Other Country Parks

Nottinghamshire County Council looks after 5 country parks. There are a number of other parks across the county for you to enjoy. 

Clumber Park

run by the National Trust 

Clumber Park is a historic country park located near Worksop, Nottinghamshire. It is owned by the National Trust and open to the public.

Clumber Park is over 3,800 acres (15 km²) in extent, including woods, open heath and rolling farmland. Enjoy a gentle stroll along the longest avenue of Lime Trees in Europe at Clumber Park

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Sherwood Pines Forest Park

run by the Forestry Commission 

Sherwood Pines Forest Park strives to be a centre of excellence by managing the landscape, visitor facilities and timber-producing woodland in a co-ordinated and sustainable way for the benefit of wildlife, visitors, local business and staff.

The forest caters for all offering something for everyone all year round, from walking and family cycling to mountain biking, Go Ape and adventure play.

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Newstead Abbey

run by Nottingham City Council

The Abbey is now publicly owned, by Nottingham City Council, and houses a museum containing Byron memorabilia.

The grounds provide the perfect place for a relaxing outing all year round, with fabulous wildlife including peacocks, swans and geese.

The house features a collection of items that span the centuries, from when Newstead Abbey first became a private house, right up to the present day. It includes paintings, objects, letters, maps and photographs associated with the estate.

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Wollaton Hall and Park

run by Nottingham City Council

Standing on a natural hill three miles west of Nottingham City Centre, Wollaton Hall is set in five hundred acres of spectacular gardens and parkland. 

The formal gardens provide the perfect spot to sit and relax. Here you can also visit The Camellia House, the oldest cast iron glasshouse in Europe.

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