The Major Oak is a huge English oak tree near the village of Edwinstowe in the heart of Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire, England. According to local folklore, it was Robin Hood's shelter where he and his merry men slept. It weighs an estimated 23 tons, has a girth of 33 feet (10 metres), and is about 800–1000 years old.[1] In June 2002, the Tree Council designated the Major Oak one of fifty Great British Trees in recognition of its place in the national heritage.

The Major Oak is a huge English oak tree near the village of Edwinstowe in the heart of Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire, England. According to local folklore, it was Robin Hood's shelter where he and his merry men slept. It weighs an estimated 23 tons, h

Robin Hoods Bay, Yorkshire, England (by Howard Somerville on Flickr)

bluepueblo: Robin Hoods Bay, Yorkshire, England photo via gregori enchantedengland: Ooooh we did go here! Well, not HERE in these people’s back gardens which is really very rude. Robin Hood’s Bay. It is very close to Whitby, on the coast of North.

Nottingham Castle

Looking for something to do in Nottingham? The caves below Nottingham Castle, UK including Mortimer's Hole, The River Leen ran below the castle in Medieval times and probably would have been used as a quick way in to the castle.

Nottinghamshire County - Sherwood Forest

Walk in the footsteps of legendary outlaw Robin Hood in Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire.

The Major Oak in Sherwood Forest.

The Major Oak in Sherwood Forest.

The factory dog, Much

The factory dog, Much

Camilla's cozy little "Wendy House" in the book warehouse.

Camilla's cozy little "Wendy House" in the book warehouse.

The inspiration for "Peter Sherwood", publisher James Brown

The inspiration for "Peter Sherwood", publisher James Brown

What can you expect an editor to do for your manuscript? When should you hire one? What about hiring an editor before you query?

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