History Explorer: the legend of Robin Hood

Sean McGlynn and Spencer Mizen visit Nottingham Castle to explore its links with English history's most celebrated outlaw

Robin Hood statue outside Nottingham Castle. (Getty Images)

This article was first published in the February 2017 issue of BBC History Magazine 

Robin Hood is everywhere in Nottingham. You can take a ride in a Robin Hood taxi, sup an ale in a Robin Hood pub, ride a motorbike from Robin Hood Harley-Davidson and flex your muscles in Robin Hood Gymnastics Club. You can even send your children to Robin Hood Primary School.

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