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The Visitor Centre

Entertainment

On high days and holidays there will also be a buzz of activity with:

  • Jugglers, jesters, acrobats and stilt walkers

  • Costumed characters such as the rat catcher, archers, knights on horses, thief in the stocks, etc.

A short walk from the car park, over the bridge, will take you into the Medieval Fortified Enclosure that forms the Entrance Courtyard.

Facilities

Inside the courtyard is:

  • a shop
  • a cafe with a small kids play area
  • tourist information/exhibition showcasing Nottinghamshire
  • toilets and baby changing facilities.

These will be available to all visitors, paying or non paying and will replace the facilities currently located within the forest.

A footpath from the courtyard leads those who wish to explore the forest out past the new Ranger Station, around a pond and wildlife area and up a gentle wheelchair friendly ramp onto a new pedestrian bridge over the Swinecote Road that provides free access into Sherwood Forest.

The current visitor centre will remain open until the new one is ready for business.

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