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Planning Your Learning Visit

To help your visit to the forest go smoothly and to help you with your planning stage, example risk assessments, site safety information and suggested learning objectives are available.

Whenever possible on all booked visits a ranger will meet and welcome your group. This is a chance to meet a new face and someone who works for the Forestry Commission.

For both led and self-led options a pre-visit is always recommended to ensure you know where you can go, what you will be doing and what resources are available.

On the day you can park in the designated coach parking bay large enough for up to three coaches - there is no additional charge for your coach parking.

A short walk from the car park you will find the toilets, cafe, play areas and the start of the walking trails. We have plenty of picnic benches in the forest but if you want and indoor space the why not hire the use of our Forest Classroom?

To really get the most out of your trip why not book onto one of our 'Making the Most of Outdoor Learning' training days?

 Kids starjumping on Sherwood Heath

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For further information or to book your visit please contact the Learning Rangers on 0300 067 5467 or email

Last updated: 13th April 2016


Sherwood Learning Rangers

0300 067 5467

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England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.