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Get married in the home of Robin Hood

Weddings and Civil Partnerships at Sherwood Forest


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Download full details and a booking form in the weddings in Sherwood Forest brochure [PDF].


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Please contact our Wedding Co-ordinator Julie to discuss your requirements:
tel: 01623 823202 (ext 31)
e-mail: julie.r.fox@nottscc.gov.uk

Read about us on top national wedding websites:  www.hitched.co.uk



Ceremonies in the Oak Room

The Forest Table restaurant set up for a wedding

Be like Robin Hood and Maid Marian - get married in Sherwood Forest!

Though Robin and his love are said to have plighted their troth "beneath the greenwood tree", as yet it is not possible for couples to have a civil wedding ceremony in the open air. However, we can offer the next best thing - your civil wedding or partnership ceremony in the Oak Room at Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre, followed by a relaxed and enjoyable wedding reception in the nearby Forest Table Restaurant.  

The Visitor Centre is located in north Nottinghamshire, set within the oak and birch woodlands of famous Sherwood Forest and only a short walk from the magnificent Major Oak.

Within the ancient forest are many lovely woodland locations for wedding photographs. The world famous forest offers a different and memorable venue for your special day.

A style to suit your day 

Wedding couple drinking wine in the woods

If you want to break free from stuffy formality and "do something different", Sherwood Forest is the ideal location.

Our reception menus are very varied and include everything from barbecues and a hog roast to classic canapes and evening buffets.

We can even provide a medieval feast - you can encourage your guests to get in the mood by dressing in medieval costume and live the Robin Hood legend for a day!


  • Civil Ceremony in the Oak Room: £500 on Saturdays; £300 on Fridays.
  • Exclusive use of the Forest Table Restaurant (from 4pm): £500 on Saturdays; £300 on Fridays.

Prices do not include the fees for the registrar who will conduct the ceremony - please contact your local register office for details and to check availability. 


Robin Hood poster in the Forest Table restaurant
A colour photo of a wedding couple having their reception at the Sherwood Forest Table.

Our function co-ordinator will be pleased to discuss any special dietary requirements with you. Please note that all prices include VAT. Prices are correct at 1 January 2014 but may be subject to change without prior notice.

Our current charges are:

  • Wedding breakfasts from £28 per person
  • Reception drinks from £2.75 per person
  • Canapes from £4.95 per person
  • Evening buffets from £10.50 per person
  • Hog Roast from £30 per person
  • Barbecue from £26 per person
  • Medieval feast from £38 per person. 
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