Walking

Walking routes in Nottingham

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We have a number of walking routes that can help you discover your local area, landmarks and heritage, whilst keeping physically active from your doorstep.

Use the map below to browse for local walks near you or download a printable map and guide. Click or tap on an icon on the map below. Remember to follow Government guidelines on social distancing and hand washing. For the latest information and travel and transport during the Coronavirus pandemic visit: Coronavirus.

You can find an accessible list of the walking routes shown below on the following pages:

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About walking in Nottingham

Explore the cobbled streets of the Lace Market or Castle area or take a stroll in one of Nottingham’s 32 green flag award-winning parks.

Walking is a great way to see some of Nottingham’s hidden secrets. Significant developments in recent years has dramatically changed Nottingham to be a pedestrian friendly city.

You can walk from Lister Gate in the south to intu Victoria Centre in the north without crossing any major roads. As part of the Broadmarsh regeneration the goal is to extend this pedestrian area southwards connecting the Station with the rest of the city centre.

Step To It

Work in the city and need to stretch your legs at lunch time? Our handy step guide will give you a rough idea of distances between key city centre locations and how you can increase your daily step count.

Castle Railway Station intu Victoria Centre Motorpoint Arena Royal Centre Lace Market Old Market Square
Nottingham Castle 0 1200 1200 1600 1000 1400 800
Railway Station 1200 0 1200 1000 1400 1000 1200
intu Victoria Centre 1200 1200 0 1000 200 800 600
Motorpoint Arena 1600 1000 1000 0 1200 1000 1000
Royal Centre 1000 1400 200 1200 0 1000 400
Lace Market 1400 1000 800 1000 1000 0 800
Old Market Square 1200 1200 600 1000 400 800 0

Walking to work

Help is at hand for businesses based in Nottingham to support active travel through the council’s Workplace Travel Service. Find out more about the activities and grants available.