Quick Glance!




Most attractions have both indoor and outdoor picnic facilities. You can make a day out extra special by creating an exciting food hamper for you and your family. Picnics offer a great opportunity for children to try new foods and recipes. Click here to get five food and drink suggestions you can try along with some health tips to help you and the environment.


Attenborough Nature Centre 

Eco-design visitor building, set against tranquil waters

Beacon Hill Country Park 

330 acres of grassland and woodland offering some short climbs

Wollaton Hall and Park 

Elizabethan Mansion, Deer Park, Industrial Museum, Yard Gallery

Burbage Common And Woods 

Wild flowers and Insects in 200 acres of semi-natural woodland

Carsington Water 

Playground, interactive exhibition, four bird hides to explore

Mansfield Museum and Art Gallery 

Social and Industrial History using objects and oral recordings

Markeaton Park Craft Village 

Feed the Ducks or discover the Park’s Wildlife, Historic Gardens

National Stone Centre 

Geo Walks and Picnic areas within six former Limestone Quarries

New Walk Museum and Art Gallery 

World Arts, Victorian Art, special under 5's and Dinosaur Gallery

Usher Gallery 

Exhibits from Stone, Bronze and Iron Age, Roman, Saxon, Viking