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The Major Oak

The Major Oak 79 Rolleston Drive, Nottingham NG5 7JA, England
+44 115 958 4825
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If this tree could talk

In the middle of an ancient oak forest, the king of all oaks is the Major Oak. A marked path takes... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2018
Karen P
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Canberra, Australia
Good winter walk

Well layer out good pathways for buggies,restaurant facilities good staff helpful, worth seeing... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Bob8338
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The Major Oak 79 Rolleston Drive, Nottingham NG5 7JA, England
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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
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

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

Thank Bob8338
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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

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Nice visitors centre with history and story of Robin Hood, even saw the man himself, whilst he was talking to some school kids, great things to see on path, like the little wood houses made from tree stumps.

Thank Margaret C
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Worth a visit, some interesting information boards and visitor centre. Nice walk to major oak, very popular, longer walks too

Thank Ben B
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