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Things to do in Mansfield

Large, bustling county town that lies on the River Maun

Are you looking for things to do in Mansfield? We've got plenty of great ideas for you across the town.

Known for...   Rebecca Adlington and Mansfield Brewery


Did you know...

  • Mansfield is also the home of the Cantamus Girls Choir, World Choir Olympics champions.
  • Olympic gold medalist Rebecca Adlington was born and raised in Mansfield and swan in nearby Sherwood.
  • D. H. Lawrence, in Lady Chatterley's Lover, described Mansfield as "that once romantic now utterly disheartening colliery town".



 

  Attractions

Making It! Discovery Centre

A high tech discovery centre full of exciting fun for all ages.
Littleworth
Mansfield
NG18 1AH

01623473297

Recommended by Jenny Clarke, Mansfield

 

Vicar Water Country Park FREE

80 hectares of scenic woodland and parkland. Visitors centre, cafe and play areas on site.
Mansfield Road
Clipstone
NG21 9AA

01623466340

 

White Post Farm

Popular farm attraction. Great family day out.
Mansfield Road
Farnsfield
NG22 8HL

01623882977

Recommended by Shaz, Nottingham

 

Sherwood Forest

Guide to the world famous Sherwood Forest.
Sherwood Forest Country Park
Mansfield
NG21 9HN

01623823202

 

Go Ape! Sherwood Pines

Go Ape is the UK's No.1 Forest Adventure.
Sherwood Pines Forest Park
Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire
NG21 9JH

 

Rufford Abbey

English Heritage - The best-preserved remains of a Cistercian abbey west cloister range in England, dating mainly from about 1170.
near Ollerton
Nottinghamshire
NG22 9DF

 

Wheelgate Adventure Park

An amazing family focused All-Weather park near Mansfield, set in 30 acres of beautiful countryside near Sherwood Forest.
White Post, Farnsfield
Newark
Nottinghamshire
NG22 8HX

 
 

  Museums

Mansfield Museum And Art Gallery FREE

Fascinating look at Mansfield's history.
Leeming Street
Mansfield
NG18 1NG

01623463088

 
 

  Parks

Carr Bank Park FREE

The park's town centre location means it's one of the most popular parks in Mansfield.
Windmill Lane
Mansfield
NG18 2AL

 

Fisher Lane Park FREE

Home to Mansfield Skate Plaza.
Fisher Lane
Mansfield
NG18 2SB

 

Peafield Park FREE

The park is located in the Peafield Estate providing a great resource for local residents and visitors from further afield.
Litton Road
Mansfield Woodhouse
Mansfield
NG19 9PB

 

Oak Tree Heath FREE

Oak Tree Heath Site of Special Scientific Interest and Local Nature Reserve is home to a mosaic of lowland heathland habitats.
Jubilee Way
South Mansfield
NG18 3RT

 

Rufford Abbey Country Park

150 acres of historic parkland, woodland and gardens in the North Nottinghamshire "Dukeries".
Ollerton
Nottinghamshire
NG22 9DF

Recommended by Deborah Prior, Nottingham
“Something for all the family - walks, wildlife, monastery, restaurant, play area, gardens, wedding venue, crafts, special events.”

 
 

  Bowling

Mansfield Superbowl

Tenpin bowling and entertainment venue.
Stockwell Gate
Mansfield
NG18 1LG

Recommended by Sally Richardson, Hull

 

Mansfield Superbowl

Ten pin bowling, American pool, cafe and arcades.
Stockwell Gate
Mansfield
NG18 1LG

01623462000

 
 

  Cinema

Odeon Mansfield

Multi-screen cinema.
Mansfield Leisure Park
Mansfield
NG18 1BU

03330144501

 
 

  Theatre

Palace Theatre

Mansfield's premier theatre.
Leeming Street
Mansfield
NG18 1NG

01623412951

 

New Youth Theatre

Drama society for young people that puts on a number of shows throughout the year.
30 Bransdale Avenue
Forest Town
NG19 0LZ

01623406284

 
 

  Golf

Rufford Park Golf Club

Golf Club.
Rufford Lane
Rufford
Ollerton
Nottinghamshire
NG22 9DG

 
 

  Leisure centres

DW Fitness

Health and fitness club.
Portland Retail Park
Mansfield
NG18 1HA

08442495347

 

Water Meadows

Swimming pool with flumes, rapids and wave machine plus fitness centre.
Titchfield Park
Bath Street
NG18 1BA

01623463882

Recommended by Susie Wood, Mansfield

 

Bannatyne

State of the art health club.
Briar Lane
Mansfield
NG18 3HS

01623641337

 

Oak Tree Leisure Centre

Fitness centre, indoor and outdoor sports and much more.
Jubilee Way South
Mansfield
NG18 3RT

01623651261

 
 

  Walks

Sherwood Pines Cycle Hire

Located in the heart of Sherwood Pines Forest Park.
Sherwood Forest Country Park
Old Clipstone
NG21 9JL

01623822855

 
 

  Sport

Lockwell Hill Activity Centre

Activities range from quad biking to rifle shooting.
Kirklington Road
Farnsfield
NG22 8JG

01623883067

 
 

  Riding

Derbyshire Pony Trekking

Pony Trekking Centre.
2 The Old Hall, Scarcliffe Lanes
Upper Langwith
Mansfield
NG20 9RH

Recommended by Gayle Marshall, Derby

 

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