Rufford Abbey Country Park | Day Out With The Kids

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Rufford Abbey Country Park

  • New Ollerton
  • Outdoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Attraction Information

Rufford Abbey Country Park has 150 acres of beautiful country park to explore and enjoy.

Visitors love spotting swans, ducks and those typically cheeky squirrels who may come begging for a treat! Spring is a wonderful time to visit with bluebells springing up in the woods. The Leafy Children’s Play Village is also a lovely way to keep kids busy as they explore the sandpit and tunnels.

For something scrummy, you’ll have plenty to choose from at the café, restaurant and tea shop. The hard part will be choosing what you want!

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Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:30 

Last Entry

1 hour before closing time.

Pricing

Free entry.

Travel & Contact Information

Address

Rufford Old Road, Ollerton, Nottinghamshire, NG22 9DF, England

Phone number

01623 821338

Map

Website

Click here to visit Rufford Abbey Country Park's website.

Directions

Main park entrance directly off the A614, 3 miles south of Ollerton. Secondary entrance off Rufford Lane (for Rufford Mill, Talbot Suite and Lakeside walks).

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

No, there are no toilets available.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Rufford Abbey Country Park has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

There are no baby food/milk warming facilities available.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Yes, Rufford Abbey Country Park is wheelchair friendly.

The site is mostly flat with good access for prams, pushchairs and wheelchairs. Mobility scooters for hire (tel 01623 821338.) All buildings except historic Abbey ruins accessible for wheelchairs / scooters.

Yes, Rufford Abbey Country Park have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Dogs are welcome but must be on a lead within the park. No dogs in children's play areas for health reasons please.

Additional Info

Weather

Rufford Abbey Country Park only close in case of heavy snow or ice.

Clothing

Mostly outdoors so dress for our great British weather!

Public Transport

Bus 33 "Sherwood Arrow" stops at Rufford Abbey Country Park. There is a woodland path into park from bus stop (about 400 yards).

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