Where was Sherwood Forest? January 13, 2020 by Pamela Landy 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?