Nottingham to Worksop

Description
This route takes you along national cycle network route 6 from the city of Nottingham through Sherwood Forest to the town of Worksop.
You start in Nottingham and head through the outskirts to Bestwood where you join a pleasant off road section through Mill Lakes Country Park. The ride then passes through Hucknall before joining the Linby Trail for another relaxing traffic free section. From here you continue to Ravenshead passing through Newstead Park with its Gardens and Abbey. A short on road section to Blidworth takes you onto a splendid off road section along the Robin Hood Way through Sherwood Forest. You'll pass the Major Oak in the forest rumoured to be the base of Robin Hood and there are also great views around Clumber Park. The ride finishes with a nice stretch along the Chesterfield Canal into Worksop.

Nottingham to Worksop Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map

Nottingham to Worksop Aerial Photo View Map

   
Distance40 miles (65 km)
Difficulty***
Joining RoutesClumber Country Park, Sherwood Forest Country Park
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Route Photos
Mill Lakes Country Park near Bestwood
The River Leen at Mill Lakes Country Park
On the Linby Trail near Hucknall
Newstead Abbey
Newstead Park Gardens
Near Blidworth
Clumber Park Lake, Sherwood Forest
Through Sherwood Forest

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