Walking and Cycling

Walking and Cycling

Information to help you enjoy and explore the trails of Broxtowe whether you choose to walk or cycle.


There are many benefits of walking and cycling. They can improve your health, keep you fit, help to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and help you to lose weight. It's also good for the environment and it can save you money on transport costs. Going for a ride or a walk can be a really great activity for the whole family.

Woodland path in Bramcote Hills Park

Discover Trails in Broxtowe

There are a range of short and long walks and trails throughout Broxtowe which can take you the length and breadth of the Borough. They take your along canal paths, to locks, through woodlands, nature sites, sites of interest, the River Trent, places for refreshments and more.

Our two major trails cover approximately  the whole of the boroughs boundary about 40 miles. The Erewash Valley Trail and the Broxtowe Country Trail allow you to see beautiful countryside, wildlife and the waterways.  Both are signed and have plenty of short cuts and circular routes which you can follow.

Erewash Valley Trail LogoBroxtowe Country Trail Logo

Find out more about the Erewash Valley Trail

Find out more about the Broxtowe Country Trail

The shorter trails include The Monks Way and routes through our Local Nature Reserves. There are also some larger walks which feature Broxtowe in their routes including The Robin Hood Way and Trent Valley Way.

List of Trails in Broxtowe
Trail Distance Trail Type
Attenborough Nature Reserve Skylark Nature Trail

2.6 Miles

Circular Walk

Attenborough Nature Reserve Tufted Duck Nature Trail

1.9 Miles

Circular Walk

Attenborough Nature Reserve Kingfisher Nature Trail

3.7 Miles

Circular Walk

The Big Track

10 Miles

Circular Cycle/Walk

Bramcote Hills Parkland Route

0.75 Miles

Circular Walk

Bramcote Hills Woodland Walk

1 Mile

Circular Walk

Bramcote Hills Trim Trail

0.66 Miles

Circular Walk

Broxtowe Country Trail

27 Miles

Linear Cycle/Walk

Colliers Wood Barber Trail

1 Mile

Circular Walk

Colliers Wood Walker Trail

0.6 Miles

Circular Walk

Erewash Valley Trail

30 Miles

Circular Cycle/Walk

The Monks Way

7 Miles

Circular Walk

The Nottingham Canal Trail

8.7 Miles

Linear Walk

The Robin Hood Way

105 Miles

Linear Walk

Trent Valley Way

170 Miles

Linear Walk

Broxtowe Cycle Routes

If you would like a cycle map  for Broxtowe Borough area either pick one up from the Council Offices Beeston, and Bramcote/Kimberley/Chilwell Leisure Centres  or contact the Energy and Sustainability team and we will send a map to you. The  'Nottingham Cycle Map' (Opens in a New Window) is an interactive map showing the Gedling, Nottingham City and Broxtowe area cycling maps.


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