+

NOTTSVIEWS PLACES TO VISIT IN NOTTINGHAMSHIRE
HOME PLACES TO VISIT CONTACT
 
Vicar Water Country Park
 
Visitor CentreVicar Water Country Park was officially opened in 1982 and provides facilities for fishing, walking, cycling and a visitor centre in Rumbles cafe where you can get refreshments and information. The free car park is open during daylight hours, there is a ticket machine where a voluntary 1 donation can be made.
The park is situated off the (B6030) Mansfield Road at Clipstone, just a few miles from Mansfield.
 
Vicar PondVicar Pond, in 1870 the 5th Duke of Portland dammed Vicar Water to create Vicar Pond for use as a fishing lake and was also used to stock his lakes at Welbeck Abbey, during the early 1900's the pond was used for swimming and boating.
Clipstone Colliery headstocks, the colliery opened in 1922 and closed in 2003. The winding towers are 65 metres high amongst the highest in Europe.

 
Small pondA small pond next to the car park, can be used for feeding ducks and sometimes for sailing model boats.
 
 
Vicar Water Country Park 2020
 
 
 
 
Sources for Vicar Water
 
Newark & Sherwood Council more information about Vicar Water.
 
 
Vicar Water official website.
 
 
Vicar Water a page from Wikipedia
 
 
Rumbles Catering Project
 
 
Opening Times; open daily 9.00am-8.00pm, opening times may change with the seasons.
 
 
To see an online map click here
 
 
Top of page
 
 
Terms and Conditions
 
HOME PLACES TO VISIT CONTACT
All Images 2018/2020 John Beres