Vacation rentals in Sherwood Forest

Vacation rentals in Sherwood Forest

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4.0
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Vacation Rentals in Sherwood Forest

Hotel for 2 people, with yard in Sherwood Forest
Hotel for 2 people, with yard
1 bedroom
3.4
(313 reviews)
from $58 / nightFREE cancellation
Vacation rental for 6 people, with yard in Sherwood Forest
Vacation rental for 6 people, with yard
2 bedrooms
4.9
(20 reviews)
from $70 / night
Barn for 6 people, with yard in Sherwood Forest
Barn for 6 people, with yard
2 bedrooms
5.0
from $201 / night
Vacation rental for 4 people, with yard in Sherwood Forest
Vacation rental for 4 people, with yard
2 bedrooms
from $429 / night

Popular Vacation Rentals in Sherwood Forest

Vacation rental for 4 people, with view and yard, with pets in Sherwood Forest
Vacation rental for 4 people, with view and yard, with pets
1 bedroom
4.7
(153 reviews)
from $111 / nightFREE cancellation
Hotel for 2 people, with yard and hot tub as well as sauna and pool in Sherwood Forest
Hotel for 2 people, with yard and hot tub as well as sauna and pool
1 bedroom
3.6
(4418 reviews)
from $62 / night
Vacation rental for 2 people, with view and yard in Sherwood Forest
Vacation rental for 2 people, with view and yard
1 bedroom
4.5
(2335 reviews)
from $44 / nightFREE cancellation
Vacation rental for 2 people, with yard in Sherwood Forest
Vacation rental for 2 people, with yard
1 bedroom
5.0
(4 reviews)
from $24 / night

Vacation rentals with free cancellation

Hotel for 2 people, with yard in Sherwood Forest
Hotel for 2 people, with yard
1 bedroom
4.2
(863 reviews)
from $65 / nightFREE cancellation
Hotel for 2 people, with yard, kid friendly in Sherwood Forest
Hotel for 2 people, with yard, kid friendly
1 bedroom
3.6
(590 reviews)
from $55 / nightFREE cancellation
Hotel for 2 people, with view and yard in Sherwood Forest
Hotel for 2 people, with view and yard
1 bedroom
4.0
(88 reviews)
from $78 / nightFREE cancellation
Hotel for 2 people in Sherwood Forest
Hotel for 2 people
1 bedroom
4.2
(986 reviews)
from $54 / nightFREE cancellation

Pet-friendly Vacation Rentals

Vacation rental for 8 people, with yard, kid friendly in Sherwood Forest
Pet allowed
Vacation rental for 8 people, with yard, kid friendly
4 bedrooms
4.7
(3 reviews)
from $187 / night
Vacation rental for 4 people, with yard, with pets in Sherwood Forest
Pet allowed
Vacation rental for 4 people, with yard, with pets
2 bedrooms
4.7
(17 reviews)
from $358 / night
Vacation rental for 14 people, with yard, with pets in Sherwood Forest
Pet allowed
Vacation rental for 14 people, with yard, with pets
7 bedrooms
4.9
(7 reviews)
from $978 / night
Vacation rental for 6 people, with yard in Sherwood Forest
Pet allowed
Vacation rental for 6 people, with yard
1 bedroom
4.0
(5 reviews)
from $120 / night

Vacation Rentals with Internet

Vacation rental for 2 people, with yard in Sherwood Forest
Internet
Vacation rental for 2 people, with yard
1 bedroom
5.0
(3 reviews)
from $267 / night
Vacation rental for 5 people, with yard in Sherwood Forest
Internet
Vacation rental for 5 people, with yard
2 bedrooms
4.8
(78 reviews)
from $81 / night
Vacation rental for 5 people in Sherwood Forest
Internet
Vacation rental for 5 people
3 bedrooms
3.9
(3 reviews)
from $391 / night
Vacation rental for 5 people, with yard in Sherwood Forest
Internet
Vacation rental for 5 people, with yard
2 bedrooms
5.0
(7 reviews)
from $85 / night

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Highlights Sherwood Forest

  • Historic landmarks
  • Castles
  • Sherwood Forest
  • Farms
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Theater
  • Beautiful nature

