Carr Bank Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Carr Bank Park
A beautiful historic park which offers a mix of open grassland with mature trees, woodlands, gardens and rockeries with ornamental features from earlier periods including a Grotto and a Victorian Glasshouse and more recently a bandstand was erected which is located to the centre of the park. The house dates from the early nineteenth century, with the parklands set out to provide an appropriate setting for the building.
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0.54km from Carr Bank Park
Mansfield Museum is a local authority museum run by the council in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. The five galleries of Mansfield Museum contain a fascinating mix of contemporary and modern displays, from the exquisite Buxton watercolours and Pinxton porcelain to the hands-on XplorActive environment gallery.
Sherwood Forest Golf Club
3.33km from Carr Bank Park
Sherwood Forest Golf Club stands apart from all the other golf courses in Fresno. Since 1968, golfers have enjoyed playing these 18 holes along the banks of the Kings River through the beautiful grove of mature Oaks and Sycamores that makes up the “forest” at Sherwood. It was hand-built by former PGA Pro Carol Hansen and his wife, Jane. The Hansen family has taken great pride in developing Sherwood Forest into an immaculate “destination” public golf course with a country club atmosphere.
King's Mill Reservoir
3.35km from Carr Bank Park
Kings Mill Reservoir was originally a medieval mill pond, in 1837 William Bentinck the fourth Duke of Portland increased it's size by building a dam and flooding 72 acres of farmland, this would supply water all year round to the mills further down the river Maun and was completed in 1839. This lake in Mansfield has a nice walking trail to follow around the perimeter of the water. The trail runs for just over a mile with nice views across the lake and lots of waterfowl to see too.
Vicar Water Country Park
4.51km from Carr Bank Park
Vicar Water is a small river in Nottinghamshire, England. It is a tributary of the River Maun, and runs through an area which was once the royal hunting ground of Clipstone Park. It gained its present name in the early nineteenth century, and was dammed in 1870, in order to make a trout fishery, which was used to stock the lakes at nearby Welbeck Abbey. Since the cessation of coal mining, much of it has been incorporated into a country park, and is a designated Local Nature Reserve.
4.52km from Carr Bank Park
Sherwood Observatory stands in a perfect position to explore the wonders of the night sky. Built in 1986 for the Mansfield & Sutton Astronomical Society it’s now set to reach new heights. With ambitious plans announced this week, the observatory is poised to develop a visitor attraction that’s out of this world. There is a club meeting room that hosts society meetings and lectures and also serves as a lecture theatre for the public on open evenings.
Sherwood Forest Railway
5.76km from Carr Bank Park
The Sherwood Forest Railway, home of Nottinghamshire’s only narrow gauge steam railway, nestled in a valley in between Mansfield and the historic village of Edwinstowe. The railway is still operated by its original two steam locomotives, 'Smokey Joe' and 'Pet'. The line has a light electric locomotive named 'Anne' used principally on works trains, and a light track inspection/works railtruck, 'Lottie Lister'
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Nottinghamshire is a county in the East Midlands region of England, bordering South Yorkshire to the north-west, Lincolnshire to the east, Leicestershire to the south, and Derbyshire to the west. The traditional county town is Nottingham, though the county council is based at County Hall in West Bridgford in the borough of Rushcliffe, at a site facing Nottingham over the River Trent.