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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.

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  1. Print out a map of your chosen course
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  4. Run or walk around the course carrying your phone, which beeps each time you get to a checkpoint
  5. Your results are uploaded, and you can compare your time with everyone who has done it.

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

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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