Best vacation rentals in Sherwood Forest

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Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire
Vacation Rental • 4 Guests • 2 Bedrooms
4.7
(17 reviews)
Located down a quiet lane, Bowler Yard Cottage is a delightful stable conversion all on one floor, with vineyard surroundings. With great walking opportunities nearby, Sherwood Forest is only 3 miles away. The property offers flexible accommodation ideal for a family, boasting two bedrooms comprising one twin and one double, as well as a family wetroom. The open-plan living space hosts a well-equipped contemporary kitchen with all the amenities you need to make a delicious meal, a dining area and a sitting room with comfortable seating, perfect for relaxing after a long day exploring. Outsi...
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Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire
Vacation Rental • 2 Guests • 1 Bedroom
4.8
(9 reviews)
Ginny's Barn is a detached brick barn conversion, on the owner's mixed livestock and arable farm, at the edge of the small rural Nottinghamshire village of Askham. This well-equipped, spacious single-storey cottage offers open plan living areas, with traditional country furnishings, natural slate flooring with underfloor heating, exposed oak cross beams and a stable-style door. There is a grassed area to the front of the property, from where views of the orchard can be seen. Also the three towers of Lincoln Cathedral can be seen on the horizon from the bedroom window and garden. A short wal...
from $266 / night
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Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire
Vacation Rental • 2 Guests • 1 Bedroom
5.0
(3 reviews)
This delightful cottage was originally the grain store for this working livestock and arable farm, but has now been lovingly transformed into a cosy rural retreat, nestled on the edge of the village of Askham. This lovely ground floor apartment has underfloor heating throughout, making it warm and cosy no matter what time of year you visit. The open plan living area has every comfort on hand with a kitchen, dining area and a sitting area, from which you can enjoy a timeless view of the orchard. The Granary is surrounded by pleasant country lanes, perfect for a relaxing walk or bike ride in ...
from $267 / night

Most popular in Sherwood Forest

Pool 2
Internet 53
Pets allowed 14
Balcony/Terrace 10
TV 47
Air conditioning 4

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Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Sherwood Forest

$173for 8 Oct - 15 Oct
$202 annual average
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Vacation rentals availability Sherwood Forest

30%for 8 Oct - 15 Oct
52% annual average
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Vacation rentals in Sherwood Forest

Pack your carry-on and head to the legendary forest

Sherwood Forest is well known for its connection to the famed Robin Hood and his Merry Men who stole from the rich and gave to the poor. This tourist destination boasts the iconic 1100-year-old Major Oak that Robin Hood used as a meeting place in the Sherwood Forest. It is still there in all its splendor for you to see as well as many other related historic landmarks. There are numerous landmarks and architectural beauties to pique your curiosity in Nottinghamshire and surrounding townships. The shopping, pubs, and markets offer more adventure so you’ll be spoilt for choice to take it all in.

Lovely self-catering rentals for any traveler

Experience the true character of Sherwood Forest with one of these storybook rentals. Whether you’re looking for lavish accommodations or charming, budget friendly rental, any traveler is sure to find the perfect lodging. Guests can expect all the creature comforts including a kitchen, washing machine, hot tub and comfortable living room. Enjoy a fresh brew on the terrace or balcony. Have a BBQ or get cozy around the fireplace. Try a yoga session in the yard or perhaps a relaxing picnic. These rentals provide so many options to enhance your travels!

Vacations in Sherwood Forest

The area and getting around

Go on a cultural arts spree

Nottingham is known for its live performances, lively pubs, and dance clubs. Check out the Theater Royal Nottingham. Originally established in 1865, it’s the main theater in town featuring operas and community shows. There are many clubs featuring DJ’s, dance, and concerts like Where’s the Bass UK, The Bodega Social Club, and much more. Mansfield offers retail venues in the historic market area surrounded by charming avenues. Big brands like Primark and independent shops like Peacocks and Wilkinson are dotted along the district for you to explore. Bolsover Castle is a must for its architecture and romantic terrace, and elegant rooms for a glimpse of the artistic Stuart style.

Get your Nature fix

Hit the trails of Sherwood Forest where you’re likely to meet a rabbit, shrew, and hedgehog. Be sure to stroll along the Major Oak Trail, Giants Trail, Greenwood and Wildwood trails where you’ll encounter the highlights of the forest sites. The picturesque Edwinstowe, home to St. Mary’s Church, is also part of the charm. Clumber Park features 4000 acres of tranquil woodlands, heath, and farmland with avenues of lime trees, conifers, and Lebanese Cedars. The gardens boast rhododendrons along the paths surrounding the beautiful lake. Perfect for a peaceful stroll. The Derbyshire Dales can be accessed via the Heights of Abraham attraction.

