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|Broxtowe Country Park Trail|
|Author: , Published: 20 Apr 2015||Walk Rating:|
|A 2 mile circular walk around Broxtowe Country Park in Nottingham. This walk is one of the Nottingham Walks By Bus series, created to allow walkers to access some of Nottingham’s best walking routes via Nottingham City Transport bus routes. The walking route performs a simple loop around the small country park, taking in the areas of grassland and woodland.
The walk has a few gentle slopes. The majority of the paths are surfaced, but some of the woodland paths can get muddy at times so sturdy shoes or boots are recommended. Dogs are welcome in the park. The entrance/exit point for the park is a metal inverted V-shape narrow squeeze gap. There are no toilets or other facilities in the park. Allow 1 hour.
The walk starts and finishes at the Coleby Road Top bus stop which is served by NCT Bus Route Orange 35. Buses run frequently seven days per week. For timetable and route details visit www.nctx.co.uk or get the NCT App.
|Start to Broxtowe Country Park|
Start point: 52.9784 lat, -1.2153 long
From Coleby Road Top bus stop, walk the short distance to the end of the road where you will reach a T-junction with Denton Green (with the Six Ways Community Centre opposite). Turn right along the pavement and then take the second road on the right, Alwyn Road. Keep directly ahead to the end of the road and pass through the metal squeeze gap to enter Broxtowe Country Park.
|Broxtowe Country Park to Woodland Path|
Start point: 52.9799 lat, -1.2196 long
Walk directly ahead down the surfaced path and at the T-junction turn left. This stone path leads you between belts of trees and shrubs. Just after the metal fencing on the left ends, you will come to a crossroads. Turn right here and follow this path with the large open meadow at the centre of the park across to your right.
|Woodland Path to Broxstowe Stream|
Start point: 52.9831 lat, -1.2206 long
Follow this stone path ahead and shortly you will come to a metal exit gate for the park on the left. Do NOT go through this, instead turn right here on the path through the centre of the woodland. Pass the bench on the left and follow the path downhill.
|Broxstowe Stream to End|
Start point: 52.9828 lat, -1.2167 long
Keep directly ahead and join a narrow stone path leading uphill between trees. As you emerge from the trees, swing right to follow the woodland edge on the right, with a line of houses running on the left. At the fork, keep right and follow the unmade narrow path winding through the centre of the woodland.
Text and images for this walk are Copyright © 2015 by the author NCT and may not be reproduced without permission.
This is a small park but ideal for a short walk. A good mix of trees and open meadow Land. No 35 bus runs frequently. Main path muddy after rain and there are a few seats.
|By Ginger55 on 09 Oct 2017|
The information in this guide has been provided in good faith and is intended only as a guide, not a statement of fact. You are advised to check the accuracy of the information provided and should not use this guide for navigational directions nor should you rely on the accuracy of the weather forecast. You are advised to take appropriate clothing, footwear, equipment and navigational materials with you according to the current and possible weather and nature of the terrain. Always follow the country code and follow any additional warnings or instructions that may be available. Some walks may be very strenuous and you are advised to seek medical advice if you have any doubts as to your capability to complete the walk.
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|Image by: Richard
Uploaded: 20 Apr 2015
Taken in April 2015. there are plenty of hedgerows along the route, perfect for nesting birds
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