Area: Nottinghamshire

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Ashfield/

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The Category Ashfield is a subset of Nottinghamshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Ashfeld which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Bassetlaw/

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The Category Bassetlaw is a subset of Nottinghamshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Bassetlaw which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Bassetlaw/

Category:Bassetlaw
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The following Bassetlaw Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Retford U3A

- Worksop & District U3A

 

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Broxtowe/

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The Category Broxtowe is a subset of Nottinghamshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Broxtowe which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Gedling/

Category:Gedling
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The Category Gedling is a subset of Nottinghamshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Gedling which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Gedling/

Category:Gedling
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The following Gedling Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Walking for Health - Gedling

 

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Mansfield/

Category:Mansfield
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The Category Mansfield is a subset of Nottinghamshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Mansfield which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Newark-Sherwood/

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The Category Newark & Sherwood is a subset of Nottinghamshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Newark & Sherwood which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Nottingham/

Category:Nottingham
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The Category Nottingham is a subset of Nottinghamshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Nottingham which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Rushcliffe/

Category:Rushcliffe
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The Category Rushcliffe is a subset of Nottinghamshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Rushcliffe which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Rushcliffe/

Category:Rushcliffe
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The following Rushcliffe Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Walking for Health - Rushcliffe

 

www.ashfield.gov.uk/visiting/tourism-and-travel/walking-in-ashfield/

Category:Ashfield
Overview

'The district consists of three towns and many smaller villages situated in beautiful countryside that offers expansive views, especially from the highest points in Nottinghamshire, which sit within Ashfield.'

www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/planning-and-environment/walking-cycling-an...

Category:Broxtowe
Overview

'This site of special scientific interest (SSSI) is one of the most important sites for conservation in the East Midlands. In 1929 sand and gravel extraction began, providing materials and infrastructure in the Nottingham area.  After a period of restoration the now water-filled pits and islands provide food, shelter and freedom from disturbance for many species of wildlife.'

www.bassetlaw.gov.uk/sport-leisure-and-culture/active-communities/walk...

Category:Bassetlaw
Overview

'Bassetlaw District Council, Clumber Park National Trust and Bassetlaw PCT have joined up to promote the Department of Health Change4Life message to "Eat Well, Move More and Live Longer!" The Walking in Bassetlaw ... booklet contains information on Health Walks, Independent Walks, Cycling, Pedometer Loan Scheme and much more ...'

www.broxtowe.gov.uk

Category:Broxtowe
Overview

'Explore the beautiful borough of Broxtowe on foot  ...'

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/clumber-park

Category:Bassetlaw
Size (acreage)3800
Overview

'Clumber is a beautiful expanse of parkland, heath and woods covering more than 3,800 acres. Clumber Park was once the country estate of the Dukes of Newcastle. Although the house was demolished in 1938, there are glimpses of its grand past to explore - from the Gothic-style chapel, often referred to as a "cathedral in miniature", you can follow in the footsteps of dukes through the peaceful pleasure ground to the Walled Kitchen Garden, where you can experience sights, scents and a taste of the past ...'

Description from

National Trust

See also

Mr Straw's House [National Trust]

www.gedlingcountrypark.org.uk/about-the-park.html

Category:Gedling
Size (acreage)240
Overview

'Gedling Country Park opened in style with a special community day launch on Saturday 28 March 2015 ... There are multiple paths that weave their way through the woodlands and grasslands that make up the rich flora and fauna within the country park. It has a rich diversity of wildlife, mining heritage and green credentials along with a network of paths, trails and viewpoints that creates a destination to be proud of. ...'

www.greasley.org

Category:Broxtowe
Overview

'Enjoy the delights of Greasley's beautiful countryside through this series of Monday evening walks.'

mansfieldcharamblers.com

Category:Mansfield
Overview

'Our Club welcomes new members to our fortnightly rambles which take place on Saturdays, last pickup point is at 12.45 pm Mansfield Woodhouse Railway Station.'

www.mansfield.gov.uk/parks-open-spaces/local-nature-reserves-1

Category:Mansfield
Overview

'There's a wonderful world of wildlife right on your doorstep just waiting to be discovered. All you need to do is look! A good place to start would be the protected lands of Local Nature Reserves and Parks. They are already well geared up for visitors with designated footpaths, cycle ways and bridle paths in abundance ... 'Mansfield has more than 600 acres of parks and open spaces including award winning parks, play areas, allotments, local nature reserves, sports facilities, walks and trails.'

