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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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| ADRIAN CAFFERY Adrian Caffery and family were guests of The Sherwood Hideaway in Sherwood Forest, where a fournight break starting September 16 starts at PS674, based on up to four people sharing a two-bedroom Woodland View lodge, complete with hot tub.
This is a return visit for Barbara who has conducted wildlife surveys in the wider Sherwood Forest area and raised awareness for wildlife in Britain over several years.
But performances have been fairly good, despite being in the relegation mix, and last week's win over Skegness will hopefully have given Emley a lift as they head off into the Sherwood Forest hoping to raid their hosts and bring the spoils back to West Yorkshire.
But that year of studying in a research institution gave me an inkling about the value of research, and so, with more trepidation than confidence, when a research project called the National Inclusive Camp Practices Project (Brannon, Fullerton, Arick, Robb, & Bender, 2003) knocked on Sherwood Forest's door, I encouraged everyone to agree to participate, and we did.
The refurbishment marks the 30th anniversary in the UK for Center Parcs, which had its first British site in Sherwood Forest.
Facts |The Aqua Sana spa is at Center Parcs Sherwood Forest, near Newark in Nottinghamshire.
Get there | |The Aqua Sana spa is at Center Parcs Sherwood Forest, near Newark in Nottinghamshire.
Investigation of our patient's erythrocytosis led to a diagnosis of Hb Sherwood Forest, a high-affinity hemoglobin that has been infrequently described in the medical literature.
The Center Parcs concept originated in Holland in 1967, with Sherwood Forest opening in the UK in 1987.
like the Doctor and Clara (Jenna Coleman, left) ending up in Sherwood Forest with Robin Hood to try and foil an alien plan!