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Robin Hood

Everyone has heard of Robin Hood, Nottinghamshire's most famous son and the world's favourite folk hero. His adventures have been retold down the generations, from medieval ballads to Hollywood blockbusters.
 
Forever associated with Nottingham and Sherwood Forest, there is no better place to learn more about the man and legend.

Click on the pug to see the list of Robin Hood events or scroll down for your Robin Hood checklist...

  • Explore landmarks associated with Robin Hood using our new Robin Hood Itinerary, developed in conjunction with VisitBritain and Visit Lincoln. Or explore the Sherwood Forest Adventurer's Mapwhich was created by the Jurys Inn, working in partnership with Sherwood Forest Trust.
  • Explore Sherwood Forest, and see beautiful woodland, including Robin's world-famous hideaway, the Major Oak
  • Stop and have your photograph taken with the Robin Hood statue outside Nottingham Castle. Each year crowds of people strike a pose next to our iconic statue - and many people check in and post their pictures on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter - share yours with us by tagging #LoveNotts.
  • If you visit Sherwood Forest make sure you go to St Mary's Church in Edwinstowe, which is where Robin Hood and Maid Marian supposedly got married.
  • Take part in one of our many Robin Hood themed events. Over the course of the year, Nottinghamshire hosts the Robin Hood Festival at Sherwood Forest and the Robin Hood Pageant at Nottingham Castle. There's also the annual Robin Hood Beer Festival at Nottingham Castle and the Robin Hood Half Marathon to look forward to. 

Highlights

National Justice Museum

National Justice Museum

Open Seven days a week from 10am At the National Justice Museum...

Sherwood Forest Country Park & Visitor Centre

Sherwood Forest Country Park & Visitor Centre

Once part of a royal hunting forest, Sherwood Forest Country Park...

Sundown Adventureland

Sundown Adventureland

Numerous themed areas including five family rides, the sleigh ride,...

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