The Friends of Thynghowe
Welcome to Thynghowe!
Why is Thynghowe so special?
is a Viking age assembly site in Birklands on the western edge of
Within the woodlands surrounding Thynghowe there are features telling the stories of King Edwin of Northumbria, the royal hunting Forest, the estates of dukes and the lives of the people of this area over a period from the 7th century to World War II.
How to get involved
Come to the Viking Spring Thing at Sherwood Pines on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th May 2013
Walk the waymarked Thynghowe Trail through Birklands
Join us for events like our annual perambulation walk - check our events page
Check the historical features that we have identified within the Forest of Birklands on our interactive map
part in our project 'Thynghowe and the forgotten heritage of
Sherwood' funded by the Heritage Lottery
Look at our events page to find out more about surveying, research and training. Learn new skills and contribute to our conservation work.
Become a member of the Friends of Thynghowe - click here to ask for details.
If you can't get to Birklands - explore this website, follow us on , spread the word and let us know what you think!
Where is Thynghowe?
Thynghowe and The Forest of Birklands are found between the villages of Warsop, Meden Vale, Budby, Edwinstowe and Kings Clipstone in Nottinghamshire.
There is roadside parking at Warsop Windmill and also near Budby Pumping Station.
Public footpaths link this area of Birklands to Edwinstowe, Budby and Warsop.
National Cycle Route 6, the Dukeries Trail and the Robin Hood Way pass through Birklands.
How to contact us
Click on this link to email us to ask for more information, contribute to our research, comment on this site or request details of membership of The Friends of Thynghowe
Thanks to our supporters-
The Parish Councils of Edwinstowe, Clipstone and Warsop