Childrens Activities

Rufford Country Park (5 min – 2 miles) May Lodge Drive Newark, Nottinghamshire NG22 9DF.  Take the children for a day out hire bicycles, explore the old buildings and enjoy wildlife activities with the Park Range.
Rufford Abbey Country Park, owned by Nottinghamshire County Council and managed by Parkwood Outdoors, is one of Nottinghamshire’s favourite attractions.
Open every day except Christmas Day, the park has something for everyone – from adventure golf to boating, craft courses to children’s trails there’s always something to enjoy.

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Sherwood Forest, the legendary stomping-ground of Robin Hood, is a 450 acre country park in Nottinghamshire. Managed by an RSPB led consortium in partnership with the County Council, the park is home to the Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve and is designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest. The forest has 900 veteran oak trees including England’s Tree of the Year 2014, The Major Oak. Discover the History of Sherwood Forest, Robin Hood and Major Oak

Open every day except Christmas Day, the forest has something for everyone – walks and trails, bug hunts, adventure playground, events – there’s always plenty to enjoy.

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White Post Farm Centre (15 min – 8 miles drive)
Modern working farm with over 4000 animals including chicks,lambs, deer, llamas, reptiles and piglets. Pet shop, Large indoor play area -great fun.
Mansfield Road,
NG22 8HL

Wheelgate Park (15 min – 8 miles drive)
Large indoor play centre, maze, bouncy castles, trampolines, huge
adventure playground, slidemania, golf, 30 acre park, tropical
butterfly area.
White Post Island (A614),
NG22 8HX
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