Description from

Mansfield District Council

www.newark-sherwooddc.gov.uk/walking/

Overview

'Our district has a wealth of woodlands, parkland, heath and countryside for you to explore on foot ... As well as lots of routes and paths for you to explore, there are various walking and rambling groups who embark on organised walks and trips around the countryside, which you're welcome to join.'

www.newsteadabbey.org.uk

Category:Gedling
Overview

'Experience the romance and mystery of Newstead Abbey, once home to the notorious poet, Lord Byron. A beautiful historic house set in a glorious landscape of gardens and parkland within the heart of Nottinghamshire.'

Description from

Nottingham City Council

www.robinhoodtourism.co.uk/Walking.htm

Category:Nottinghamshire
Overview

'Nottinghamshire has a reputation as one of the best walking and cycling regions in the country. The area is relatively unpopulated with small villages and towns nestled into gentle undulating farmland and heath land with Sherwood Forest and Clumber Park at its heart.'

www.visit-nottinghamshire.co.uk/things-to-do/nottingham-arboretum-p641...

Category:Nottingham
Overview

'The main aim of the design for Arboretum was to take advantage of the landscape setting whilst providing an interlinking network of walkways and socialising areas. As a result over 1010 specimen trees and shrubs were planted along with winding paths and sweeping lawns ...'

Description from

Experience Nottinghamshire

See also

Nottingham Arboretum [Nottingham City Council]

nottinghamhframblingclub.org.uk

Category:Nottingham
Overview

'An active walking club with a long tradition dating back to its formation in 1923. The Club organises walking holidays, Sunday and mid-week rambles and social events. Current club membership is around 250.'

www.ramblers.org.uk/nottingham

Category:Nottingham
Overview

'Our programme covers a wide range of locations in both our local countryside and areas further afield such as the Peak District. All of the walks are led by Ramblers’ members to whom we are very grateful.'

www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/planning-and-environment/walking-cycling-an...

Category:Nottinghamshire
Overview

'Search the directory for a walk, cycle route or horse ride near you or at your favourite destinations in the county. You can search by area, type of route or keyword ... Alternatively you can browse all the routes ...'

www.nottsfps.org.uk

Category:Nottinghamshire
Overview

'Our main activity now ... is taking part in a programme of medium-length walks, mainly around Nottinghamshire, on every other Tuesday throughout the year. During the summer months we also do some shorter walks, also on Tuesdays'

www.nottsarearamblers.org.uk

Category:Nottinghamshire
Overview

'Our footpaths and bridleways are generally well maintained, with a careful watch being kept on their preservation. They span a varied countryside taking in farmland, canals, rivers, fine villages and woodland. Our Area Footpath Secretary is extremely diligent and continues to monitor the rights of Way network for any problems that might arise. We hope you enjoy walking in our county and discovering many new places that you will want to return to over the forthcoming years.'

ruddingtonparishcouncil.gov.uk/about-ruddington/places-of-interest/foo...

Category:Rushcliffe
Overview

'This informal Group is supported by Ruddington Parish Council. Its general remit is to regularly walk footpaths in and around the Parish – and slightly further afield.'

www.parkwoodoutdoors.co.uk/centre/rufford-abbey

Size (acreage)150
Overview

'Set in beautiful parkland, Rufford Abbey offers over 870 years of history, from its origins as a 12th century Cistercian monastery to its period as a Jacobean era family home.'

www.rushcliffe.gov.uk/environmentandwaste/outdoors/greenspaces/

Category:Rushcliffe
Overview

Extensive list with Links to relevant Websites of 'green spaces open to the public within Rushcliffe'.

www.rushcliffe.gov.uk/rushcliffecountrypark/

Category:Rushcliffe
Overview

'Set in the beautiful countryside about half a mile south of Ruddington, Rushcliffe Country Park is an ideal place to get away from it all. With a network of over 8 kilometres of footpaths, grassland, conservation and landscaped areas, the park is excellent for walking, jogging, cycling, spotting wildlife and exercising your dog.'

Description from

Rushcliffe Borough Council

sherwoodforestvisitor.com/100-best-walks-in-sherwood-forest/

Size (acreage)450
Overview

'Whether it is spring, summer, autumn or winter, Sherwood Forest is a great place to walk or ramble with its are many all-weather paths and gentle hills. There is no better way to see Sherwood Forest and its landscape than to walk or ramble through it.'

See also

Sherwood Forest [Nottinghamshire County Council]

www.suttonramblingclub.com

Category:Ashfield
Overview

'The rambling club was founded in 1931 and uses a coach to transport us predominantly to the glorious Peak District, on alternate Sundays throughout the year. The coach removes the stress of driving, cuts the cost of motoring, is environmentally friendly and enables you to relax in a pleasant sociable atmosphere, especially coming back after a walk.'

www.beckingham-northnotts.org.uk/footpaths/footpaths.htm

Category:Bassetlaw
Overview

Descriptions of over a score of footpaths around and about the Parish.

