Travel Directions to Nottingham by Car, Coach or Mini bus

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The main entrance on the day for ALL CARS will be accessed via Lime Tree Avenue in the Park which is off Middleton Boulevard (NG8 1BT) and the directions to this gate are as follows:-

From the West, take M1 Junction 25, then follow A52 into Nottingham for 3 miles.
At Priory Island (Miller & Carter Steakhouse), continue straight on A52, Wollaton Park is on your left and the University of Nottingham is on the right for 3/4 mile until you reach the Nottingham Ring Road A6514. At the Island bear left, signed Mansfield A60 / M1 North onto the slip road for A6514 ring road. In 100m the Wollaton Park Gate is on the left off the slip road and will be signed.

From the South, take M1 Junction 24, then take A453 for 6 miles into Nottingham passing Trent University Campus on the left.
After 1/4 mile after NTU, downhill go straight on at the next major cross road / traffic lights. After 200 yards get in right hand lane. The road rises and curves left and merges with A52 over Clifton Bridge / River Trent following main ring road signed M1 North / A60 Mansfield. 400 yards further on Showcase Cinema is on the left. Get in the middle lane which leads onto the Dunkirk flyover. Go over the flyover in the left lane. The University of Nottingham is on the left, QMC hospital on the right. Exit left up A52 slip road and get in to the middle lane at the Island. Go straight on over the island and back onto slip road for 100m. Wollaton Park Gate is left off the slip road and will be signed.

From the East, take A52 as above from Clifton Bridge.

From the North, take M1 Junction 26, then follow A610 into Nottingham for 3 miles.
Turn right onto A6514 ring road signed Derby A52 / Birmingham A453. After 1 mile follow ring road around “Crown” Island (Crown Pub on right) then exit left off Island following ring road a further ½ mile and bear left up slip road for A52, get in right hand lane, U turn round island and go back down slip road 100m. Wollaton Park Gate is left off slip road and will be signed.

There is no entry to the Park for cars via the usual main entrance on Wollaton Road.
Parking in Wollaton Park is controlled Nottingham City Council & the Car Park charge is £7 Per Car
All car parking is within the Park with a maximum of 300m walk to the course.

In the Park please follow steward’s directions and have £7 payment ready. The majority of the car parking is on grass which if wet will be slippery. Please proceed very slowly with care and avoid wheel spin and damage to the ground.

Parking immediately outside the park and surrounding streets will be prohibited with Police “No Waiting” cones and signs. This is a specific traffic order. Cars parked illegally will be lifted and taken to the Nottingham City Council compound with a considerable release fee.

Coaches / Minibuses should only use the Main Entrance on Wollaton Road (NG8 2AE) (off Ilkeston Road A609)

Coaches will allowed to park in Wollaton Park only if they have a Permit. To obtain a parking pass please apply to Nottingham City Council, email:

Public Transport
If coming by Train, from Nottingham Railway Station walk 200m to Broad Marsh Bus Station.

The Trent Barton “Indigo” bus leaves every 10 minutes. Get off at Queens Medical Centre walk 100 yards uphill to traffic island turn right along the left hand side of Middleton Boulevard for 100 yards to Wollaton Park gates and follow signs.

There are also Nottingham City Transport buses numbers 30, 35 and 36 which leave Victoria Bus Station (10 minute walk) and stop outside the Wollaton Road (Main) entrance.

Please check the ECCA or Notts AC websites prior to travelling for last minute information –, or