Rufford Park Golf Course
(2 miles from Blue Bell Self Catering Holiday Cottage in the heart of Sherwood Forest Robin Hood Country)
The 6387 yard, par 70 golf course is set in over 200 acres of beautiful parkland and woodland in the heart of Sherwood Forest, within the old Rufford Abbey Deer Park. During your round you will be spoilt by the spectacular views of the Rufford Lakes and Rufford Abbey within the famous Sherwood Forest.
The course has been carefully designed to compliment the naturally undulating parkland landscape. It has had extensive input from architects such as Donald Steel and Associates and its current design consultants are the company led by Ken Brown, the BBC commentator & former Ryder Cup player.
A fantastic all weather course having the benefit of being constructed on a free draining sandy base provides quality playing surfaces throughout the year.
The Rufford Park Golf Course is challenging for all levels of player, from novice to professional. Everyone can enjoy playing the course and with its many signature holes it will make your day at Rufford Park a memorable one, which will be talked about long after.
Location: Rufford Park Golf & Country Club is 400 yards off the A614, 2 miles south of Blue Bell Holiday Cottage. If you wish to use satelite navigation our postcode is NG22 9DG.
College Pines Golf Course
(8.3 miles from Blue Bell Self Catering Holiday Cottage in the heart of Sherwood Forest Robin Hood Country)
Ideal pay and play course for the mid to experienced golfer.
College Pines is a well established, 18 hole heathland course set amid the idyllic surroundings of Clumber Park and Worksop College.
Designed and operated by former international golfer David Snell and his family, College Pines Golf Club provides everything for the enthusiastic golfer.
With a friendly atmosphere, good facilities, full greens every day, plus your choice of tee.
Location: College Pines Golf Club is on the southern outskirts of Worksop in the grounds of Worksop College. Turn left into Worksop College Drive just off the B6034 and the entrance to College Pines car park will be found on the right hand side.
Postcode S80 3AL
Sherwood Forest Golf Course
(9.4 miles from Blue Bell Self Catering Holiday Cottage in the heart of Sherwood Forest Robin Hood Country)
One of the finest heathland golf courses in Great Britain
To the east of Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 3EW, U.K. Along established heathland course alongside the pines, silver birch and oak trees of Sherwood Forest.
Currently rated 84th best in the British Isles and 47th in England. Sherwood Forest Golf Course was intially designed by Harry Colt and subsequently enhanced by James Braid.
The English Golf Union, when staging the 2006 England Boy’s Amateur Stroke Play Championships, described Sherwood Forest Golf Club as being ‘in a league of its own’. As a premier course the Sherwood Forest Golf Club has hosted many national competitions over the years, including the ‘British and English Seniors’ and regional qualifying for the ‘Open Championship’.
Sat Nav Address: Eakring Road, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 3EW
Wellow Dam has undergone major work over the last few years, including metal stages on all 25 pegs; Pegs 1 and 25 cater for disabled anglers. A path has been laid to make access a little easier to and from all pegs. A five year re-stocking plan is now in its fourth year, with roach, bream, tench and carp stocked in good numbers to complement the already good head of fish found in Wellow Dam. Wellow Dam is run by Thoresby AC and day tickets are available on the bank at £4.50 per rod.
Location SATNAV postcode for directions – NG22 0EA
(10.7 miles from Blue Bell Self catering Holiday Cottage in the heart of Sherwood Forest Robin Hood Country)
Derbyshire Pony Trekking
The Old Hall, Scarcliffe Lane, Upper Langwith, Mansfield, Notts. NG22 0EA.
Tel: 07557 106679.
Very safe for beginners and dream for experienced riders with 8 furlong gallops for hire.
Call 07557 106679.
Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2015, 2016 and 2017.
Coloured Cob Trekking Centre
(10.6 miles from Blue Bell Self Catering Holiday Cottage in the heart of Sherwood Forest Robin Hood Country)
Mansfield, Road, Cresswell, Worksop, Notts. S80 4AA. Tel: 01909 725251
A purpose built riding school and a wide range of horse riding lessons offering beginner pony trekking through Cresswell Craggs limestone gorge or up to 4 hours of advanced treks into the beautiful Clumber Park.
(3 miles from Blue Bell Self Catering Holiday Cottage in the heart of Sherwood Forest Robin Hood Country)
South Forest Lodge Complex Swimming have a superb family pool with a constant sub-tropical temperature of 30 degrees, making it one of the warmest in the area! With a flume, jacuzzi, toddler pool, sauna and plenty of pool side seating there’s something to entertain the whole family.
Location Robin Hood Crossroads, Clipstone Rd, Edwinstowe, Mansfield NG21 9JA
Contact 01623 823866