Founded on the edge of Sherwood Forest 870 years ago, Rufford Abbey is today a romantic ruin, set in a beautiful park. Enjoy its nature, art, history, fresh air and fun. From swans and swallows to cheeky squirrels, there's wildlife galore, woodland to wander, sculpture to admire. Spread a picnic blanket, grab a snack in the Cafe or celebrate with afternoon tea in Lord Savile's Victorian kitchen. Our paths are pram and mobility scooter friendly, so whatever your age, it's easy to get around and explore.Discover how to plan a Ollerton trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
Set in the heart of Robin Hood Country the park, which is owned by Nottinghamshire County Council, offers native woodland, a lake and gardens as well as a range of attractions, activities and catering options managed by Parkwood Outdoors.
Rufford Abbey Country Park Reviews
Visited recently on a quiet Spring weekday so park was empty, started at Mill end of lake, with. 10-15 minutes walk to the Abbey complex. The undercroft was open, with information boards with the... more »
Grew up around this area and loved the walks and freedom to enjoy Robin Hood country Sad and disappointed that the hard working families are struck with this unfair car parking charge and future... more »
Brilliant for every age young, or old . Great new play area and someone thought hard and out the box to create it 2. Lovely walks for any age and suitable for prawns , buggy, wheelchairs. Nice cafe . Superhero trail.was very popular with my grandson and lists of girls and boys taking part. Lots of walking and the kids didn't moan once. Lovely spots to picnic, on lawns ,under trees or by the lovely lake. Toilets clean and well.kept throughout the day. Well done rufford .
Beautiful and most welcoming place for families and elderly. Great for disabled . With paths for wheelchairs and mobility scooters and good array of amenities from good food and local drinks. Plus loads to see and do like boating archery , crazy golf. If i say so myself this is one of my top ten go to places to see. Try this place out and you will not be disappointed.......
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