Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve

Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve, Swinecote Road, Edwinstone, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG21 9HN
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Reviews & Ratings (from 17 reviews)


Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve Highlights

• A fantastic, world renowned forest • A rural setting, with good road links, disabled access and a large carpark • Your own wedding co-ordinator • A professional catering team, delivering great food and flexible menu options • A fully licensed bar, open until midnight
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About Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve

Legendary Sherwood Forest is a superb wedding venue.

With 450 acres of veteran oaks, one of the last remnants of the original royal hunting forest, Sherwood offers tremendous photo opportunities.

Weddings are celebrated in the newly refurbished Oak Room, and reception is in the spacious Forest Table Restaurant near by. We can cater for a wedding party of 60, and 120 for an evening buffet, with plenty of room for dancing.

Our experienced catering team will be delighted  to meet your needs, from a traditional wedding breakfast to an open air hog-roast, and will ensure all your guests have a really great time.

If you have your wedding in the afternoon, venue hire for the Oak Room and exclusive use of the Forest Table, can be yours from just £300.

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Reviews for Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve (17)


By Barbie and Cormac Burke, on 11 Oct 2014

Our wedding on 20th September 2014 was the best day ever! Thank you SOOO much to Hazel and her amazing team for making our special day to wonderful! Hazel was so supportive, helpful and reassuring during all the planning and nothing was too much trouble. The venue was transformed from a quiant little cafe into an amazing wedding venue - the decorations were delivered in boxes and the team did a fantastic job! Our guests and I were treated like VIP's and everyone commented on how professional the staff were. The food was fantastic and everything went without a hitch. Despite the rain we got some amazing photos! Both my husband and I had an amazing day and everyone I have spoken to have said it was a fantastic wedding. Collecting the decorations on next day was a simple process (thank you to my family for doing that) it was all packed away with great care. My heartfelt thanks again to Hazel and her team and to our registrars who officiated the ceremony. :-))

Medieval Wedding

By Andy and Jon, on 07 Aug 2014

We recently held our themed wedding at Sherwood Forest and also held our reception there. The wedding co-ordinators could not do enough to help.We had decided to hold a Medieval wedding with all guests in pereod dress. The staff all joined in dressing in the same pereod. The reception was also provided by the staff at Sherwood. Nothing was to much trouble. I have nothing but praise for them and highly reccomend themto anyone considering such an event.

great venue for a gay wedding, poor brochure

By Lisa and Lucy, on 25 Jul 2014

Myself and my partner have recently booked our wedding at Sherwood Forest. as a gay couple we eagerly anticipated the change in the law to allow us to get married. We love Sherwood Forest and visit regularly as we live close by. We were reluctant to contact Sherwood at first as we had seen the brochure and it is very heterosexual orientated. We did actually ring up prior to meeting the wedding planner as we have had some really difficult experiences with other venues who are not so keen to host a same sex ceremony. I have to say that as soon as we had spoken to Julie Fox we were at ease, she was absolutely lovely and really open to all our ideas and keen to make it a special day for us and she also acknowledged the new change in law and clearly had no issues with this which was lovely for us. I cannot speak highly enough of the service we were offered when we went to make our initial booking, but again when we viewed the brochure with Julie it was all exclusively heterosexual which tends to make you feel like a second class customer, although this wasn't anything that Julie did!

Thank you

By Kate and Gary Lambert, on 02 Jul 2014

Hello Julie and the team! We will be sending thank you cards soon but in the meantime we wanted to say thank you for such a fantastic wedding day on 20th June 2014. Everything went without a hitch and it was truly the best day of our lives :-) Julie - I know you will be sad to miss the occasion and I hope you get well soon. Your team (especially Hazel) did an absolutely brilliant job and we can't thank them all enough. The weather was great, everything looked beautiful and it was all even better than we expected it would be! Thank you again :-)

Thanl you so much

By Lee & Emma Douglas, on 16 Jun 2014

We just want to say how fantastic everything was on our big day. The food was delicous and tasty. The room looked amazing. All staff were friendly and helpful. You did us proud, nothing was too much trouble. Julie you are a star. Thank you so much.

massive Thank You

By Nicki & Wayne, on 17 Feb 2014

Julie, We just wanted to say a massive thank you to yourself and all your staff for making our wedding last Friday such a fantastic day. The planning, food, service etc was just perfect and everyone who attended all thoroughly enjoyed themselves.

Thank you all

By Paul & Kathryn, on 28 Nov 2013

Thank you for making our wedding (on 21/09/13) a wonderfull day that will always be a great memory for us.

thank you Julie, Isabel & all the staff

By Paul & Fran Markland, on 20 Nov 2013

Thank you for such a beautiful day and and for being so attentive & making our wedding day perfect.

Thank you Julie

By Mary & Kevin, on 14 Oct 2013

A very big "thank you" to Julie and all the staff at the Forest Table Restaurant for making Kathryn & Paul's special day so wonderful. The food and service was first class. A special thank you also to Julie on the wdding planning team for answering the many questionsand the kind lady who took guests home because we didn't have enough taxis. Thank you all

Big Thanks to all of You

By Rob & Deb, on 19 Sep 2013

We can't thank enough all the staff who worked so hard to make our wedding day great! Thank You.

Everything we could've possibly dreamed of...

By Gayle and Matthew Hajipanayi, on 28 Jul 2013

Julie and all the staff were absolutely amazing - they catered for everyone's disabilities, dietary/religious requirements and knew precisely how we wanted the day to be. Everything was just perfect in every way. I cannot thank you all enough.

Son and Daughter in Laws wedding

By Anne-Marie Murphy, on 21 Jul 2013

My son Matthew married Gayle here on Sat 20th july. Julie and her staff made every detail perfect. It is a wonderful natural venue surrounded by nature. The food was lovely and plenty of it! I had to phone Julie a couple of times to ask for hotel and hairdresser recommendation. Also to ask about disabled facilities. (It is fully accessable) Thanks again for a wonderful wedding to remember x

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Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve Facilities

Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony License
Exclusive Use
In the Country
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Dance Floor
Entertainment License
DJ Facilities
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Alcohol License
Capacity :
30 to 50 guests
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
Other Features :
Disabled Facilities
Car Parking

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