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HMS Sherwood (Nottingham)

HMS Sherwood is the Royal Naval Reserve unit associated with Nottingham and the East Midlands.

Located in the Beechdale area, near the city centre of Nottingham, HMS Sherwood provides a venue and focus for RNR training and activity in the East Midlands.

Nottingham may seem like an unlikely setting for an outpost of the RNR, the city is over 50 miles from the coast and it is better known for its legendary longbow man than its gallant seafarers, nevertheless Reservists have been flying the White Ensign in the East Midlands for over 50 years.

Unit history

How to get there


HMS Sherwood, Foresters House, Swiney Way, Chilwell, Nottingham, NG9 6QX

0115 929 6373

Meeting hours

Training evenings take place every Tuesday 7:30PM - 9:30PM

Commanding Officer

Commander Kathryn Jacques

Commander Kathryn Jacques joined the Royal Naval Reserve in 2004 and assumed command of HMS Sherwood in November 2022.


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