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The Major Oak

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Nice walk

The tree is really cool to look at and it nice that is protected from damage by humans climbing on... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
jpiper32819
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Orlando, Florida
A very pleasant walk

Surprisingly a very nice and easy walk for those who have to push a wheelchair, I was able to push... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Vetti2014
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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The Major Oak 79 Rolleston Drive, Nottingham NG5 7JA, England
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

The tree is really cool to look at and it nice that is protected from damage by humans climbing on it. The park has great walking trails and lots of areas to explore. I was very disappointed the visitor's center was closed for renovation.

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Reviewed 19 July 2018

Surprisingly a very nice and easy walk for those who have to push a wheelchair, I was able to push my mother in the wheelchair not only to the Major Oak but also around the very quaint exhibition which reminded me of my school days....More

Thank Vetti2014
Reviewed 23 February 2018

In the middle of an ancient oak forest, the king of all oaks is the Major Oak. A marked path takes you to this ancient wonder and it is massive. Its branches are being held up by huge stays and ropes because they are so...More

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Well layer out good pathways for buggies,restaurant facilities good staff helpful, worth seeing energetic walk.

Thank Bob8338
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Fairly flat so buggies and wheelchairs can get around without too much trouble. Obviously the amount of enjoyment you get from this place could depend on the weather. If like me you aren't too bothered with sun or rain etc then it's one of the...More

Thank Nick0506
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The car park is either free or £3 depending on when you go. There are many walks around the area which are on hard ground or you can venture away from the main tracks and then you will be better with walking boots. The Major...More

Thank purpletravelat
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

A great piece of history and incredibly glad that we were able to visit. Would love to come back again when it's sunny, I can imagine it's beautiful!

Thank Emily H
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Went for a walk around the sherwood forest to see the magnificent major oak tree. I imagine it looks much better in the summer as it was a little drag looking into winter however its still quite impressive. They also have information boards near the...More

Thank Gemmad1989
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The Major Oak was voted England's "Tree of the Year" in 2014. It's estimated age is between 800-1000 years old. The tree has a girth of 10 metres and a spread of 28 metres. It weighs around 23 tonnes. The Major Oak is suffering from...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 7 October 2016

As everyone, grew up watching movies or cartoons on Robin Hood, it is a lovely place to visit if you are around the area.

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