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Sherwood Forest History Public Walking Tour

Cultural Heritage Ltd

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Discover the history beneath the trees. Walking tours with expert Archaeologists.

Leave the crowds behind to explore the hidden history and stories of the beautiful Sherwood Forest Landscape of Legends.

The Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve is the home of Robin Hood.

The Major oak, a 1,000 year old English Oak tree, is his legendary hideaway.

The Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve is made up of 375 hectares of ancient woodland and heathland.

Leave the crowds behind and explore.

A walking tour of around the Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve with our very own expert archaeologist and historian tour guides, exploring the hidden history and stories of this beautiful forest.

As you wander through ancient oak trees you will learn all about the history of Sherwood Forest including, tales of medieval outlaws, Kings, hunting, Foresters and everyday life in the time of Robin Hood, and about the ballads and legends of Robin Hood and their links to the landscape.

What You'll Get

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Stop At: Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre, Edwinstowe, Mansfield NG21 9RN England

You will wander among the ancient oak trees of Sherwood Forest, learning about ecology, history, archaeology, the medieval Forest and Forest Law, Robin Hood, Outlaws, villains, kings and peasants. As you meander your way beneath the ancient boughs your expert tour guide will read literature and quote poetry from the ancient ballads of Robin Hood, as well as teaching you all about the development of the Robin Hood legends, and the history of this magical landscape.
Eventually you will arrive at the majestic Major Oak, a 1000 year old tree at the heart of the Forest which is the legendary hideaway of Robin Hood. You will also visit the ancient veteran oak trees, the noble patriarchs of the Forest and the expansive heather-clad heath land to the north.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
  • Private transportation

180 to 190 minutes

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
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