s infamous Major Oak hideout, Go Ape Sherwood 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 Big Four of Go Ape fun, you’re still up for more, 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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  • 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 or the makings of a BBQ 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.
  • Awesome experience for me and my 3 year old and a great confidence builder for him. Excellent staff, very helpful and patient and even went down the zip wire with my son when he wouldn't go down on his own. A bit steep on price but we had a great time and will be back.

    Ben Miglinczy

  • My first time going and I really enjoyed it, I don't have the best confidence in front of people but it was so much fun and I would do it again.

    Jasmine McGregor

  • The 4 children I brought had a great time and it's pretty good value for money. Not quite as good as the tree top nets in North Wales. I really don't think it's necessary to have an adult signature for each child separately, and as for asking adults to specify their exact age, this is ridiculous! Overall we'd do it again and would recommend.

    Arwen Gilbert

  • Excellent day out for all the family (my children range from 5 to 12) this was our second visit, and we will definitely be back again!

    Sarah Bennington

  • Brilliant fun filled morning. First timers.. at Sherwood Forest... will definitely return

    louise davidson

  • Excellent route and great service - would be good if higher

    Mr Graham Scanlon

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