GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Brierley Forest Park

2 miles (4 km)

This circular walk takes you around the pretty Brierley Forest Park near Mansfield. At the park you will find Wildflower meadows, a sculpture trail and a visitor centre. Look out for foxes, owls, deer, meadow pipits and lapwings as you make your way through the park.
There's also bridleways and paths that are suitable for cycling in some parts of the park.

Postcode

NG17 2PL - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Brierley Forest Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Brierley Forest Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Pubs/Cafes

There's a good value cafe at the site with a good range of snacks and nice outdoor seating.

Dog Walking

The park and woodland are a great place for a dog walk. In fine weather you'll probably see plenty of other owners on your vist. The cafe mentioned above is also dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

For more walking ideas in the area see the Norfolk Walks page.

Photos

Brierley Forest Park - Footpath - geograph.org.uk - 573776

A nice view of a footpath at the entrance to the reserve. Also shown in this picture is the information board.

Brierley Forest Park - Footpath - geograph.org.uk - 573784

The picture shows two sections of pit winding wheels marking the footpath.

Figures at Brierley Forest Country Park - geograph.org.uk - 103910

Interesting miner sculptures at Brierley Forest Country Park. These figures stand near the Visitor Centre at Brierley Forest Country Park. The park is on the site of the former Sutton Colliery but which was called Brierley as many of the original miners came from Brierley in Staffordshire.

View from dismantled railway track next to Brierley Forest Park - geograph.org.uk - 573878

View from dismantled railway track next to Brierley Forest Park. In the very far distance Silverhill Country Park can just be seen.

Brierley Forest Park - Visitor Centre - geograph.org.uk - 573893

Visitor Centre

View across Golf Course next to Brierley Forest Park - geograph.org.uk - 573861

View across Golf Course next to the park.

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

Brierley Forest Park.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Brierley Forest Park.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)