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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.

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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 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
  • I am wring something to get passed this stage.

    Mark Howells

  • 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

  • Great day out with the family. It took us three hours to get round the full course but the time may be dependent on who is in front of you. Fairly pricey but if you have a discovery card for the forest location you’re visiting the discount is handy.

    David Boothroyd

  • Great few hours up in the nets bouncing around and having a lovely time. Coffee was good too

    John Ball

  • The kids and I thoroughly enjoyed the Tree Top Junior ropes course. We liked that they were able to get their confidence on the easier course and then challenge themselves with the trickier course. All staff were friendly and encouraging and the whole experience, from online booking to arrival and the course itself was well organised and professional. Would certainly come back.

    Alison

  • It was a little daunting to begin with for some of our team... but the instructors helped us to conquer our fears... it is truly a great day of fun along with teamwork skills.... an adventure not to be missed 🦍🦍

    Joanne Tinkler