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Nottinghamshire Wolds is a 8.1 mile loop trail located near Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and nature trips.

Length 8.1 mi Elevation gain 1,456 ft Route type Loop
Hiking Nature trips Walking Running River Views Wildlife Muddy
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Getting There

This circular walk in Nottinghamshire links three attractive old villages through pleasant rolling farmland, with good views to the north, across the Trent Valley. It starts in Keyworth, located about 6 miles south of Nottingham. The route uses a combination of green lanes, tracks and footpaths, with a total of one mile along public roads (which is all through the villages). Any climbs are sufficiently gentle to be almost unnoticeable; this is easy-going walking. Parts of the walk will be muddy in wet conditions. It is a good walk for dogs with plenty of arable land, although livestock will be encountered (including cattle and horses), particularly in the last section. You will need to negotiate 12 stiles on the walk, along with several gates and footbridges. Allow 4 hours.

The walk starts from the free car park at Keyworth village hall on Elm Avenue, off Selby Lane. Approximate post code NG12 5AN. Nearby Keyworth Church is served by the TrentBarton Keyworth Connection bus route, from Nottingham.

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Thomas Woodroffe
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WalkingGreat!

A great walk on a summer's day. My partner and I walked it in August and we both really enjoyed it. The walking was relatively easy - some rough bits and some hilly bits but it was mostly not challenging. Had a great pub lunch at The Plough in Wysall and felt tempted to stay in the pub garden for the afternoon but persevered with the walk and finished it in about 3 hours. Only gave three stars for the walk because of two annoying things: a couple of the farmers had removed the footpath signs and made it difficult to cross the fields - luckily we could make our way around any obstructions that were put in. Most of the farmers were great and the signage was present and the walks through farmland were easy. The other annoying thing were the stiles: my partner and I had no problem getting over them - we are relatively fit despite being in our mid fifties but about four of the stiles weren't dog friendly at all and it was a struggle getting our 30kg husky/alsatian cross over them - lots of lifting involved!! Anyway, the problems didn't spoil our day and we had a great day out walking this trail! Highly recommend it!!

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Martin Clayton
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Nadia Croeser
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HikingNo shadeOver grown

I would not recommend doing this walk alone. It is very monotonous. The first part of the walk is very beautiful but after about 2.5 miles you hit farm fields and that’s all you see for the rest of the walk.

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Beth Pritty
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A lovely, straight forward walk. Beautiful even in winter. Highly recommend a small detour to The Plough Inn in Wysall for some fish and chips.

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Mark Bairstow
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First to Review

Great walk in early summer with the rapeseed in bloom

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Claire White
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Dominic Lee
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