Local Access Forum: Forest Fields Historic Trail

The Forest Recreation Ground

A historical circular walk exploring the area known as Forest Fields and The Forest Recreation Ground.

Meet Nigel Sarsfield (Local Access Forum) outside Djanogly City Academy.

If coming by car do not park in the Forest Recreation Ground Park and Ride Car Park as this is just for people using the tram. There is signage in the car park. Nearest on street parking can be found on Gregory Boulevard opposite Premier Road or in the Forest Recreation Ground Car Park near the playground.

Grid Ref: SK 56284 41362
Post Code: NG7 6ND
Distance: 2 miles (1 hour)
Contact Tel No: 07824 537 433

Full walk details and route here.

Nordic Walking

Idle Valley Rural Learning Centre
Idle Valley Nature Reserve

Location: Idle Valley, North Road, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 8RQ

Come and join Tracy at Idle Valley and experience the joys and fitness benefits of Nordic walking while being out in nature! Please visit the link below for more details and to contact the organiser for more info about joining.

More Info: https://www.nottinghamshirewildlife.org/events/2024-05-27-nordic-walking

Wellbeing Walk Attenborough Nature Reserve

A view of Attenborough Nature Centre and Coneries Pond
Attenborough Nature Reserve

Location: Attenborough Nature Reserve, Barton Lane, Attenborough, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG9 6DY

Come and join us for our weekly strolls at Attenborough Nature Reserve. Take in the views, chat to someone new and enjoy the benefits of walking in nature.

Meeting point: Apron (place with picnic benches between the visitor car park and Nature Centre).

Time 10:30am – 11:45am

More Info: https://www.nottinghamshirewildlife.org/events/2024-05-28-wellbeing-walk-attenborough

Wellbeing Walk Idle Valley

A view through the willow arch to the boardwalk at Idle Valley Nature Reserve
Idle Valley Nature Reserve

Location: Idle Valley, North Road, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 8RQ

Come and join us for our weekly strolls run by Lincolnshire Co-Op at Idle Valley Nature Reserve. Take in the views, chat with someone new, and enjoy the benefits of walking in nature.

Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm

These walks take place every Tuesday at 10:30am and last about 90 minutes – this is not constant walking. There are plenty of stops to admire the wonderful views at Idle. We definitely make the most of the wonderful new benches that were made and installed by our rangers and wonderful volunteers. We end the walk with a chat and cuppa in the café for those who fancy it.

More Info: https://www.nottinghamshirewildlife.org/events/2024-05-28-wellbeing-walk-idle-valley

Stay Pawsitive Dog Walk

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Dog Walking at Idle Valley

Location: Idle Valley, North Road, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 8RQ

A weekly Tuesday afternoon stroll around Idle Valley Nature Reserve with your dog. It’s a great chance for you and your dog to socialise!

Come along for a free weekly dog walk around Idle Valley Nature Reserve every Tuesday at 2PM. It’s a great chance for both you and your dog to socialise!

More info: https://www.nottinghamshirewildlife.org/events/2024-05-28-stay-pawsitive-dog-walk

Nottingham Civic Society – The General Cemetery

Looking at the history and the people buried there, some of whom were of national importance.

Meet at the main gates, Canning Circus. Please note: sensible footwear is recommended for this walk.

Civic Society Members free or non-member adults £3.

See the Nottingham Civic Society website www.nottinghamcivicsociety.org.uk for more details.

Walk event Link: https://www.nottinghamcivicsociety.org.uk/index.php/events-and-visits/eventdetail/272/-/the-general-cemetery

Contact Graham Woodward: 07721 999 642, email: gwoodward@clara.co.uk

Nottingham Civic Society – Another Walk in the Park

This walk explores some of the less visited parts of the Park Estate. They still deliver great architecture and we will look also at the origin of the street names.

Meet at Nottingham Castle Gatehouse.

Civic Society Members free or non-member adults £3.

See the Nottingham Civic Society website www.nottinghamcivicsociety.org.uk for more details.

Walk event Link: https://www.nottinghamcivicsociety.org.uk/index.php/events-and-visits/eventdetail/266/-/another-walk-in-the-park

Contact Graham Woodward: 07721 999 642, email: gwoodward@clara.co.uk

Evening Walk 5: Grove Farm – Former Home of Edward, Prince of Wales

Lakeside Arts Building

University Lake, Dr. Stewart Adam Bridge, Beeston Canal, Grove Farm, Clifton Bridge, Thane Road, and return.

Meet Chris Thompson (Gedling Ramblers) at Lakeside Theatre car park, off University Boulevard South Side site.

Grid Ref: SK 548 382
Post Code: NG7 2RD
Distance: 5.4 miles (2 hours)
Contact Tel No: 07719 827 808

Wellbeing Walk Attenborough Nature Reserve

A view of Attenborough Nature Centre and Coneries Pond
Attenborough Nature Reserve

Location: Attenborough Nature Reserve, Barton Lane, Attenborough, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG9 6DY

Come and join us for our weekly strolls at Attenborough Nature Reserve. Take in the views, chat to someone new and enjoy the benefits of walking in nature.

Meeting point: Apron (place with picnic benches between the visitor car park and Nature Centre).

Time 10:00am – 11:15am

More Info: https://www.nottinghamshirewildlife.org/events/2024-05-30-wellbeing-walk-attenborough

Wildlife Wellbeing Walk, Beeston Sidings Nature Reserve

Wildlife Wellbeing Walk, Beeston Sidings Nature Reserve

Join our Park Ranger for a Wellbeing Wildlife Walk at Beeston Sidings Nature Reserve to spot wildlife, the changing seasons and get active.

Date and time: Friday 31st May 10:30am-12pm

Location: Jesse Boot Avenue Science Park Nottingham NG7 2QN

Our series of wellbeing walks are short, friendly group walks that can help you become and stay active as well as meet new people.

The walks are led by our Park Rangers who will help you spot wildlife or changes to the landscape throughout the seasons.

They are free to join, and everybody is welcome.

Meeting at the reserve entrance at Jesse Boot Avenue, NG7 2QN (Google or What3Words location) at 10.30am for a leisurely 1.5 hour walk.

To reserve a spot visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/wildlife-wellbeing-walk-beeston-sidings-nature-reserve-tickets-760594607947