Where was Sherwood Forest? March 8, 2012 by Pamela Landy · Filed Under: Geography Sherwood Forest was the royal hunting ground frequented by Robin Hood and his merry men. It was located in Nottinghamshire, England. Today Sherwood Forest is under the protection of the British Forestry Commission. Related PostsHow many stories comprise Sherwood Anderson’s Winesburg, Ohio (1919)?How did Sherwood Anderson die?