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Hello and welcome to the ‘In Edwinstowe’ website, your one stop shop for all things in Edwinstowe. If it’s happening in Edwinstowe it’s on this site. This site has been developed by the community for the community.

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This website has been created to collate everything about what’s happening, where to eat, where to shop and all the services available around and in Edwinstowe. If it is ‘In Edwinstowe’, it’s on this website.

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Places of Interest in Edwinstowe

  • Rufford Abbey

    Rufford Abbey

    The best-preserved remains of a Cistercian abbey west cloister range in England, dating mainly from around 1170. Incorporated into part of a 17th century and later mansion, set in Rufford Country Park. Rufford was one of the first abbeys in England to be affected by the Suppression of the Monasteries, and the whole estate was quickly acquired by George Talbot, 4th Earl of Shrewsbury.

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  • Vicar Water Country Park

    Vicar Water Country Park

    Vicar Water Country Park is just to the south of Clipstone village and has been formed on the site of a former colliery, lying in the shadow of the headstocks of Clipstone Colliery.

    At the centre of the park is Vicar Pond, a large fishing lake that was created by the 5th Duke of Portland in the 1870’s. In the past the lake has been used for boating and swimming but today it is a thriving coarse fishery (day tickets available). The park is also a designated local nature reserve.

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  • King John's Palace

    King John's Palace

    King John’s Palace is the remains of a former medieval royal residence in Clipstone, north-west Nottinghamshire. The name “King John’s Palace” has been used since the 18th century; prior to that the site was known as the “King’s Houses”. It is not known how or when the building became associated with King John as he only spent a total of nine days here.

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  • Sherwood Pines

    Sherwood Pines

    Sherwood Pines Forest Park is a fantastic and inspiring place to experience the outdoors. There is something for everyone all year round, from walking and family cycling to mountain biking, Go Ape and adventure play. The park is open all year round (apart from Christmas Day) from 8:00am till dusk.

    Forestry Commission, Kings Clipstone, Mansfield, NG21 9JL. Tel: 03000 675443

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  • Spa Ponds

    Spa Ponds

    This wildlife-rich reserve consists of a mixture of dry grassland and woodland and a series of spring-fed ponds, three of which are medieval in origin. Enjoy butterflies and dragonflies during the summer. The site, formerly a Wildlfie Trust Reserve is now owned and cared for by Forest Town Nature Conservation Group.

    The Forest Town Nature Conservation Group (FTNCG) works to improve nature conservation sites within and around Forest Town (Mansfield), including Spa Ponds.

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  • Sherwood Forest

    Sherwood Forest

    Sherwood Forest, a 450-acre country park, is home to the well-loved veteran oak tree, the Major Oak which is known throughout the world for its connection to Nottinghamshire’s legendary hero Robin Hood. Sherwood Forest is located near the village of Edwinstowe, in north Nottinghamshire, and the large English oak is thought to be between 800 and 1,000 years old. Legend has it that the ancient oak not only provided Robin Hood with shelter, it was also the place where he and his Merry Men slept.

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Local Bus Timetables in Edwinstowe – Click to download PDF

Stagecoach 14


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Stagecoach 15 and 15a


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Stagecoach 305

Old Clipstone
Dukeries Academy

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Stagecoach 209


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Trent Barton Pronto


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Travel Wright 227


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Edwinstowe Hopper


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Sherwood Arrow


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A Potted History

Edwinstowe is an ancient rural village in the heart of Sherwood Forest.

Bow and Arrow - Read a potted history of Edwinstowe

Emergency Contacts

In an emergency dial:

  • 999 for Police, Fire, Ambulance
  • 0800 111 999 - National Gas Emergency Services
  • 0800 056 8090 - East Midlands Region Electricity
  • 0800 783 4444 - Water, Severn Trent

A full list of contacts can be found here

Edwinstowe ATM's

Co-operative Bank plc
96 High St
NG21 9QS
Bank of Ireland
11 High Street
NG21 9QP
No longer available
Money may be obtained
in the Post Office
The Market Garden
2 Church St
NG21 9QA
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