Welcome to the Sherwood forest Art and Craft Centre situated in the heart of Sherwood forest known as Robin Hood country. The Craft Centre exudes historic charm and is the place to visit to shop and eat.
The historic stable block, now reborn as Nottinghamshire’s largest Craft Centre with a courtyard/atrium where you can enjoy a meal or a cup of tea protected from the weather.
We have a range of stores on site selling locally produced gifts, treats and pamper products. See below for more info.
A small craft business constantly pushing the limits of its own manufacturing capabilities.
Over 90% of our stock is made in house and is exclusive to us.
A unique range of hand poured and finished candles. Featuring a wide range of artistic and appealing designs presented in a range of vibrant metallic finishesStudio 3 Sherwood Forest Art and Craft Centre
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Dolls houses and miniatures.
Ann specialises in doll’s houses and miniatures for doll’s houses. Grakat stock a wide selection of miniatures and dolls houses all available to view in store. They also offer a wide selection of dolls house soft furnishings and other decorative items.
Ann makes all soft furnishings i.e. cushions and curtains by hand. The dolls houses are available to purchase in kit form or Ann will assemble it for you.
There is also a selection of imported toys from Lanker Kade. These are hand painted wooden toys from Sri Lanka, all made under fair trade practices.
Traditional and contemporary glass pieces hand crafted in our studio at Sherwood Forest Art and Craft Centre.
Handmade stained glass and kiln baked fused glass products including sun catchers, coasters, dishes and much more.
We also do commission pieces, designed by you or us and repairs on your leaded and stained glass items.
Veetreo also offers a range of courses from absolute beginners upwards, in design and making of stained glass pieces using traditional lead techniques, Tiffany style pieces and fused glass pieces.
There are also seasonal courses available during the year, including making your own Christmas decoration and mothers day presents. One to one tuition is also available.Studio 13 Sherwood Forest Art and Craft Centre
Mobile – 07889 856425 or 07949 2852788
Re-discover the art of relaxing and pampering yourself with Simpley Natural’s range of bath and body products using the natural gifts of salts and oils, combined with fragrances and botanicals to create a spa in the sanctuary of your home.
Simpley Natural is a concept that started two years ago built from family values and traditions by mother and daughter, Trisha and Tessa.
From their own experiences the stress, pressure and pace of life today can often leave us feeling stressed, tired and with a lack of self worth. The old traditional ways to relax, de-stress, unwind and the art of taking “me time” appear to have been forgotten.
Using nature’s gifts of salts, oils and fragrances, Simpley Natural aims to provide you with products to enhance your life and offer you the ability to take some time out for yourself, providing you with the opportunity to have the experience of a “Spa Day” in the sanctuary of your home.
While we need to look after our bodies we also need to look after our environment. Simpley Natural use minimal packaging and containers that can be re-used or re-cycled. Our products are developed, blended and packaged on site at our workshop in the heart of Sherwood Forest. We use all natural ingredients that are environmentally sympathetic (as is all our packaging).Studio 17 and 18 Sherwood Art and Craft Centre
Phone – 01623 825982
Mobile – 07859 924 966
The Coppersmith workshop provides beautiful hand crafted articles available in copper, wrought iron and brass and, in addition, provides a polishing and repair service.
Items available on display include Victorian lanterns and wrought iron hanging baskets and stands.
The coppersmith has workshops in the outside courtyard that provide a large range of hand produced items in copper, brass and mild steel. The workshop also offers a polishing and repair service.
Established in 1984.Studio 16 Sherwood Forest Art and Craft Centre
Phone – 01623 82452
Your local supplier of beautiful glass oil candles. All candles are handmade by master craftsman Doug Ledger.
Harbour Lights glass oil candles are handmade in contemporary or traditional styles.
These oil-burning borosilicate glass candles with their fibreglass wicks can create an intimate ambience that modern lighting, however high-tech, simply cannot match.
Just fill the everlasting candles and oil burners with the ultra pure lamp oil for smoke free and odourless burning either left crystal clear or coloured with oil dyes or tints in cool colours like pale blue, green or lime or hot colours like orange, pink or red – or mix a colour to harmonise with your decor!
These everlasting candle oil burners can be seen at our craft unit in Sherwood Forest Craft Centre Nottinghamshire, or at major craft and design events up and down the country. Individual commissions welcome.
We want you to enjoy your visit to The Café in Sherwood Forest. For that reason we are always striving to achieve the best results in whatever we serve and do.
All our meals are cooked to order and, where possible, prepared with fresh ingredients.
When you pop along to the art and craft centre, why not stop in the cafe and enjoy a drink and something to eat in our quiet lounge with wi-fi access.
Our tea is extra special. We have been serving Thompson Family Teas (known by the name Punjana) for nearly four years now and do so because we believe the taste is exceptional and consistent. Don’t take our word for it, ask our regular customers or come and try for yourself.
We are also very proud to serve Illy coffee, recognised by connoisseurs all over the world. We don’t do push button espresso. All our espresso-based drinks are prepared by our trained baristas.
We also serve James White fruit juices and Movenpick Swiss ice-cream.Sherwood Forest Art and Craft Centre
Phone – 01623 824033
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Lovingly crafted fine chocolates for all occasions.
