Robin Hood Festival

Everything you need to know about what's on at this summer's Robin Hood Festival.

Festival Fun

Visiting Sherwood

Find out about what to expect when you visit and the facilities we have here.

Visitor Information and Opening Hours

About Sherwood Forest

A legend in the making for over 1,000 years, Sherwood Forest is a unique habitat for wildlife and a magical destination for over 350,000 visitors.

Discover this legendary forest

About Robin Hood

Fact and folklore might be difficult to separate, but Sherwood still brings these enduring tales to life. Discover the man, the myth, the legend.

Meet Sherwood’s most famous resident

At the Visitor Centre

Start your visit here, with information, inspiration, retail therapy, and some delicious food and drink to fuel your journey.

Here’s where the adventure begins…


They make the Sherwood experience what it is – sharing their expertise and leading guided walks, getting their hands dirty and helping us out in the forest, even dressing-up in medieval costume! What could you do to help?

Want to be part of Sherwood’s legend?

RSPB Membership

From just £4 each month you can be part of the RSPB, with free parking and access to Sherwood Forest and over 170 other reserves nationwide, and your support will help keep nature and its habitats thriving.

Join the RSPB

What’s new at Sherwood

Want to catch up with all our latest news, happenings and events here at Sherwood? Let us fill you in…

Latest news from Sherwood


Our education team welcomes schools and other learning groups year round with a range of supports to make their visit as inspirational, educational and engaging as possible.

An amazing place to learn

Contact us

Want to get in touch, or download directions? Here’s all the information you’ll need.

Contact information