Robin Hood (Little John Lakes, New Ollerton)

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Coordinate 53.205375, -1.019101
Adm. div. Nottinghamshire
Vicinity By River Maun, immediately W of Maida Lane
Type Natural feature
Interest Robin Hood name
Status Extant
First Record c. 2006
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One of three three Little John lakes in New Ollerton is named Robin Hood.
Robin Hood lake, Little John Lakes, New Ollerton / Google Earth Street View.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-05-21. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-02-13.

'Robin Hood' is the name of one of three artificial fishing lakes known collectively as 'Little John Lakes' by River Maun on the west side of Maida Lane in Ollerton. The other lakes are named Maid Marion and Friar Tuck. Little John Lakes opened in 2006,[1] but it is not clear if all three lakes had been established by that time.

For statistical purposes the lakes have been categorized as 'Natural feature', which is paradoxically the best fit given the categories in use at IRHB.





Also see


  1. Anonymous. 'No Shortage of Places to Fish: the Nottingham and Erewash Canals are Alive', Nottingham Post (2012-04-26).
  2. As of 22 May 2018, the article is dated "26 APR 2102". Presumably the year is 2012.