Sherwood Forest : Country Kids ..

We have had a fun packed week as the kids and even hubby were off school and work for half term holidays. Double busy, even when the weather was not great. The best day of the week was Monday, we tried to make the most of it.

On Monday we went to visit Sherwood Forest in Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire. The weather was amazing for the time of year and the sun was shining brightly. Not like the rest of the week, as mentioned, which was dull and rainy. 

We wanted somewhere to go where we could spend a good few hours, which was also puppy friendly. Somewhere we could wear the puppy out and the children too. We knew this might be the best day of the week, so somewhere outdoors it was!!

Sherwood Forest was a perfect choice. The children loved running around, playing on the parks and in the woods. All the while taking in all the sights and sounds of mother nature. Mollie enjoyed sniffing around at all the new smells.

Not everyday you see Robin Hood posing for pictures at The Major Oak!!

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26 Comments

  1. Kara Guppy
    31st October 2015 / 8:42 am

    I have always wanted to visit Sherwood Forest, especially during their Robin Hood festival. Looks like you had a brilliant time. popping by from Just another Linky

    • Clairejustine oxox
      31st October 2015 / 8:45 pm

      Thanks Kara, whoo I remember going at festival time, not been for a few years but will have to remember to look out for it 🙂

  2. Arthur Wears
    31st October 2015 / 10:00 am

    Ahhhh I grew up near Sherwood Forest – I haven't been for years but it brings back lots of memories and I can't wait to take Arthur when he is older! #justanotherlinky

    • Clairejustine oxox
      31st October 2015 / 8:46 pm

      Aww Arthur will love it 🙂

  3. Tamar SB
    31st October 2015 / 11:28 am

    Those trees are wicked cool! Perfect for climbing!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      31st October 2015 / 8:47 pm

      Thanks Tamar, I got some amazing tree pictures 🙂

  4. Coombe Mill
    31st October 2015 / 1:56 pm

    I have yet to see anyone not love Sherwood forest, it looks such an amazing place for a family walk and certainly puppy friendly too. The trees look amazing and I can't think of a better time of year to visit. thank you for sharing your lovely photos from your day on Country Kids.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      31st October 2015 / 8:48 pm

      Thank you Fiona, love it here 🙂

  5. Laura Yoder
    31st October 2015 / 2:31 pm

    How fun!!!! Looks like a beautiful spot!Laurawww.24-7style.com

    • Clairejustine oxox
      31st October 2015 / 8:54 pm

      Thank you Laura, such a beautiful place here 🙂

  6. Linda @ Life and Linda
    31st October 2015 / 2:53 pm

    Very wicked looking trees. How fun to visit these magical place. Happy Halloween.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      31st October 2015 / 8:55 pm

      Thank you Linda, so many fun trees here 🙂

  7. Mica T
    1st November 2015 / 1:12 am

    Looks and sounds like a really fun place for kids to play! :)Away From The Blue Blog

    • Clairejustine oxox
      1st November 2015 / 6:56 am

      Thank you Mica 🙂

  8. Miranda Gonzalez
    1st November 2015 / 3:42 pm

    There is actually a Sherwood Forest!?!? What???? I seriously did not know this. And the pictures are really good, too. I've seriously never had England very high on my must-travel to list, but this definitely just bumped it way up. What else have I not known???

  9. Entertaining Elliot
    1st November 2015 / 5:03 pm

    Love all the changing colours of the trees! Looks like a great place to explore, it's always somewhere I've fancied going to #busydoinglife

  10. rocknrollerbaby
    1st November 2015 / 7:51 pm

    Great pictures. we've spent a lot of time in the outdoors this half term and the weather's been fantastic for it! 🙂

  11. Ellie Key
    1st November 2015 / 9:39 pm

    Looks like a great day out!#busydoinglife

  12. Robyn
    2nd November 2015 / 8:38 am

    That's terrific that you're able to bring your dog as well! There are so many things we'd like to do as a family where the dog isn't welcome which means having another outing later in the day so she can get some exercise. Fitting one outing a day around the 1-year old's naps and mealtimes is hard enough! This looks like great fun on a beautiful day. #busydoinglife

  13. Luke Strickland
    2nd November 2015 / 7:16 pm

    Fab pics, and it's such a great time of year to be in the woods isn't it? Not ventured up to Sherwood Forest but we must do so at some point! Enjoyed connecting with your blog via #busydoinglife

  14. NewMummy Blogger
    3rd November 2015 / 10:29 pm

    It sounds like a brilliant day out and great you visited on a nice day. The weather really was quite rubbish last week! #busydoinglife

  15. Something Crunchy Mummy
    4th November 2015 / 3:04 pm

    Looks and sounds like a brilliant day! Thanks for linking up to #justanotherlinky xx

  16. Jenny Eaves
    4th November 2015 / 8:16 pm

    How cool, I love the little playground challenge and the trees are fantastic for climbing, as your two clearly seem to know! I love the size of the old trees, does one of them have supports to hold up the branches? It looks like a fantastic place to burn off some steam. Fab that they have actors dressed up for the parts too, that would be so much fun! Thanks so much for linking up to #Whatevertheweather 🙂 x

  17. Claire Hall - Tin Box Traveller
    5th November 2015 / 10:46 pm

    I love places where you can stretch everyone's legs. It looks like you picked the right day for it! X #whatevertheweather

  18. Bethan Sian
    6th November 2015 / 6:53 pm

    Oh wow!! What great photos! I love days out like this 🙂 Looks and sounds like you had a fab day Thanks for linking up to #justanotherlinky

  19. Chloe Ciliberto
    8th November 2015 / 3:00 pm

    I love that there is a playground and the trail sounds so much fun. Those trees are so big!!!!! I love forests and I love Robin Hood. It's so cool that the forest plays on this and makes it really interactive. Such beautiful photos as well. Your shots of the trees are really stunning. Thank you so much for linking up to #whatevertheweather – Chloe, Life Unexpected xxx(please don't forget to add our badge so other people can find out about our lovely linky and so you can be considered for the comp!)

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