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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.

go ape adventures at sherwood

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.
  • Excellent place to spend time as a family for the day, plenty to do. Cafe at Sherwood Pines gets very busy so worth taking a packed lunch and drinks. Pre-Book the activities online if there’s a few of you so you get the same time slots. (Allow 2-3hrs for the advanced high ropes course) You do get a 15% voucher if you ask for your completion certificate at the end.

    Keely with family of four

  • Great old fashion outdoor fun!

    Anton Bishop

  • It was a fun experience.My 4 year old boy had lots of fun and was super excited with the trail.Staff were very friendly. Would definitely go again!

    Samy

  • Fab experience

    Georgina Batty

  • Kept the kids very entertained and worn out at the end

    R Mather

  • My son loves going in the trees when we was there last year he went on loads of time cost me a fortune. but he loved it and he can't wait to go on the bigger one we will be there again in October for a weekend so he be in the trees again.

    Lisa Hopton