Places for young children to visit
|Rufford Country Park (5 min - 2 miles)|
May Lodge Drive Newark, Nottinghamshire NG22 9DF www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/ruffordcp
Take the children for a day out hire bicycles, explore the old buildings and enjoy wildlife activities with the Park Ranger
|Sherwood Forest Park and Visitor Centre (8 min - 2.5 miles drive) |
Edwinstowe, Mansfield, Notts NG21 9HN
Web : www.sherwoodforest.org.uk
Over 400 acres of the famous ancient woodland including the Major Oak. Annual Robin Hood Festival in summer. Exhibitions and craft centre.
|White Post Farm Centre (15 min - 8 miles drive)|
Mansfield Road, Farnsfield, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG22 8HL
Modern working farm with over 4000 animals including chicks, lambs, deer, llamas, reptiles and piglets. Pet shop, Large indoor play area -great fun.
|Wheelgate Park (15 min - 8 miles drive) |
Formerly Wonderland Pleasure Park
White Post Island (A614), Farnsfield, Notts NG22 8HX
Web : www.wheelgatepark.com
Large indoor play centre, maze, bouncy castles, trampolines, huge adventure playground, slidemania, golf, 30 acre park, tropical butterfly.
|Making It! Discovery Centre (23 min - 12 miles drive) |
Mansfield, Notts. NG18 1AH
Open during school holidays only. Fun and excitement "Making It!" .Fully "hands-on" galleries where everyone gets busy!
|Sundown Kiddies Adventureland (30 min - 17 miles drive) |
Treswell Rd, Rampton, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 0HX
Aimed at younger children. Based on storybook characters, includes fairy castles, a witches cave, Train and Water Boat rides