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Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire

A unique 400-acre forest setting packed full of history. Set deep in the Nottinghamshire countryside, Sherwood Forest is the original UK Center Parcs village, famous for being home to the infamous Robin Hood. This East Midlands location is accessible from all over the UK, with the A1 and M1 in easy reach and London just a 90-minute train journey away.

Nestled in the heart of the forest and overlooking the iconic lake is The Venue. Home to first-class facilities and versatile spaces, we can accommodate up to 600 people theatre-style or up to 500 for a gala dinner. Here, you’ll find a total of five suites, which can be used individually or as one large, flexible space. One step outside The Venue will lead you along a pathway to the Village Square, where you’ll discover our hub of shopping and restaurants – including high-street favourites Café Rouge and Bella Italia. For kick-starting your day or refuelling in between meetings, Starbucks is also located nearby.

There’s an extensive range of team building activities too. Whether it’s indoors or outdoors, challenging or calm and creative, we’ve something for everyone. Not forgetting the newly updated Subtropical Swimming Paradise and our award-winning Aqua Sana Spa.

Bored of traditional hotel rooms? At Sherwood Forest you’ll experience accommodation like no other, from apartments and stylish open-plan lodges to luxury Treehouses, we have more than 2,000 bedrooms onsite.

The benefits associated with time spent in the outdoors come in abundance at Sherwood Forest. A beautiful blend of woodland, lakes and wild meadows create an inspirational environment for you to host an unforgettable event in the forest.

The best way to experience the forest is to see it for yourself. 

Call us on 03448 267 715 to arrange a site visit at Sherwood Forest.

Take a closer look at Sherwood Forest

Room layout of The Venue at Sherwood Forest

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The Venue has been specially designed to best suit your needs. Take a look at the floorplan to see what space is available for your event. Please note this is representative.

How to get to Sherwood Forest

If you’re using a sat nav to get to Sherwood Forest, the address you need is: Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire, NG22 9DN

For more detailed directions, click below to plan your route on Google Maps.

If you’re arriving by train, the closest station to Sherwood Forest is Newark Northgate Station. Give us a call to help make your arrival as smooth as possible.

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Onsite accommodation

Bored of traditional hotel rooms? At Sherwood Forest, you’ll experience accommodation like no other. With more than 2,000 onsite bedrooms, choose from stylish apartments and fully equipped open-plan lodges, including our 6 bedroom Woodland Lodge, and luxury Treehouses.

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Food and drink

Choose from a variety of menus for your event, covering everything from light bites to a networking lunch or gala dinner. When you’re not dining in The Venue, take your pick from our range of onsite restaurants. At Sherwood Forest, you’ll find high-street favourites Café Rouge and Bella Italia, as well as our very own Huck’s American Bar and Grill and Rajinda Pradesh. For fresh food fast, Dexters Kitchen is available to dine in or take away.

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Perfetti Van Melle event at Sherwood Forest

Case study

“Center Parcs provided us with a fantastic conference experience. The setting offers a point of difference to your normal hotel. The staff were friendly and helpful at all times during the daytime and the evening, and our needs were catered for every step of the way. The opportunity to explore the village, enjoy shared, high quality accommodation and participate in activities meant for a great two days.”

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