Getting active at Clumber Park

Getting active at Clumber Park

There are plenty of ways to enjoy the great outdoors from a leisurely stroll, a jog through the woodland, a race round the orienteering course to a breath taking bike ride.

Running

Running is good exercise and is a really great way to explore Clumber Park. You can enjoy a gentle jog or one of the longer running routes in this historic ducal park which is part of ancient Sherwood Forest.  

Parkrun: A 5km, free, timed run,  every Saturday at 09:00. Register with www.parkrun.org.uk and don’t forget your barcode! Click here for full details.

Trust 10: This popular 10k run will be returning to Clumber Park very soon.  Please visit the website for future updates.

Clumber Runners Group: If you are completely new to running, looking to ease yourself back into some gentle exercise or training for a parkrun or Race for Life, this is the perfect group for you.  Meet every Wednesday morning outside the main cafe in the visitor facilities at 9am. New members always welcome. No need to book, just turn up on the day!

Sporting Events: There are a number of annual running events that occur at Clumber Park including NightRun, Race for Life and the Worksop half marathon. Please visit the website for future updates.

Join us for the weekly parkrun
Visitor running in woodland
Join us for the weekly parkrun

Walking:

Walking is good exercise and is a really great way to explore Clumber Park. You can enjoy short walks to full day hikes in this historic ducal park which is part of ancient Sherwood Forest.   There are miles of beautiful trails throughout the park perfect for a run, along with regular led groups and running events - something for all levels.

Led Walks: Our walk leader team facilitate a programme of walks across our parkland, to enable you explore new corners of the estate, keep active and make new friends.  Click here for full details.

Walk for all Seasons: This gentle walk has varied landscapes and takes you through woodland and across heathland. The start and finish of the walk is along a usually car free road from which there are glimpses of the lake. Click here for full details.

Bluebell Walk:: You walk through this old woodland covered with seasonal bluebells before crossing arable fields and passing the old school house. You then walk down a section of Lime Tree Avenue and through another area of woodland heading towards Clumber Lake. Click here for full details.

Clumber Walk: Explore the parkland for yourself on this easy trail to uncover Clumber’s past and enjoy a little wildlife-spotting along the way. Click here for full details.

Robin Hood Way Walk: Enjoy grand views of Clumber Park from several vantage points as you walk round the estate through a mixture of the habitats including woodland, parkland and heathland of ancient Sherwood Forest, once home to Nottingham;s most famous outlaw - Robin Hood. Click here for full details.

Nordic walking: The workout that tones the whole body! Burns 46% more calories than ordinary walking. Great for neck, shoulder and back problems. Easy on the knees and joints. Suitable for all levels / ages. Sociable, safe outdoor exercise. Join our qualified instructor for these group walking sessions to learn the art of Nordic walking and its many benefits. A great social way to discover Clumber Park while keeping fit. Click here for full details

Enjoy grand views of Clumber from several vantage points
Family walking at Clumber
Enjoy grand views of Clumber from several vantage points

Cycling

Bring your own bike or visit our on-site cycle hire centre and start your cycling adventure at Clumber Park through miles of scenic woodland and lakeside views.

Cycle Hire Centre: Get active and explore Clumber Park the best way possible - on a bike! Our friendly cycle hire team have the expertise to match you to the perfect bike for a comfortable ride. Choose from a range of classic Raleigh bikes, tandems, buggies, trikes, mobility scooters, child seats, trailer bikes and wheelchairs. With 5, 7, 8 and 10 miles cycle routes available for you to explore at your leisure.

Downloadable cycle routes: Choose from a range of bikes to hire and explore the beautiful landscape park, heath and woodlands at Clumber Park with a choice of downloadable cycle routes, choose the best one to suit you. Click here for full details.

Sessional led rides: We offer a fantastic variety of Ride Again, Learn to Ride and Safer Cycling programmes to ensure you feel confident on your two wheels to go out and explore our variety of cycle routs at Clumber Park. Click here for full details.

Children on a cycling trail
Kids cycling
Children on a cycling trail

Orienteering: 

Our Programming & Partnerships team are currently reviewing our orienteering offer at the park.

At the moment, we cannot guarantee all points are present. We will update this once courses have been checked.

Orienteering at Clumber
Orienteering at Clumber Park
Orienteering at Clumber

Have a go sports:

During many of the school holidays there will be a range of sports equipment available for use on the front field. Challenge friends and family to a game of volleyball, tennis, badminton or football (sports will vary). Visit the What's On page for full details.