Sherwood is a suburb located in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It is located approximately 8 km (5 mi) southwest of the central business district of Brisbane. The suburb is primarily residential and is known for its proximity to local amenities such as parks, schools, and shopping centers. Sherwood is home to a number of parks and recreational facilities, including the Sherwood Arboretum, a popular spot for picnics and bushwalking. The suburb also has a number of small businesses such as cafes, restaurants, and shops. Sherwood is known for its historical significance, as it was one of the first suburbs established in the Brisbane area and has a number of heritage-listed buildings.