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.
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Sherwood Pines Forest Cycles
(14 min – 5 miles drive)
Address : Sherwood Pines Forest, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire, 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 544917
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 822205
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 825253
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, Blidworth, Mansfield Notts NG21 0NW
Tel : 0845 291 5806
Web : www.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 Crossroad, Clipstone Road, Edwinstowe, Notts NG21 9JF
Tel : 01623 823866
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 920 7906
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 462000
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.