Rushcliffe Country Park: Use stop Rushcliffe Country Park – Green 10C (Sundays & Bank Holidays) or The Green – Navy 3, Green 10 (other days), with a short walk from The Green via Asher Lane to Rushcliffe Country Park.
This 210 acre open park space, with over five miles of footpaths, can either be a hive of family activity or a place of individual tranquillity, depending on your preference. Around a quarter of a million visitors a year stroll around the pretty park and lake, watch the varied wildlife, explore the woodland trails, find out about its military past or make use of the many outdoor recreational facilities, including an extensive children’s play area. There’s an Education Centre* where youngsters can learn about conservation and where refreshments are sometimes available.
* Friends of Rushcliffe Country Park UPDATE 18th MARCH 2020:
“Due to the Coronavirus the visitor centre at the park will be closed until further notice. The log cabin toilets and compost toilets in the play area will remain open. All activities that take place within the visitor centre are cancelled until further notice.
Outdoor exercise classes are still taking place but contact the instructor for updates.”
Dog owners, cyclists and skateboarders are encouraged to try specially designed courses and equipment. There’s even an al fresco gym and table tennis. Entry to Rushcliffe Country Park is free – with no parking charges if you go by bus!