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YHA Sherwood Forest

Forest Corner, Edwinstowe, Nr Mansfield, Nottingham, NG219RN, United Kingdom

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Situated on the edge of the world famous Sherwood Forest, we are the ideal spot for families or individuals looking for that perfect getaway.

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Nottingham Hostel

Hostel Nottingham

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Sherwood Forest YHA is a modern property on the edge of Robin Hood’s fabled territory. A visitor centre and the majestic Major Oak are nearby, as well as the village of Edwinstowe.

Most rooms are en-suite and some family rooms have a terrace. We also have a restaurant and bar serving meals and breakfasts. There is capacity for 39 guests and facilities include TV lounge, self-catering kitchen, evening meals, car park and facilities for wheelchair users.

Many walking and cycling routes and several parks are within easy reach. The Sherwood Forest hostel is also in easy reach of stately homes, castles and the historic towns of Nottingham and Newark.


Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 16 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Children under the age of 18 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are not members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association
  • A discount of 10 % of rates quoted is available to members on arrival.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • TV room


  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Internet Cafe Distance - Less than 500 m

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Basic Shop
  • Car Parking at Hostel
  • Car Parking at Hostel Type - Free
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Cycle Storage
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

From 17:00 to 22:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +44 345 3719139

Fax. +44 345 3719140

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Sherwood Forest (The Visitor Centre & Major Oak) (500m to 1km)
  • Sherwood Pines (3 to 5km)
  • Clumber Park (More than 10km)

See the full list of attractions



wish it wasnt closed from 10 to 4. Inconvenient for travelers such as myself. Wanted to be able to put my refrigerated food in the fridge when I arrived. I had been traveling from York YHA to Sherwood YHA and I had to leave my groceries in the car for hours on a very hot day. I didn't need to gain access to a room, just the self-catering kitchen. Otherwise, it was a VERY nice hostel and I really enjoyed it there. Very friendly staff and well prepared food. It was so clean and comfortable.


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Fri 01 Sep 2017

gut für eine einwöchige Auszeit. Eldorado für Radreisende und Mountainbiker.


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Wed 23 Apr 2014

The staff were terrific! I was trying to figure out where I wanted to go next and they were really helpful with suggesting places and looking up other YHA places, prices and their numbers so I could get all the relevant info. They also got me booked into the next place easily and were super friendly :)


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Fri 25 Oct 2013

JH am Sherwood, Natur pur und in Edwinstone bekommt man alles, was man braucht. Selbstversorger und Halbpension möglich, keine Waschmaschine Trockner etc.


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Mon 23 Sep 2013


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (Less than 500m)
  • Cycle trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Nightlife (500m - 1km)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (500m - 1km)
  • Swimming pool (1 to 2km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (500m - 1km)
  • Wooded Area (At or next to the hostel)
Getting to us

Getting to us

56km to East Midlands Airport
Bus #33 runs from Notthingham to Royal Oak Edwinstowe. Bus stop is 400m from the hostel
Parking is available at the hostel
32km to Notthingham train station

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