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Rushcliffe Country Park

RegionEast Midlands
ClubNottinghamshire Orienteering Club
Nearest townRushcliffe
PostcodeNG11 6JS
Carpark locationThe park is signed from the A60 south of Ruddington, off Mere Way. The car park is at the park entrance.

Available Map

There are 21 controls to find in Rushcliffe Country Park. The map shows all the controls, which you can visit in any order.

Report any missing posts to the Ranger.

Have you tried smartphone orienteering yet? Courses are available at Rushcliffe Country Park, see below. 


VOC Details

Use the MapRunF app, details are found on the Virtual Orienteering Page

Start the MapRun app when in the car park, tap Events Near Me or Select Event and browse to the

UK/Nottinghamshire/Rushcliffe Country Park folder.

We suggest that you download and print the POC map above that has all the control markers, but you can just use the one on your phone.

The following MapRun courses are available based on the Rushcliffe Permanent Course:

  • Rushcliffe POC Long
  • Rushcliffe POC Score- This score course can be started at any of the controls and you can visit as many or as few of the controls as you wish. 20 points per control, there is no time limit.

Select the course you want, and the map will appear.

Select Go to Start when ready.

When you are close to the Start (the triangle marked on the map) the phone will beep, the Start triangle changes to green and your time will begin.

Upload your results, your position can be found under Rushcliffe Country Park on the Smartphone Orienteering page of the Nottinghamshire Orienteering Club website

Garmin watch owners may wish to use the companion app MapRunG.

Other Things to do in the Area

The park is set in beautiful countryside just south of Ruddington. It is an ideal place for many activities, with a network of over 8 kilometres of footpaths.

It has a Café and Visitor Centre

For more details visit: Rushcliffe Country Park Website

Further Information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • White and/or yellow standard controls suitable for beginners
  • Orange and/or light green standard controls suitable for people with some experience