Roy has a catering background and began making fine chocolates more than 12 years ago. It quickly became a passion, and his lovingly crafted chocolates are a testament to his enthusiasm and talent.
His retail outlet allows customers to see the production process for themselves and allows Roy to exhibit his finely honed skills to fellow chocaholics.Studio 7 Sherwood Forest Art and Craft Centre
Mobile 07789 916006
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Stone Treasures is a long established (1989) company who are one of the few people in the country who actually work on fossils and mineral specimens and not just sell them.
Our policy is to try and give value for money and to bring out the natural beauty of specimens giving our customers items to treasure, hence our name ‘Stone Treasures’.
We are always adding new fossils on a regular basis. If you have any specific needs, be it fossils, minerals or crystals, don’t hesitate to email us. We can always send you a picture or information.
So, if you’re looking for fossils for sale, then you’ve come to the right place.Studio 4 Sherwood Forest Art and Craft Centre
Richard and Mark Hawkes on 01623 824976
Category: Sculptor, War Artist
Sherwood Forest Craft Centre
Working Studio, Studio12
Telephone: 07804 307523
When you buy a piece of art its not just to have it in your home or office its an investment a unique piece of art that you can’t find anywhere else in the world.
Self taught Artist (sculptor) Ben Anthoney Creates unique pieces of WAR art to remember each and every one of the soldiers past and present that have lost their lives and to honour their sacrifice. Come and see your local Artist and support TrueSculpt.
Britain Makes It
Our business was established to promote British Arts and Crafts and awaken interest in the rich heritage to be found locally.
Our studio at Sherwood Forest Arts and Craft centre offers work sourced from British artists and crafters.
The work on offer comes from a collaboration of local arts and craftspeople carefully selected to reflect the forest and country theme.
Displays will be dynamic, fresh and interesting with strict criteria that all items be made in Britain from locally sourced materials. Come in and browse for a unique gift or item for your home.
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From new and vintage fabrics we create bespoke gifts for every occasion.
Come and join one of our textile or soft furnishing workshops, learn a new skill and have a lovely day in lovely surroundings.
We make buttons, cushions, signs, teddy bears, dolls, kits and more.
One to one tuition available if preferred. We have a lovely selection of gifts ready for you to purchase on the day of your visit.
Come and say hello to Julie 🙂Studio 1 Sherwood Forest Art and Craft Centre
Phone – 07751 150100
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We are a small family-run business, specialising in card-making, craft-booking and rubber-stamping.
We have a collection of handmade cards to buy in store, or if you are feeling more creative, we have all the necessary materials needed to make your own personalised cards.
Our shop at the art and craft centre has a wide selection of example cards to spur you on and get your imagination working or give you new inspiration.
We also make cards to order for special occasions, such as wedding invitations, birth announcement cards or just a personalised birthday/anniversary card.
There are regular workshops where you can learn with others, various skills and techniques involved in card-making.Studio 5/6 Sherwood Forest Art and Craft Centre
Phone – 01623 822182
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Handmade pens for every pocket all made on the premises.
After taking early retirement John Twiss moved to Nottinghamshire, and wanted a hobby to help fill his time. He had fond memories of using a wood lathe all those years ago at school, and that’s where it all began.
What started as a hobby has become a passion. He gets great satisfaction at the thought of something he produced being used and admired by other people.
All of his work is completed by hand. Some pens are made over the course of a few days, some in a day, whatever it takes to meet his exacting standards. John is continuously expanding the range of products he offers, call in and see the full range on display in his studio.Studio 10 Sherwood Forest Art and Craft Centre
Phone – 07908 724788
Email – info@handmade fountainpens.co.uk
The Forest archer shop is surely somewhere that Robin Hood Would be proud to shop. It is a mix of medieval mayhem and wares, that are truly unusual and surprising!
From handcrafted leather goods, including, carved leather Quivers, bags and belts, to leather topped drinking horns, medieval knights helmets adorn the beams along with weapons of the day.
Long swords, daggers, axes and maces. You’ll find it all.
Rustic wood tables mixed with the noble’s Chairs. High status glassware sits with wooden tankards and Plates for the peasants.
Many of these items are hand made by the forest archer, and you can often see him crafting a bespoke piece.
So why not pop in for a visit and leave with a totally unique and unusual gift.Studio 14 Sherwood Forest Art and Craft Centre
Mobile – 07540 300449
All of her work is hand fabricated out of sheet silver and gold using traditional silversmithing techniques. Clare originally studied jewellery design and silversmithing in Sheffield in the mid 1990s. From then on her work has been heavily influenced by textures on metal and the tactile feel of finished pieces.
In 2012 Clare moved to her workshop and shop in the centre. Working under the eves of Sherwood, the country’s most ancient Oak forest, has been a great influence for Clare. The first collection she drew here has been the leaves of Sherwood collection. This collection can now be found in galleries from Scotland to London.
All of her jewellery is made by hand between her workshop in Sherwood Forest and her home workshop in Sheffield.Studio 2 Sherwood Forest Art and Craft Centre
Mobile – 07500 057463
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