We are situated right on the edge of the Vicar Water Country Park. Click here for more information.

Places listed below are a mere 5 - 15 minutes away from Bridleways.

Sherwood Forest Country Park
Off the B6034, Edwinstowe, near Mansfield.
Tel: (01623) 823202 Park & Events
(01623) 824490 Visitor Information

Sherwood Forest Fun Park
Sherwood Forest Country park,
Edwinstowe nr. Mansfield
Tel: (01623) 823536

Fun packed amusement park, catering for families and children of all ages. Only minutes from the Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre. Guaranteed to be an enjoyable and inexpensive day out.

Mansfield Museum & Art Gallery
Leeming Street, Mansfield
Tel: (01623) 463088
e-mail: mansfield.museum@hotmail.com

Displays of local, social and natural history, plus the popular collection of watercolours by Buxton, fine art and ceramics. An exciting programme of temporary exhibitions and events offers something for everyone.

making it!
Weighbridge Road, Littleworth, Mansfield
Tel: (01623) 473200

The White Post Modern Farm Centre

A614, Farnsfield, Nottinghamshire
Tel: (01623) 882977

A modern working farm where you can make friends with over 3000 animals (half indoors), including chicks, piglets, cattle, deer, llamas, rabbits, owls, reptiles and lambs - all year round!

Meet some unusual animals such as meerkats an bat. Visit the reptile house. Indoor Play Barn and Beach Barn. Afternoon Tea Gardens, gift shop, pet learning centre and farm amusements.

Sherwood Pines Forest Park
Forestry Commission, Edwinstowe
Tel: (01623) 822447

Sherwood Pines offers interest and fun for all ages, whether it is a leisurely walk or off-road cycling. The Visitor Centre offers excellent refreshments, cycle hire and sales.

Go Ape! and discover the thrill of aerial trekking high above the forest floor.
Tel: 0870 444 5562








Thoresby Gallery
Thoresby Gallery, Thoresby Park,
Ollerton, Newark
Tel: (01623) 822365 / 822009

Gallery - open for viewing the pictures, prints, cards & crafts.
Walks - Parkland, picnics and woodland walks.
Cafe - Tea, coffee, light lunches and ice creams.

Rufford Country Park
Off the A614, 17 miles north of Nottingham
Tel: (01623) 822944 Brochureline: (01623) 824317

The remains of a 12th Century Abbey and later country house form the backdrop to 150 acre country park with many attractions. Craft Shop, Gallery, Ceramic Centre,  and exhibition on monastic history of site. Arboretum, gardens, woodland and lake. On-site shops including Lakeside Garden Shop at Rufford Mill. Couch House Cafe. Lunches & afternoon teas at the Victorian-style Savile Restaurant. Year round events - ring for programme.

Ollerton Watermill & Teashop
Market Place, Ollerton, Newark
Tel: (01623) 822469 / 824094

Watermill visitor centre and award-winning teashop on the edge of Sherwood Forest.

Nottinghamshire Farm Attractions

Sherwood Forest Farm Park
Lamb Pens Farm, Edwinstowe, Mansfield, NG21 9HL
Tel: (01623) 823558

White Post Modern Farm Centre
A614 Farnsfield NG22 8HL
Tel: (01623) 822977

Sherwood Forest Farm Park
Lamb Pens Farm, Edwinstowe, Mansfield
Tel: (01623) 823558

Lovely rare breed farm animals as well as wallabies, fallow deer, water buffalo, Kune Kune Pigs and owls are waiting to welcome everyone. With indoor and outdoor play areas and a tearoom this is A GREAT DAY OUT FOR YOUNG AND OLD ALIKE! Minature steam railway operates some weekends & Bank Hols (extra charge) Tel: (01623) 515339

Sherwood Forest Art & Craft Centre
Forest Corner, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire NG21 9RN
Tel: (01623) 825786

A few minutes walk from the legendary Major Oak, this superb Centre has been created in a Victorian coach house and stables. 16 art and craft studios making unique but practical products for home or garden.

Sherwood Forest Farm Park Fishery
Mixed course fishing in superb rural location. Day tickets available on bank from the bailiff. Pleasure pegs always available.
For match bookings, prices and information phone/fax Mick on 01623 842617 or Brian on 01623 843077


Seasonal Highlights
Wellow May Day
Wellow, near Ollerton
Tel: 01623 824545

Robin Hood Festival
Sherwood Forest Country Park, Nr. Edwinstowe
Tel: 01623 823202
Earth and Fire
Rufford Abbey, Ollerton
Tel: 01623 822944

Tourist & Visitor Information Centres -

Mansfield - Tel: 01623 824545

- Sherwood Heath, Ollerton Roundabout, Ollerton, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG22 9DR
Tel: 01623 824545

Sherwood Forest (Seasonal) - Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre, Edwinstowe, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire NG21 9HN
Tel: 01623 824490

The Kings Clipstone Project

The Kings Clipstone Project is working to revive the heart of Sherwood Forest. Learn about the history and the geography of the royal heart of Sherwood Forest on our community website at http://www.heartofancientsherwood.co.uk/