Andy Gaunt, an archaeologist uncovering more about historic Sherwood Forest talks more about his blog http://sherwoodforesthistory.blogspot.com:
Sherwood Forest is the most famous forest in history.
As the home to the legendary outlaw and hero Robin Hood, Sherwood Forest is known throughout the world.
The antics of Robin Hood and his Merry Men, their run-ins with the Sheriff of Nottingham, Guy of Gisborne, King John and King Richard the Lionheart have been told and re-told around fire sides and to children for hundreds of years and now are known all around the world.
But what exactly was Sherwood Forest, where was it, and when and where did