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Things to do in Sherwood Forest

Discover the great outdoors and explore an enchanted forest steeped in myth and legend. Get lost in a woodland world full of family activities…

From leisurely walks to adventurous cycling routes and swinging through the trees. There’s so many great things to do locally when you have Sherwood Hideaway as your base. ¬†You can simply take it easy watching the wildlife go by from your decking or step out further afield to find:

  • Beautiful walking trails covering miles of the countryside in Newark
  • Discover the wonderful history of the area visiting the Sherwood Centre & Thoresby Estate
  • Walk through the trees with majestic birds of prey during a guided trail.
  • Get on your bike (or hire one locally) and adventure through many guided trails nearby

Here’s just some of our favourite things to do when you come to stay.

GETTING CLOSE TO NATURE

Explore the local trails, book a birds of prey experience or get on your bike and explore further afield

LOCAL WALKS

Due to our wonderful location we're lucky enough to have a number of great walks around.

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CYCLE TRACKS

The local area is filled with plenty of cycle tracks to follow for the leisurely or more adventurous. So be sure to put your bike on the back of the car!

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HAWK WALKS

We've teamed with a local family business offering guests amazing experiences with Birds of prey. (Booking in advance)

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EXPLORE

There's plenty more to do locally. Take a closer look below at just some of the activities you can get involved in...

THORESBY PARK

Thoresby Park is home to hundreds of acres of parkland, woodland and a lake & hosts many festivals & events

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OUTDOOR ACTIVITES

Are you looking for the ultimate activity holiday? Read our guide to everything you can do nearby

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LOCAL EVENTS

There is always something happening nearby. Check out the latest events here & get your itinerary planned.

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Walking in Sherwood Forest

Explore our stunning surroundings by following the beautiful walks and tree-lined paths that deliver stunning views across Thoresby Estate and lead deep into Sherwood Forest.

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Cycling

Bring your bikes to see even more of Thoresby Estate, Sherwood Forest and our surrounds. There are way-marked trails along road and dirt tracks that will suit all ages and abilities.

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