Sherwood Forest Country Park

Nottinghamshire, England

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About Sherwood Forest Country Park

This 450 acre country park lies within the Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve, once part of a royal hunting forest, which contains some of the oldest trees in Europe – including the world famous Major Oak, estimated to be 800 years old. Insects and fungi feed on decaying fallen timber and in turn, provide food for a huge diversity of birds and bats. Because of this, it is also a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest.

It is the legendary home of Robin Hood and there are three self-guided walks around the site, all of varying lengths and all taking in some of the highlights of the park – the longest runs all around the forest and will take around two hours. Regular events are held throughout the year.

Wildlife Watching
Nature Photography
Nottinghamshire, England
Latitude: 53.209615, Longitude: -1.079021

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