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Green spaces

There are many sites around Rushcliffe where you can see wildlife and enjoy the countryside. Please remember to follow the Countryside Code.

Green spaces – which is your favourite?

We want to hear from you about which green spaces you enjoy spending time in – vote for your favourite site in the borough by completing our Favourite Rushcliffe Green Space Survey

We’ll announce the winner in the Summer Rushcliffe Reports.


The Countryside Code

  • Be safe - plan ahead and follow any signs
  • Leave gates and property as you find themA nature reserve protected by the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust.
  • Protect plants and animals, and take your litter home
  • Keep dogs under close control
  • Consider other people.

Access to the Countryside

When visiting sites, please use public transport, walk or cycle where possible. Find out more about using green transport.

Some areas have been opened to the public through government grants to landowners. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) provides information on ‌.

The Woodland Trust maintains a website with details of woodlands to visit online at Woodland Trust Visiting Woods.

Places to Visit

Green spaces open to the public within Rushcliffe:

Please see also our Nature in Rushcliffe leaflet which can be downloaded from the related documents box on the right hand side of this page

Further Information on many of these sites can be seen on:

South Notts Wildlife

Rushcliffe Wildlife Sites


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