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Forest Recreation Ground, Nottingham

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#6 of 7 in Nature in Nottinghamshire
Forest Nature / Park
Well known to many visitors as the site of the annual Nottingham Goose Fair, the Forest has recently undergone a £5.2m Lottery restoration. In addition to hosting many other popular events, the Forest Recreation Ground also has a variety of recreation facilities which include a café, public toilets, play areas, multi activity pitches, football pitches, an outdoor gym and leisure walks.
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  • It is nice park, but please try to avoid at night. People get mugged there, and other things. Goose fair is rihgt next to it when it happens.  more »
  • Got a great history and it's lovely to see the goose fair lights looking down from the entrance on Mansfield Road. Otherwise it's just an average open space. Well connected by tram to the city but bew...  more »
  • nice walks had a nice walk around here also went on my bike, had a good day out here would recomend it  more »
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  • Great for kids at The Pirates Park and cafe available but very expensive considering the area is not surrounded by wealthy earners. Best bring your own picnic and snacks.
  • Don't know much about this, besides the sign is spelling Nottingham this week... The university students usually rearrange them after a good weekend drink.
  • Really good park, Goosfair place every year, tram stop and bus stop near by. Really good place to keep urself fit.
  • The largest public park very close to the city centre. Clean, with lots of jogging tracks. Lots of sports facilities.
  • Its a massive park with a huge free car park (park and ride) modern clean public toilets and a cafe too.

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