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Rushcliffe Country Park Cycle Route

Rushcliffe Country Park, Ruddington Fields Business Park, Ruddington, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG11 6JS

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Rushcliffe Country Park Cycle Route

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Rushcliffe Country Park Cycle Route

Distance: 2 miles (3km)

Explore over 200 acres of cycling and walking trails in this popular country park near Nottingham. In the park you will find wildflower meadows, grassland, conservation and landscaped areas. There is also a 2 hectare lake where you can see mute swans, great crested grebes and various duck species. Also look out for skylarks, finches, cuckoos, kestrels, sparrow hawks, reed buntings, reed warblers and sedge warblers. You are next door the the famous Great Central Railway and you can walk into the site from the country park. You can also stand on the railway bridge and watch the trains when the Railway is in operation. Just a short walk away is the village of Ruddington, with plenty to explore including the Framework Knitters Museum - offering insight into Nottingham's Lace heritage and the luddite movement.

For maps of the Rushcliffe Country Park Cycle Route, please click on either the ordinance survey map or aerial view map on the right hand side of this page.

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Opening Times

opening (1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2024)

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What's Nearby

  1. Rushcliffe Country Park

    Entrance to the park is FREE with a £1 compulsory charge for the car park.

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  2. Great Central Railway - Nottingham

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