Sherwood - District Page.
Situated 1.5 miles from Nottingham City Centre, Sherwood is a popular area of Nottingham with a busy local shopping parade. The A60 Mansfield Road runs through the middle of Sherwood, providing excellent transport links in & out of town.
National retailers with branches in Sherwood include, Boots, the Co-op, Wilkinsons, Budgens, Spar, and Holland & Barrett. There are also a wide variety of local specialist shops catering for everything from high quality sausages to locally produced cards and gifts.
In Sherwood there is a fantastic choice of bars and restauarants catering for most tastes. Sherwood for instance has a highly regarded tepanyaki restaurant, a Greek taverna, and a very popular bistro, alongide pubs including Wetherspoons, Fat Cat, the Robin Hood, and the Sherwood Manor.
The area is served by a TSB bank, a library, and a very busy Post Office.
For those requiring public transport, Sherwood is has over 10 buses an hour going in and out of the city during the day.
Property in Sherwood is mostly traditional, with a heavy emphasis centrally on Victorian/Edwardian terraces and then local authority built post-war semi's as the area drops back down the hill to the ring-road and City Hospital.
Sherwood has some very good local schooling. Haydn Road primary is the most central, has an excellent Ofsted rating, and is highly sought after. There is also a secondary level Free School that has recently opened on Haydn Road. but most secondary school students attend schools in Arnold.
Property prices in Sherwood vary, but the area generally commands a premium and sees houses selling very quickly compared to some. On the edge of Sherwood, Woodthorpe Grange Park slopes up towards Mapperley Top, and provides a wonderful green space that is well utilised with pitch & put golf, a childrens play area, a recently opened plant shop, formal gardens, and a variety of sports pitches used by local clubs. The park is also home to the city councils nursery that grows the plants that are used for the city's displays & Nottingham in Bloom.