Sherwood Forest Art and Craft Centre and Cafe lies in the beautifully converted coach house and stables of the former Edwinstowe Hall. It is just a short walk from the famous Major Oak and RSPB Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve.
The atrium and courtyard house a variety of artists and craftspeople. Visitors can buy original and unique gifts directly from the craftspeople.
Their centre is home to a variety of unusual crafts including textiles, fossils and gemstones, paintings, coppersmith, candles, fabric crafts, paper crafts, hand crafted chocolate, handmade soap and jewellery.
We are officially excellent!
We're pleased to announce that the centre has been recognised with a 2019 Certificate of Excellence, based on the consistently great reviews on TripAdvisor.
Throughout the year there are a variety of special events to make your visit even more memorable, including themed weekends and family activities.
Children’s Crafts Wednesday 31 July Wednesday 14, 21 and 28 August Wednesday 23 and 30 October
Free have-a-go circus skills 11am to 2pm Wednesday 14 August Saturday 24 August Wednesday 23 October
Robin Hood Festival Monday 5 August to Sunday 11 August
August bank holiday activities Saturday 24 August to Monday 26 August
Christmas weekend festival Saturday 23 November to Sunday 24 November With Christmas activities during weekends throughout December
There are eleven studios enclosed by a glass foyer ensuring that your visit is unspoilt by the weather. In the courtyard outside there are five more studios with a small picnic area nearby.
The centre is a working art and craft centre with an extensive variety of arts and crafts where you can see craft workers putting the finishing touches to original gifts and products.