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Walking in Nottinghamshire

Search for a walk

Search for a walk in our walks and rides directory.

Where to walk

Countryside walking route

There are miles of countryside walks in the county which can be accessed using rights of way.

Walking routes

We have a searchable directory of walks and rides where you can browse walking routes in and around the county.

Country parks and green spaces

We have several picturesque country parks in Nottinghamshire for you to explore on foot, as well as nature reservesgreen estate sites and open access land.

Some areas of farmland are also open to walkers through a scheme called Countrywalks.

Guided walks

See the Notts Guided Walks website for a programme of guided walks in Nottinghamshire: www.nottsguidedwalks.co.uk 

Accessible walks

The 'Break Free with Greenwood Forest' walks in our walks and rides directory grade the walks by surface type and gradient to make it easy to see which walks are accessible to all. Just search for 'greenwood'.

The surfaced towpaths alongside the Grantham Canal, Chesterfield Canal and Nottingham Canal (part of the Erewash Valley Trail) are also accessible to many different users. 

Get Walking Week

Nottinghamshire Area Ramblers has organised a week-long promotion of walking throughout Nottinghamshire from Saturday 2nd May to Sunday 10th May 2015. 70 walks ranging from 10 minutes to 10 miles means there is something for everyone. 

For more information on Get Walking Week visit www.nottsarearamblers.org.uk

Take a look at the Get Walking Week brochure [PDF] for information on the walks. 

Contact us

If you have come across a problem while out on a walk in Nottinghamshire, please report it online:

For any other queries please phone our Customer Service Centre on 0300 500 8080 or email our Countryside Access Team at: countrysideaccess@nottscc.gov.uk
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