Our suggested Itinerary: morning
| Where to go||What to do|
|Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre, Edwinstowe
||Visit the Robin Hood exhibition and learn about Sherwood Forest past, present and future. Enjoy the waymarked walks through the forest to the famous Major Oak.
||Walk from the visitor centre towards Edwinstowe. See the church where Robin Hood and Maid Marian were married. Continue along to the high street where there is a photo opportunity with the statue of Robin Hood and Maid Marian by the library.
||Try out the cafe in the Sherwood Forest Art and Craft Centre. While you are there why not purchase some unique locally made souvenirs from the selection of craft shops?
Entrance to Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre and Rufford Country Park is free but car parking charges may apply.
Our suggested itinerary: afternoon
|Where to go||What to do|
|Rufford Country Park
||Visit Rufford Abbey Country Park, a place steeped in history where you can learn about Robin’s rebellion against the Church. Visit the remains of the Abbey founded by Cistercian monks. Enjoy a peaceful stroll around the lake or wander the woodlands via a network of paths and find the Georgian Ice Houses. The formal gardens and children’s play village capture the imagination. There is a range of things to enjoy and explore for all the family.
||There are a variety of options for places to eat after a good day out in the area. Return to Edwinstowe to try out the chic Launay's restaurant. A good English menu with classic French cooking techniques. Or if you would like an Oriental experience, try Paddyfields restaurant in Ollerton.
Every effort has been made to provide suggestions for quality days out. Newark and Sherwood District Council cannot accept responsibility for any problems with service or food at any of the attractions listed.