Forest Lodge - Hotel Near Sherwood Forest

Under the Government latest announcement The Forest Lodge is now closed until further notice.

We are operating a takeaway service from Thursday to Saturday evenings and Sunday lunchtime. Lines are open from 5 till 8pm and 11.30till 3pm on Sundays.

Please click on the link below for our takeaway menus Takeaway menu, and Sunday Lunch Takeaway Lockdown II

Please click here for our Covid 19 policy Covid-19 re-opening policy




Get away from the hustle and bustle and relax at our beautiful hotel by the forest.

See the rooms


Enjoy some of the local produce in our beautiful restaurant.

Our Restaurant


Sip a local ale or our signature G&T in our rustic bar.

See the bar

Get in touch.

If you have any questions about our rooms, restaurant or bar, get in touch and we’ll be happy to help.

Contact us

Welcome to Forest Lodge Hotel

We’re an independent inn, located within walking distance of Sherwood Forest.

Situated in the heart of Sherwood Forest, home of the legendary Robin Hood, The Forest Lodge is an 18th century coaching inn owned and run by the Thompson family.

Over the years, it has become a multi-award winning establishment : awarded ” best venue in 2005 ” and “best service 2011 ” by local businesses; the local CAMRA “Pub of the Year” 2010,2011 and 2013 ; “Pub of the Season” for summer 2011, winter 2012 and spring 2015; Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Additionally, The Forest Lodge is accredited to four star standard with the AA and is rated under the National Accessible Scheme and has appeared in the Good Beer Guide since 2007.

The building has been lovingly restored and refurbished to provide the visitor with a warm and homely base from which to explore the unique attractions of this fascinating and historic area.


Book a stay with us




Rated by Guests