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Sherwood Pines Forest Park (FC)

RegionEast Midlands
ClubNottinghamshire Orienteering Club
Nearest townMansfield
PostcodeNG21 9JL
Carpark locationCar parking is at the visitor centre. Charges apply.

Available Maps

The Family Orienteering Trail is 3 kilometres long and suitable for individuals and families wishing to explore more of Sherwood Pines.

The Middle and Long course maps are suitable for those wishing to explore deeper into the forest. The courses are 4.8 km and 6.5 km long respectively. You can also make up your own course by using all or any of the controls.

Other Things to do in the Area

A Gruffalo Orienteering course is also available.

Sherwood Pines Forest Park is located in the Heart of Sherwood Forest on the B6030 east of Kings Clipstone.
The park is open all year round (apart from Christmas Day) from 8:00 am till dusk. 

  • Winter Opening Times 8:00am-6:00pm October-March
  • Summer Opening Times 8:00am-10pm April-September

For facilities, other events and activities at Sherwood Pines Forest Park see: www.forestryengland.uk/Sherwood-pines


Maps Available From

Maps are available for download only.

Further Information

  • White and/or yellow standard controls suitable for beginners
  • Orange and/or light green standard controls suitable for people with some experience