GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Robin Hood Way

107 miles (172 km)

Follow in the footsteps of this legendary figure on this super walk through Sherwood Forest and the Nottinghamshire countryside. On the route:

  • Nottingham Castle and the Robin Hood statue at route start
  • Wollaton Park - located near Nottingham at the start of the route this attraction includes a deer park and Elizabethan mansion
  • A waterside section along the Nottingham canal near Trowell
  • Leen Valley Country Park - the path passes through this pretty country park located on the River Leen at Bestwood.
  • Newstead Abbey - with splendid lakes, gardens and the Augustian priory of Newstead Abbey, this is a major walk highlight. It is also the ancestral home of Lord Byron.
  • Burntstump Country Park with peaceful woodland walking trails.
  • The fascinating limestone gorge and caves at Cresswell Crags
  • Bestwood Country Park with 650 acres of parkland and lakes
  • The white deer and Great Lake as you pass through Welbeck Park near Norton
  • The Major Oak in Sherwood Forest - reputed to be Robin Hood's shelter where he and his merry men slept.

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Robin Hood statue at the start of the route in Nottingham

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Wollaton Hall - includes deer park and Elizabethan mansion

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Nottingham Canal at Trowell

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Leen Valley Country Park

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Newstead Abbey - the ancestral home of Lord Byron.

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The white deer of Welbeck

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Lake in Clumber Park, Sherwood Forest

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The Major Oak in Sherwood Forest - reputed to be Robin Hood's shelter where he and his merry men slept

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GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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