Things to do at Thoresby Park review
Thoresby Park is a hotel with a swimming pool, two restaurants and they serve a fabulous afternoon tea. They are also a family-friendly visitor attraction and you don’t have to be staying at or eating at the hotel to enjoy the beautiful parkland. Thoresby park has acres of parkland to explore and it is located near Ollerton in Nottinghamshire.
There is a beautiful walled garden that was constructed in 1765 and was closed to the public until recently. There is a signposted circular walk around the estate that is accessible to all. The walk takes around an hour. You can also get off the beaten track and follow other trails. There are maps available from the visitor centre. You can even hire an electric bike to help you explore. The park also has a relatively new woodland play area.
Like Newstead Abbey, Thoresby Park is a popular place to enjoy a paddle in the stream on a warm summers day. If you walk away from the hotel, follow the path towards Perlethorpe. There is a bridge going over the river, next to that there are steps down to the river and this is a perfect place to paddle.
Thoresby Park is well known for its large annual events.
Please note – Most places may still require you to pre-book online in advance. Some venues also still have certain areas closed for safety reasons. Please check their website and/or social media pages before visiting.
FAQ and Further Information Thoresby Park
Is there food and drink available?
There is a courtyard coffee shop serving hot and cold food and drinks. You are welcome to bring a picnic.
What are the main things to do?
Large park with walks, stream you can paddle in, woodland adventure play area, annual events and a museum. Toilets and a coffee shop.
What are the ticket prices?
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *FREE. The park is free to visit, if you arrive by car you will need to pay a small charge to park.
Is there parking?
Parking is £1.00 for the first hour or £3.00 for the day.
When are they open?
The park is open all year round. For up to date opening times please visit their website.
Dogs are welcome on a lead.
Are they accessible?
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