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(Average user rating: 5 unrated 5/5)

Pleasley Park is a lovely mix of broadleeaved and coniferous trees. Its 74 hectares offer delightful walks amongst hazel coppice and beech trees.

There is a pond to discover too. It is bordered to the south and west by footpaths and bridleways.

Adjacent is the Pleasley Mills Complex for outdoor pursuits.

What do other visitors say?

Please could you clarify what time the car park opens and closes as I cannot see a sign and on a few occasions the gates have been locked. I wouldn't want to be locked in!!!!

Anonymous, 24/Oct/2017

Hi, The gate is shut by a volunteer so the time will vary a little. I would suggest being out before it gets dark to be sure.

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How can you not ride in the wood if it's bordered by bridleways and you can get into the woods via the bridleways?

Anonymous, 23/Oct/2017

Hi, Pleasley Park is a small wood that is not suitable for cycling or horse riding. Bridleways give you a right of access along them but they don't go into the wood. The paths within the wood are small and often wet and prone to erosion. The flora in the wood is important and needs protecting from heavy use. The Forestry Commission provide other areas for horse riding and cycling in the local area.

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Can you take horses in to pleasley wood

Sheila, 20/Jul/2017

Hi Sheila, No you cannot ride in Pleasley Park. We provide horse riding facilities at Sherwood Pines and Blidworth woods which requires a Discovery Pass that you can buy online or you can use bridleways that go through our woods.

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Last updated: 5th May 2017

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What's Here?

  • Parking
  • Walking
  • Lots of paths and drives to explore. See deer, foxes and bats at night. From beautiful farmland views to archeological wonders.
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Location

OS Grid ref: SK520663

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Contact

Sherwood Forest Community Rangers
0300 067 5443
sherwood.fdo@­forestry.gsi.gov.uk

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