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Woodman's Cottage

England: Heart of England: Nottinghamshire and Robin Hood Country: Edwisntowe

3 Star

The heart of Sherwood Forest and Robin Hood Country

Woodman's Cottage is an ideal base for exploring Sherwood Forest and the Dukeries. Originally built in the mid 1800s by William Henry Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck, the 4th Duke of Portland, for Workers on his Welbeck Estate the cottage was tastefully restored in 2009 and now boasts comfortable accommodation for the holidaymaker whilst still retaining many original features and authentic period details.The comfortable lounge is spacious and relaxing with a Hunter Multi-fuel Stove and comfy leather suite, flat Screen TV with Free View, ipod dock and a DVD Player. From the lounge through an open doorway and a stone step down into the kitchen/dining area which features a delightful dining area next to a feature brick faced wall which provides a quaint dining area and a great place to sit and chat whilst preparing meals in the fully equipped kitchen. The main bedroom has a double bed, bedside cabinets, dressing table, tall-boy and co-ordinated linen and curtains. The Bunk Bedroom is small with bunk beds which will accommodate two children or small adults i.e. not large. The bathroom features a modern free standing bath, designer glass pedestal basin and close coupled WC, mirror and shaver point, an electric towel warmer is situated in the corridor outside the bathroom. At the rear of the cottage is a private parking area.

Garden / Grounds:
Courtyard Garden with wooden decking area, patio set, b-b-q, and herb garden.

Views, wildlife and local environment:
Edwinstowe is the heart of Sherwood Forest, home of Robin Hoodís Major Oak and the Sherwood Forest Visitors Centre, itís church is reputed to be where Robin and Maid Marion were married. Numerous attractions within 5 miles - Clumber Park, Rufford Abbey and Country Park, Centre Parcs, Sherwood Pines Forest Centre, Thoresby Hall and the National Cycle Route.

Site Details

This is a Cottage.
This is a single unit.

Sleeping arrangements (this unit only)

Sleeps: 4 (4 adults and children, 0 babies)
Bedrooms: 2 (0 single, 1 double, 1 twin or bunk beds)
Cots: 0
Electric blankets provided: No
Bed Linen provided: Yes, Included
Cot linen provided: No
Towels provided: Yes, Included


Baths: 1
Showers over baths: 1
Cubicle showers: 0
Jacuzzies: 0
Toilets: 1

Kitchen & Utility

Fridge-freezer: Yes
Freezer: No
Microwave: Yes
Aga: No
Gas hob rings: 4
Electric hob rings: None
Dishwasher: No
Washing machine: No
Tumble dryer: No


TVs: 1
Freeview / Satellite / Digital / Cable: No
Video (VCR): No
DVD player: Yes
HiFi or similar unit: Yes
Free phone in house: No
Pay phone in house: No
Phonebox: Yes, 200 metres
Central heating: Gas Combi Boiler
Open fires/stoves etc.: 1
Storage heating: No
Other heating: No
High chairs: No
Baby sitting available: No
Local caretaker: Tel 07947 739365
Parking at site: Yes
Fuel provided: Yes, Included
Gas: Yes, Included
Electricity: Yes, Included
Patio: Wooden Decking Courtyard Garden
Garden furniture: Hardwood
BBQ: Yes

Availability and Tariff

Please view the booking terms and then book or enquire
from the availability and tariff chart


Allow dogs: No
Allow other small pets: No
Allow children: Yes
Allow babies: Yes
Allow smoking: No
Suitable for disabled: No

Special features

Architecture: Period features
Suitable for honeymoon: Yes


Distance to coast: 60 miles
Distance to beach: 60 miles
Distance to lakes: 3 miles
Distance to golf: 1 mile
Distance to sailing: 1 mile
Distance to pub: 1 mile
Distance to restaurant: 1 mile
Distance to takeaway: 1 mile
Distance to shops: 1 mile
Nearest town / village etc.: Situated on Edwinstowe High Street, 1 mile
Sports facilities:
Leisure Centre with Fun Pool, Spa and Indorr Bowls, 1 mile, visit website
Centre Parcs, 2 miles, visit website
Tourist attractions:
Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre, 1 mile, visit website
Sherwood Pines Forest Centre, 1 mile, visit website
Centre Parcs, 1 mile, visit website
Clumber Park, 4 miles, visit website
Rufford Abbey and Country Park, 2 miles, visit website

How to Get There

Route planner: The AA route planner
Map of location: Google map
Property postcode: NG21 9QX
Nearest railway station: Mansfield Woodhouse, 5 miles
Nearest bus / coach station: Mansfield, 5 miles
Nearest airport: Nottingham - East Midlands, 40 miles
Nearest ferry terminal: Hull, 50 miles

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Property owner: Mr Martin Ball
Owners phone (daytime): 07947 739365
Owners phone (evening): 07947 739365
Owners phone (mobile): 07947 739365
Owners address: 60 High Street, Edwisntowe, Nottinghamshire
Owners postcode: NG21 9QX
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Change-over day: Friday
Short breaks: By arrangement
Season: All year
Arrival time: 1600
Departure time: 1000
We accept credit card payments

Property Reference Number: 337     Details updated: 30th June, 2009

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