There is nearly always something going on at Sherwood, to add to the magic of your visit, like festivals, story trails, bug hunts and seasonal events. See what’s coming up, and make the very most of your time here.




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Medieval Coverlet Sewing Sessions at Sherwood Forest

14.11.19 - 12.12.19

Come along to Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre every Thursday until December 12 to take part in our free sewing sessions, and help complete our traditional coverlet.

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The Yule Log

14.12.19 - 15.12.19

Help the Sheriff of Nottingham decorate our Yule Log ready to gift back to the forest. Craft your own ‘Bug Log’ to gift to creepy crawlies in your garden!

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The Major Oak in Winter

Winter Solstice

21.12.19 - 22.12.19

Join us to celebrate the Winter Solstice with a parade to the Major Oak!

Winter Solstice

Guided Walk with the Sheriff of Nottingham


Join the Sheriff of Nottingham on this family-friendly walk around Sherwood Forest.

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The Story of Sherwood – Guided Walk

13.12.19 - 03.01.20

This legendary forest has many tales to tell.

Learn how Sherwood has been shaped over thousands of years by natural and human forces to become the iconic place we know today.

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Beginners Bird Walk


Join us on our free Beginners Bird Walk and learn how to use binoculars!

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Sherwood Forest Christmas Trail

14.12.19 - 05.01.20

Enjoy some of the forest's midwinter magic on a self-guided Christmas trail around the Major Oak path.

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The 12th Night

04.01.20 - 05.01.20

Bring your festive celebrations to a close with the outlaws of Sherwood!

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Winter Tree ID Walk


A tree identification walk in the heart of an ancient oak forest...

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Christmas Weekends at Sherwood

23.11.19 - 15.01.20

Join us every weekend for a different traditional celebration of Christmas between 11am and 3 pm!

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Understanding Ancient Oaks


The ancient oaks of Sherwood are what makes the forest so special...

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Big Garden Birdwatch Family Challenge

11.01.20 - 25.01.20

Take on our bird spotter challenge & make your own bird feeder!

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The Hidden World of Sherwood

01.12.19 - 01.03.20

Join Steve, our old man of the woods, on a journey to discover life in the forest, where people, wildlife and legend meet... 

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Willow Animal Sculpture Workshop

28.03.20 - 29.03.20

Join us on a one day willow workshop at Sherwood Forest, led by experienced willow artist Emma Parkins.

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