Description from

Maxine Downs / Pat Suart

www.friendsofblp.org.uk

Category:Rushcliffe
Overview

'The Park is a Local Nature Reserve running along the line of an abandoned railway.'

See also

Bingham Heritage Trail [Bingham Heritage Trails Association]

www.lleisure.co.uk/blog/see-eastwoods-history-blue-line-trail/

Category:Broxtowe
Distance (miles)3
Overview

'D.H. Lawrence Heritage comprises two sites in Eastwood, the Heritage Centre and the Birthplace Museum, linked by the Blue Line Trail self-guided walking tour.'

www.creswell-crags.org.uk/explore/walking-trails/

Category:Bassetlaw
Overview

'Limestone gorge honeycombed with caves and smaller fissures. Stone tools and remains of animals found in the caves by archaeologists provide evidence for a fascinating story of life during the last Ice Age between 50,000 and 10,000 years ago. Further evidence came to light in 2003 with the discovery of Britain's only known Ice Age rock art.'

www.dukeswoodoilmuseum.com

Overview

'Dukes Wood is a marvellous example of cooperation between the Oil industry and the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. It combines an area of ancient and secondary woodland with what was the site of the UK's first oilfield ...'

Description from

Dukes Wood Oil Museum

www.broxtowe.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=7799

Category:Broxtowe
Distance (miles)30
Overview

'Takes in over 30 miles of waterway and countryside on the Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire border. There are many shortcuts and links across the trail which connect communities and provide shorter local loops and split the trail into smaller sections.'

www.greenwoodforest.org.uk

Category:Mansfield
Overview

'Walkways, Bridleways & Cycleways ... Break Free ... Walking for Health ... Walks & Activities'

Description from

The Greenwood Partnership

www.papplewick.org/NeighbourhoodPlan/NPlan_spare1.html

Category:Gedling
Overview

'A guide to walking, cycling and riding in the Borough of Gedling.'  ALERT Needed to replace the original Link here to access the PDF.

www.ashfield.gov.uk/visiting/local-history-heritage/hidden-valleys/

Category:Ashfield
Distance (miles)10
Overview

'The Hidden Valleys is a lush, undulating expanse of countryside to the north of Nottingham, the historical gateway to Robin Hood's Sherwood Forest. Many ancient forest parks still remain in the Hidden Valleys landscape.' ALERT PDF originally cited here not found at Review; so linked instead to a more generic guide.

Description from

Ashfield District Council

www.mansfield.gov.uk/heritagetrail

Category:Mansfield
Distance (miles)4
Overview

'This tour will guide you around some of the interesting buildings an monuments in this bustling market town and will help to build up a picture of life here during the past one thousand years. This trail is also available as an audio download.'

Description from

Mansfield District Council

www.nairnmuseum.co.uk/Events.htm

Category:Nairnshire
Overview

Explore the 'Fishertown' and 'High Street' areas of Nairn in the company of local history enthusiast, Alan Barron.

Description from

Nairn Museum

www.newarkcivictrust.org.uk/town_trails.html

Overview

'These leaflets are produced by Newark Civic Trust with support from the Newark Town Partnership and other local organisations. The routes all begin in the grounds of Newark Castle close to the Gilstrap Centre.'

Description from

Newark Civic Trust

www.visit-nottinghamshire.co.uk/food-and-drink/pubs-and-breweries/pubs...

Category:Nottingham
Overview

'Nottingham's fine tradition of brewing fantastic real ales is well known, as is its love for architectural gems with history in every wall. Nottingham is fortunate enough to have some of its most well-known and best loved pubs located within some of its finest buildings, so why not discover the love affair between beer and architecture on the Nottingham Architecture Ale Trail. From Watson Fothergill to T. Cecil Howitt as well as 12th century inns and the network of caves beneath them, Nottingham is bursting with secrets just waiting to be discovered ...'

Description from

Experience Nottinghamshire

www.broxtowe.gov.uk/for-you/parks-and-nature-conservation/walking-and-...

Category:Nottingham
Distance (miles)17
Overview

'A linear walk of 14km (8.7 miles) from Wollaton to Langley Mill. An optional return along the Erewash Canal makes a round trip of 27.3km (17 miles).'

Description from

Broxtowe Borough Council

www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/localaccessforum

Category:Nottingham
Overview

'The Forum will be consulted on two main topics: [1] Implementation and management of access to the open spaces within and peripheral to the city - - - : [2] Development of the public rights of way network within the city through the Rights of Way Improvement Plan'

www.opendatanottingham.org.uk/dataset.aspx?id=74

Category:Nottingham
Overview

'This data contains information for definitive Public Rights of Way: this being a digital representation of the information in the Definitive Map and Statement which is the Council's legal register of where the public have a right to walk or ride and in some cases use a motorised vehicle. You should always refer to Nottingham City Council's Definitive Map and Statement for exact information on the alignment and status of any Public Right of Way.'

