Bramcote Hills Walks

Bramcote Hills Walks

Information and guidance relating to walks and trails in Bramcote Hills.

The Parkland Route Information

Trail Information
Information Type Details
Route Type

Circular Walk

Distance

0.75 Miles

Surface and Gradients

Flat and easy walk on surfaced paths. Not steep gradients, stiles or gates.

Parking Nearby

Yes

On Bus Routes

Yes

Wheelchair Friendly

Yes

Map

View Bramcote Hills Map and Guide (.pdf) (215KB) (Opens in a New Window)

Extra Information

Plenty of benches along the path for resting.

The Parkland Route Description

A short circular walk which is a great way to experience the opens space of Bramcote Hills, briefly looping up into the forest and past the site of the Bramcote Hills House. The house was built in 1805 and was set in a position to take advantage of the natural terrain with views out to the surrounding countryside. It was demolished in the 1960s, but part of the building's footprint has been restored.


The Woodland Walk Information

Trail Information
Information Type Details
Route Type

Circular Walk

Distance

1 Mile

Surface and Gradients

Includes steep gradients, many steps, and rough woodland paths

Parking Nearby

Yes

On Bus Routes

Yes

Wheelchair Friendly

No

Map

View Bramcote Hills Map and Guide (.pdf) (215KB) (Opens in a New Window)

Extra Information

Suitable for those who are relatively fit. 

The Woodland Walk Description

Another short circular walk taking in the mainly broad-leaved woodland. The land rises steeply up from the parkland offering incredible panoramic views of the adjacent countryside. A viewing point highlights one of the best spots to enjoy the view. The walk also takes walkers pas the site of Bramcote Hills House and the Ice House each of which have interpretation boards explaining their heritage and history.


Trim Trail Information

Trail Information
Information Type Details
Route Type

Circular Walk

Distance

0.66 Miles

Surface and Gradients

Path surfaces a generally in a good condition and the walk is all on one level.

Parking Nearby

Yes

On Bus Routes

Yes

Wheelchair Friendly

No

Map

View Bramcote Hills Map and Guide (.pdf) (215KB) (Opens in a New Window)

Extra Information

Check with a doctor before you start and exercise programme or use this Trim Trail for the first time. If you join an exercise class at your local leisure centre you can learn how to do the exercises properly to get the most out of them and avoid injury.

Trim Trail Description

A Trim Trail is set out in the park taking you through 11 pieces of equipment: Chinning Bars, Balance Beam, Stride Jumps, Log Hops, Horizontal Bar, Gate, Step Ups, Leap Frogs, Parallel Bars, Inclined Press-Ups, Bench Sit Ups. Always start your fitness session with a gentle walk before starting the trim trail. Warm up your muscles to avoid injuries and gradually build up speed until you are walking briskly. Stop now and again to do the exercises doing four to six repetitions of each at first, gradually increasing as you improve your fitness and strength. Towards the end of your trail, walk more slowly before beginning your cooling-down exercises.

You could time yourself each time you complete the trail and try to improve on it next time. 


Contact
Parks and Environment
tel: 0115 917 7777
LLeisure Events
tel: 0115 917 3695
RideWise
tel: 0115 955 2288