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Sherwood Forest,

formerly a large royal forest, mainly in Nottinghamshire, central England. Remnants of the forest exist near MansfieldMansfield,
city (71,325) and district, Nottinghamshire, central England, on the western border of Sherwood Forest. The city lies in a coal district, with manufactures of hosiery, shoes, and metal products. Limestone and red and white sandstone are quarried nearby.
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 and HucknallHucknall
or Hucknall Torkard,
town (1991 pop. 28,592), Nottinghamshire, central England. It has coal mines and manufactures hosiery. George Byron is buried in the parish church.
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; efforts began in the 1990s to replant and expand it. It is famous as the haunt of Robin HoodRobin Hood,
legendary hero of 12th-century England who robbed the rich to help the poor. Chivalrous, manly, fair, and always ready for a joke, Robin Hood reflected many of the ideals of the English yeoman.
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 and his band.

Sherwood Forest

an ancient forest in central England, in Nottinghamshire: formerly a royal hunting ground and much more extensive; famous as the home of Robin Hood
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There were a hierarchy of officials such as Regarders (surveyors), Agisters (admin), Courts of the Forest( law enforcement) all overseen by the Keeper of Sherwood Forest who was the constable of Nottingham Castle.
A new ride expected to come to Sherwood Forest is the Tropical Cyclone which has been unveiled at other Center Parcs sites.
Like Sherwood Forest and Project Morry, the Fiver Children's Foundation is a comprehensive youth development organization empowering hundreds of children to develop life skills and to reach their full potential.
The Center Parcs concept originated in Holland in 1967, with Sherwood Forest opening in the UK in 1987.
Sherwood Forest pair Anthony Wain (left) and Ross Overton, who shot the best second round score, with Alan Haigh, the captain of Woodsome Hall
As we were in Sherwood Forest, we decided to keep our activities outdoors.
The legend says that he robbed from the rich to give to the poor, resisted "bad" King John and hid out in Sherwood Forest.
uk) weekend three-night break in a Woodland Lodge at Sherwood Forest costs from PS459
r a Head to Sherwood Forest where you can roam the paths within 450 acres of forest, just like Robin Hood and his Merry Men.
Discover Robin Hood in Sherwood Forest will cover 40 acres and include a domed attraction chronicling the history of the forest.
The company has commenced an initiative that involves planting 50 tonnes of Norfolk Reed in certain waterways at Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire, as part of its conservation efforts.
MY WEEK Punting high A quiet week given the lack of technology and turf accountants during a long weekend in Sherwood Forest, but Takealookatmenow sent me on my way with a winner Punting low Laatafreet's flop at Kempton on Wednesday was at least partially understandable because of a lengthy absence, but finding an explanation for the usually consistent Alive And Kicking bombing was much more difficult One eye on the weekend Six furlongs on testing ground should be ideal for Rusty Rocket, and if the 33-1 shot makes the cut for Saturday's Bond Tyres Trophy at York then these are the conditions he should encounter in view of the weather forecast