Description from

Open Data Nottingham [Nottingham City Council]

www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture/events-markets-parks-and...

Category:Nottingham
Overview

'A Walk in the Park is a programme of free short walks in local parks and open spaces in the City. There are 11 self guided walks that are available to use that can be completed at your own pace and at a time that suits you.'

Description from

Nottingham City Council

www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/planning-and-environment/walking-cycling-an...

Category:Nottinghamshire
Overview

'As the surveying authority, we keep an up to date Definitive Map and Statement, which is a legal record of all of known public rights of way in Nottinghamshire. It is available to view by appointment, during office hours ... '

www.walkingenglishman.com/midlands07.html

Category:1: 11-25 Miles
Distance (miles)12
Overview

'Explores the changing countryside in Northwest Notts. Not so long ago this was a walk to work but with time to heal it is becoming mature landscape with signs of man's intervention blending back to nature.'

Description from

The Walking Englishman

nottsguidedwalks.co.uk

Category:Nottinghamshire
Overview

'A compilation of guided walks for those who want to improve their fitness, enjoy our countryside and wild-life, and make new friends ... The vast majority of our walks are arranged and published by walking clubs, historical and preservation societies, plus statutory bodies like the parish councils and Forestry Commission.'

www.papplewick.org/local/pathinfo.html

Category:Gedling
Overview

'In 1996 the Linby and Papplewick parish paths partnership (P3) was created to maintain the footpaths and rights of way in the two parishes. Since then considerable work has been carried out - to upgrade the surface of the paths, provide stiles and waymarks, and to rebuild the ancient bridge over the River Leen.  Funding from Nottinghamshire County Council and the Countryside Agency was used for the work to be carried out.  Since 2010, all paths in Papplewick and Linby have been maintained directly by the County Council.'

Description from

Papplewick Parish Council

www.ldwa.org.uk/ldp/members/show_path.php?path_name=Queen+Eleanor+Cros...

Overview

'Long Distance Footpath that joins Harby in Nottingham with Westminster Abbey.'

See also

ALERT At Review, the original Website cited here seemed no longer to be available, so I have Linked instead to a historical description on the LDWA Site.

www.robinhoodway.com

Category:Nottingham
Distance (miles)105
Overview

'Opened in 1985 with the intention of linking all the places in Nottinghamshire with connections to the legend of Robin Hood. However these are well scattered around the County so since there are also several Country Parks and other interesting places it seemed obvious to include them in order to add to the appeal of the Way.'

'The  current Guidebook has now updated the route going into Mansfield Town and there are route modifications that keep this guidebook alive and of continuing interest to walkers of the route whether it is your first time or you are exploring it again, there is something within its pages to suit all tastes.'

Description from

Robin Hood Way Association

www.rushcliffe.gov.uk/leisure/placesofinterest/rushcliffe100walk/

Category:Rushcliffe
Distance (miles)62
Overview

'Circular walk, 100km long, around the Borough of Rushcliffe. It was devised by a member of staff at Rushcliffe Borough Council - who has verified the route by walking it.'

Description from

Rushcliffe Borough Council

www.southwellcouncil.com/business/southwell-bramley-apple-heritage-wal...

Overview

'The Bramley Apple story starts with Mary Ann Brailsford, a young Southwellian who took some pips from the apples her mother was preparing and planted them in a flower pot. As one of the pips was doing so well, it was later transferred to the young girl's garden where it began to thrive. It is this tree that first began to bear a unique apple, one that has become a favourite of the nation and one of the most respected apples in the world.'

Description from

Southwell Town Council

www.southwellcouncil.com/business/heritage-trails/

Overview

Six Leaflets which 'provide a fascinating guided tour of the historically significant areas in and around Southwell'.

Description from

Southwell Town Council

farnsfieldwalks.wordpress.com/how-the-walks-link-together/

Overview

Some sixty walks around and about Farnsfield: the Author has devised one Walk each month starting in October 2012 - and they are numbered accordingly. Use the 'Categories' list - bottom right column - to choose walks associated with particular places within Central Nottinghamshire.

Description from

Rob Milnes

www.wfcg.org.uk/warsop-walks/

Category:Mansfield
Overview

'These walks around the parish of Warsop cover a range of different habitats, giving an impression of our heritage and wildlife.'

www.bassetlaw.gov.uk/media/4058/worksop-heritage-trail.pdf

Category:Bassetlaw
Distance (miles)2
Overview

Details of the 'trail which covers the points of historical interest in Worksop town centre, created in 2009'.

'Worksop is the largest town in the Bassetlaw district of Nottinghamshire, England, on the River Ryton at the northern edge of Sherwood Forest.'

See also

Worksop [The Nottinghamshire Heritage Gateway]

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