Ancient royal hunting ground in Nottinghamshire, central England
. Famous as the home of the legendary Robin Hood
, some of the original forest remains. Part of it is protected in a country park, which has some of Britain
's oldest and biggest oaks.
Sherwood Forest, formerly a large royal forest, mainly in Nottinghamshire, central England. Remnants of the forest exist near Mansfield and Hucknall; efforts began in the 1990s to replant and expand it. It is famous as the haunt of Robin Hood and his band.