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Sherwood Pines venue info

The venue

Concert timings

Concert car parks open at 5pm. The arena opens at 6pm, with live music starting at about 7.30pm and finishing about 10.30pm. These times are approximate; the latest updates on running times will be posted here approximately 2 weeks before the concert. Please leave quietly at the end of the concert in consideration for local residents.

Site opening times

Sherwood Pines Forest Park is closed to the public at 3.00pm on concert days in order to prepare for the concerts. Free access to concert car parks from 5pm.


This is an outdoor venue. Seating is not provided or reserved. You are welcome to bring folding picnic chairs or rugs. If a standing area has been designated directly in front of the stage, seating brought into the venue will not be allowed in this area.

Food & drink

A full licensed bar and a variety of hot food outlets are available. Please note bar and food outlets do not accept card payments.
You are welcome to bring picnics, but please check the terms and conditions carefully as some items are not permitted in the arena.

General information

What to wear

We advise that you wear suitable clothing and footwear for an outdoor event. Unfortunately, we cannot permit umbrellas to be taken into the arena.

Cash points

There is no cashpoint at the venue. The nearest cash points are at Ollerton roundabout and at Edwinstowe.


The nearest public pay phone is in Edwinstowe, 1.5 miles away. Mobile coverage on all networks is poor.

Local accommodation

No camping will be allowed on site or in the car park area.
The nearest camp site is:
Sherwood Forest Caravan Park, nr Edwinstowe (tel: 01623 823132). A forest holidays  cabin site is located at Sherwood Pines Forest. Visit for more local accommodation options

Disabled visitors

A viewing platform is available. Places on the viewing platform cannot be reserved or guaranteed.
A disabled car park is available and priority is given to badge holders. It is approx 200m from the disabled car park to the arena entrance along paths with a compacted stone chip surface. The whole of the site is relatively level and all our paths are surfaced and
well drained.
Disabled toilets are available at the visitor centre and also inside the arena.
Registered assistance dogs are permitted, but the live sound may disturb the animal. No other dogs are allowed on site.
Lasers and strobe lighting may be used as part of the performance. See our access policy or contact box office on 03000 680400.

How to get there

Directions to Sherwood Pines

On the B6030 between Clipstone and Ollerton. Postcode: NG21 9JL.

Travel info

Sufficient car parking for visitors is provided on site. Vehicles should not be left overnight in the car parks. Please consider the environment and car share where possible.

The nearest train station is at Mansfield (Worksop to Nottingham line), 6 miles away.

If booking a taxi it is essential that you book your outward and return journey in advance.



Last updated: 6th September 2018


or call our box office on 03000 680400

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