Here are three great attractions not far from The Village Kitchen. Pop in before you visit for a picnic. Pre-order necessary.

Sherwood Forest

Sherwood Forest has its own visitor centre, cafe, souvenir and tourist information. There are numerous guided walks through the beautiful 450 acre national nature reserve containing some of the oldest oaks in Europe and one of the most famous trees, the Major Oak. Sherwood Forest hosts the Robin Hood festival annually in August for 2 weeks and has themed events around Christmas and Halloween.

Visitor Information Tel: 01623 677 321

Website: visitsherwood.co.uk

Admission: Free

Parking: £4

Sherwood Pines Forest Park

Sherwood Pines Forest Park is a fantastic and inspiring place to experience the outdoors. There is something for everyone all year round, from walking and family cycling to mountain biking, Go Ape and adventure play.

Website: www.forestry.gov.uk/sherwoodpines 
Admission: Free 
Parking: £4 

Rufford Abbey Country Park

Rufford Abbey sits in 150 acres of historic parkland including medieval ruins a contemporary craft centre, gardens, woodland and lakeside walks, childrens play village, sculpture trail and many special events throughout the year.

Admission: Free 
Parking: £3 (peak times only) 


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