YHA Sherwood Forest

YHA Sherwood Forest

Edwinstowe, Nottingham, NG21 9RN

Excellent 92%

(98 reviews)

Bed in a single sex shared dorm - Beds from £15.00
Private room - Rooms from £25.00


Set on the edge of the area famed for being the home territory of Robin Hood, YHA Sherwood is a lively hostel with cosy social areas, high quality facilities and a quirky exterior.

Look out for personal touches celebrating the legendary Robin Hood! The visitor centre and majestic Major Oak are nearby, as well as the village of Edwinstowe. There are lots of routes for walking holidays and cycling holidays and several parks are within easy reach, making the hostel ideal for family activity breaks.

Why guests love YHA Sherwood Forest

  • On the edge of Robin Hood territory
  • High-calibre facilities
  • Close to Sherwood Forest and Clumber Park

Accommodation at YHA Sherwood Forest

The hostel

Most rooms in this 48 bed hostel are en-suite and some private rooms have a terrace - great for relaxing family breaks.

Hire the whole place

This hostel is occasionally made available for hire on an exclusive basis. This means that you can have the place to yourself and choose how many of your friends, family, club mates, etc., join you. We allocate availability for exclusive use in blocks, typically up to 90 days in the future. If you are looking for space to stay with us on a normal shared basis, and can’t see any availability three months or more into the future, then this hostel may be being held for Exclusive Hire. You can check availability for Exclusive Hire on our dedicated website.




  • Ambulant accessible
  • Cot available
  • Cycle store
  • Free wi-fi
  • Garden / grounds
  • Wheelchair accessible


  • Drying room
  • Lounge
  • Luggage store


  • Board games
  • TV

Accommodation options

  • Private rooms available
  • En suite rooms available

Food & drink

  • Dining room
  • Group catering available
  • Licensed bar
  • Meals available
  • Self-catering kitchen

Transportation & parking

  • Parking

Other YHA products

  • Trade bookings
  • YHA Exclusive Hire
  • YHA School Trips

Need to know

Check in: 17.00 - 22.00

Check out: Before 10.00

Open every day?: YHA Sherwood Forest is open for bookings during weekends and school holidays. From Monday to Thursday the hostel is open for group bookings. During this time, beds and rooms may become available - please check up to three months in advance of your travel date. YHA Sherwood Forest is available for YHA Exclusive Hire weekends in September and October and from November until Easter.

Towels and toiletries: Towels and toiletries are not provided but are available to hire or purchase from reception. Bedding is supplied.

Parking: There is a large car park for guests and signage makes us easy to find.

Wi-Fi: Free wi-fi is available in social spaces.

YHA Sherwood Forest - Access Statement

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YHA Sherwood Forest

Edwinstowe, Nottingham, NG21 9RN

Map references

OS Map: 120

OS Grid Ref: SK625673

Lat/Lng: 53.197656, -1.067374

Contact information

Phone: +44 345 371 9139

Email: [email protected]

YHA Exclusive Hire

Make YHA Sherwood Forest your home for a few days by booking the whole place for yourself! Visit our YHA Exclusive Hire website for more information.

YHA School Trips

YHA Sherwood is a fantastic destination for school groups. With the Robin Hood visitor centre and majestic Major Oak nearby, and the acres of parks and woodland surrounding the hostel, the possibilities for engaging students are nearly endless. There are beds for up to 48 people, classroom facilities and delicious meals. 

Visit the YHA School Trips website for more information.


We are very grateful for all of the help and support that our generous volunteers give to YHA. We are proud of our “Investors in Volunteering” accreditation and have a wide range of opportunities available across the country, all of which will provide great learning or social experiences and help us to create even more opportunities for young people.

Volunteering is a great way to meet people, visit new places, gain experiences and have fun. Full details of all of our various volunteering programmes can be found on theVolunteering website.

At YHA Sherwood Forest we offer the following volunteering opportunities subject to availability:

Please contact [email protected] or call 01629 592562 for more information.

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