Travelers and activities

Sherwood Forest for Adventure fans

In the summer heat take head to Robin Hood’s Wheelgate for a refreshing water park, air-conditioned play areas, and an animal adventure zone. There are several eateries so you can re-energize without leaving the park. Gulliver’s Kingdom is an amusement park full of Jurassic themed, age-appropriate adventure rides. They also offer climbing walls, caves, bumper cars, and a dinosaur discovery element. Go Ape Adventures is in Sherwood Forest with a tandem zip wire at 20mph. The Treetop adventure course is in four parts including the Challenge, Nets and even Forest Segways for an off-road experience through the woodlands.

Sherwood Forest for History buffs

Sherwood Forest, originally named Sciryuda in 958AD, meant woodland owned by the shire. It has passed through numerous wars, monarchs, the legendary Robin Hood, and is still home to nearly 1000 ancient oak trees making it a historian’s paradise overflowing with historical gems to be explored. Thoresby Park has signposts documenting the historic significance of the estate along its circular walks including St. John’s church and the majestic Thoresby Hall. Rufford Abbey, from the 12th century, is surrounded by gardens, a lake, and family activities in the center. Tour the underground reservoir at Papplewick’s Victorian steam engine waterworks and don’t miss the architecturally stunning 11th century Nottingham Castle and Wollaton Hall.

Major Oak is one of the Seven Natural Wonders at 1100 years old, 33’ around and an impressive 100’ canopy.

Top 5 travel tips in Sherwood Forest

1. Embark on the Robin Hood Town Tour

This iconic tour takes place in Nottinghamshire led by Ezekial Bones dressed in period costumes as Robin Hood. It is a theatrical historical tour of Robin Hood’s haunts including the underground caves. It ends with lunch at Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem, the oldest pub in England featuring fine ales and delicious food.

2. Ride the historical steam railway

Sherwood Forest Railway is Nottinghamshire’s original steam railway tucked away in the valley between Edwinstowe and Mansfield. The ride takes you through the old-style farmlands while blowing the whistle, making you feel like you stepped back in time. Enjoy the adventure park, picnic area and concessions at the depot after your trip.

3. Hike the Pine trails

Sherwood Pines features 100-year-old trees in the largest forest in East Midlands with 3000 acres to explore. There are bicycles for hire to navigate the wild trails as well as activity trails like the high rope course. Afterwards get refreshed with coffee and their famous sausage rolls locally sourced at the café.

4.Get interactive at the farm

White Post Farm features a variety of animals like reptiles, llamas, and chickens to touch, feed and generally enjoy. Then rev-up a go-kart around the track and other activities. Have a snack and watch a seasonal performance for a full day of fun.

5. Explore the gorge like an Archeologist

Creswell Crags features a phenomenal limestone gorge in Nottinghamshire with numerous caves, rock shelters and fissures. This site, popular among Archeologists since the 1800s, has been treasured for its prehistoric artifacts. There are rare flora and fauna species that dwell there too.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Sherwood Forest

On average, what was the cost for vacation rentals in Sherwood Forest last year?

Sherwood Forest is one of the cheapest cities in the United Kingdom. An overnight stay there costs on average $198 per night.

What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in Sherwood Forest?

Those who want to save as much as possible travel to Sherwood Forest in March, February, or April, which are the months that offer the most discount, with average prices of $182, $184, and $184 per night, respectively, based on the previous year.

When are vacation rentals more expensive in Sherwood Forest?

When it comes to booking a vacation rental in Sherwood Forest, the highest prices are found in the month of August (with an average of $214 per night), followed by July ($211), and then December ($207).

Is Sherwood Forest a good location for a last-minute getaway?

When planning a vacation to Sherwood Forest, we recommend you to be proactive as 83% of rentals are usually booked, according to the data from last year.

What time of the year can I find more available vacation rentals?

The months when it's easiest to find free accommodation in Sherwood Forest are January (the average amount of properties that are free reached 31% of the total last year), May (23%), and March (22%).

When are fewer rentals available in Sherwood Forest?

The months with the lowest properties available in Sherwood Forest are, in order, July, August, and December with respective average availability figures of 5%, 8%, and 13%, based on the previous year. During these three months, the availability is very low (9%). It is therefore recommended to book early.

How many vacation rentals are there in Sherwood Forest?

We have grouped together the offers from 6 different partners in Sherwood Forest, so we can provide you with around 110 properties. You're going to have a hard time deciding which one to go with!

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