Previous guests of Sherwood Castle Holiday Forest have recommended the following sporting activities as being an enjoyable day out. Each is within easy driving distance.
Sherwood Pines Forest Cycles
(14 min – 5 miles drive)
Address : Sherwood Pines Forest Park, Old Clipstone, Mansfield, NG21 9JL
Tel : 01623 822 855
Web : www.sherwoodpinescycles.co.uk
A variety of marked routes litter the needle covered floor of Sherwood Pines forest, providing a network of cycling trails for all ages and abilities, for both serious bikers and a leisurely family outings.
WALKING & CYCLING
(25 min – 10 miles drive)
Address : Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S80 3AZ
Tel : 01909 544 917
Web : www.nationaltrust.org.uk/clumber-park
A wide expanse of 3,800 acres of parkland, peaceful woods with a superb serpentine lake at its heart. Part of Nottinghamshire’s famed Dukeries, Clumber was formerly home to the Dukes of Newcastle.
Amen Corner Karting
(2 min – 1 miles drive)
Address : Amen Corner, Rufford, Newark, Notts NG22 9DB
Tel : 01623 822 205
Web : www.amencornerkarting.co.uk
Premier outdoor tarmac karting circuit located at Rufford. Two separate floodlit tracks, Junior & Pro, with four types of kart covering all abilities & ages.
Rufford Park Golf & Country Club
(3 min – 0.5 miles drive)
Address : Rufford Lane, Rufford, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG22 9DG
Tel : 01623 825 253
Web : www.ruffordpark.co.uk
A unique location for golf and dining. Opposite Sherwood Castle Holiday Forest.
Kirkfield Equestrian Centre
(23 min – 10 miles drive)
Address : Kirkfield, Calverton Road, Lower Blidworth, Mansfield NG21 0NW
Tel : 01623 794 831
Mob : 07768 224 666
Web : http://kirkfieldsequestriancentre.co.uk
Riding Schools, Livery Stables & Equestrian Centres
SWIMMING, LAWN BOWLS
South Forest Leisure Complex
(7 min – 2.5 miles drive)
Address : Robin Hood Crossroads, Clipstone Road, Edwinstowe, Notts NG21 9JA
Tel : 01623 823 866
Web : www.southforestcomplex.co.uk
Facilities: Aerobics/dance studio, swimming programmess, fun pool. Indoor bowls and children’s play area.
TREE ASSAULT COURSE
(14 min – 5 miles drive)
Address : Sherwood Pines Forest Park, Edwinstowe, Mansfield, Notts NG21 9JL
Tel : 0333 331 4996
Web : www.goape.co.uk Booking is essential.
Discover the thrill of Aerial Trekking high above the forest. 2+ hours of adrenalin-fuelled fun. Swing through the trees & across rope bridges.
TEN PIN BOWLING
(25 min – 12 miles drive)
Address : Stockwell Gate Mansfield Nottinghamshire NG18 1LG
Tel : 01623 462 000
Web : www.mansfieldsuperbowl.com
Facilities: Completely refurbished for 2016 with 28 lanes, bar and dining area
National Water Sports Centre
(40 min – 25 miles drive)
Address : Adbolton Lane, Holme Pierrepont, NG12 2LU
Tel : 0115 982 1212
Web : http://www.nwscnotts.com/
Water based recreational facilities include rowing, canoeing, skiing, dingy sailing and wind surfing, power boat handling, sailing, raft building, white water rafting and angling. Lakeside café and bar.