This country park is a favourite of families in the area. It consists mainly of deciduous woodland, with an area of grassland and a cricket pitch, all conveniently close to the Burntstump public house. It offers a good opportunity for a gentle stroll, with the option to watch a cricket match if they are playing on a summer Saturday or Sunday afternoon. Two walks are available. Both start from the main car park next to the Sherwood Lodge Police Headquarters, but they can also be joined from the public house.
Walk 1. Distance – 3⁄4 mile (1.2 km). Fairly flat and suitable for disabled access. Can be lengthened according to ability and motor power, using any compatible path.
Walk 2. Distance – 1.5 miles (2.5 km) More climbs and descents, but can be shortened or lengthened using any of the criss-crossing paths available. More adventurous than Walk 1.
Car Parking. Although Blue Badge parking is free for 3 hours, be aware that for other parking, a ticket must be displayed on your windscreen for up to two hours free parking. This car park can be very full. An overflow area can be reached by taking the next turning left, just before the Police Headquarters entrance. But don’t forget your parking ticket!