IN PICTURES: The ancient ways of the Sherwood Forest trade at this year's Major Oak Woodland Festival

Visitors got to follow the footsteps of legendary Robin Hood at his favourite hideout and learn ancient woodland trades.

More than 5,000 people attended this year’s Major Oak Woodland Festival.

Kids got the chance to join in with the music, Edwinstowe.

Kids got the chance to join in with the music, Edwinstowe.

Held at Sherwood Forest Country Park, near Edwinstowe, there was demonstrations of bodging, a traditional woodturning craft, while horses also pulled felled trees in a traditional fashion out of the forest to name a few.

Patrick Candler, of the Sherwood Forest Trust, which runs the event in partnership with Nottinghamshire County Council’s rangers, said: “It was a superb event, we were helped by good weather.

The Green Man also blessed the Major Oak.