The thriving historic village of Edwinstowe has a population of c5000 people and is set in the heart of Sherwood Forest, world famous Robin Hood Country; there is an interesting period High Street with interesting independent shops, restaurants, and village inns and a Visitor's Centre for the Forest.
There are both state schooling and independent schooling options, including Wellow House and Worksop College and Preparatory School serving infant, junior and senior pupils in the area.
Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve contains some of the oldest trees in Europe, veteran oaks five centuries old and the world-famous Major Oak, still producing acorns after standing at the heart of the forest for an estimated 800 years.
The 450 acre country park is part of the Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve, designated in 2002 by Natural England, the Government agency responsible for safeguarding our natural environment.
There are swift direct links to the A1 /M1 Motorway national road network, Robin Hood Airport and the surrounding regional population centres which serve the commuting worker seeking a rural lifestyle.
Population – 5,200
Nearest Medical Centre – Major Oak Medical Practice, Edwinstowe
Nearest Railway Station – Shirebrook (8 miles)
Newark & Sherwood District Council
Castle House, Great North Road, Newark on Trent, Nottinghamshire NG24 1BY
Bright Beginnings Day Nursery, Edwinstowe
King Edwin Primary School, Edwinstowe
St. Mary’s C of E Primary School, Edwinstowe
Wellow House School, Wellow (4 miles)
Meden School (Secondary), Warsop, Mansfield (5 miles)
Worksop College, Worksop (8 miles)
PUBS AND RESTAURANTS
The Dukeries Lodge
Hammer and Wedge
Launay’s Restaurant and Bar
MANSFIELD – 8 miles
WORKSOP – 10 miles
SOUTHWELL – 12 miles
NEWARK ON TRENT – 17 miles
NOTTINGHAM – 20 miles
SHEFFIELD – 29 miles