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The Major Oak

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A legend revisited

Having not seen this tree for about 50 years we took our grandson to see the legend of Robin Hood... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dronfield, United Kingdom

had a lovely walk through the forest to the major oak. the paths are decent with plenty of space... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2018
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having not seen this tree for about 50 years we took our grandson to see the legend of Robin Hood. There is ample parking and the walk through the forest is wonderful especially at this time of the year. The paths are clearly signposted and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

had a lovely walk through the forest to the major oak. the paths are decent with plenty of space and flat enough for easy walking. the oak is really impressive. it's fenced off so you can't touch it but it's great to see. there is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tbaker99
Reviewed 14 August 2018

The tree is really cool to look at and it nice that is protected from damage by humans climbing on it. The park has great walking trails and lots of areas to explore. I was very disappointed the visitor's center was closed for renovation.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jpiper32819
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Surprisingly a very nice and easy walk for those who have to push a wheelchair, I was able to push my mother in the wheelchair not only to the Major Oak but also around the very quaint exhibition which reminded me of my school days....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Vetti2014
Reviewed 23 February 2018

In the middle of an ancient oak forest, the king of all oaks is the Major Oak. A marked path takes you to this ancient wonder and it is massive. Its branches are being held up by huge stays and ropes because they are so...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Karen P
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Well layer out good pathways for buggies,restaurant facilities good staff helpful, worth seeing energetic walk.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Bob8338
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Fairly flat so buggies and wheelchairs can get around without too much trouble. Obviously the amount of enjoyment you get from this place could depend on the weather. If like me you aren't too bothered with sun or rain etc then it's one of the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Nick0506
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The car park is either free or £3 depending on when you go. There are many walks around the area which are on hard ground or you can venture away from the main tracks and then you will be better with walking boots. The Major...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank purpletravelat
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

A great piece of history and incredibly glad that we were able to visit. Would love to come back again when it's sunny, I can imagine it's beautiful!

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Emily H
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Went for a walk around the sherwood forest to see the magnificent major oak tree. I imagine it looks much better in the summer as it was a little drag looking into winter however its still quite impressive. They also have information boards near the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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