Parkwood OutdoorsParkwood Outdoors is the outdoor activity arm of Parkwood Leisure and we are proud to manage Rufford Abbey in partnership with Nottinghamshire County Council.

We recognise the historical significance of the site and are determined to ensure that any activities we undertake are in keeping with the traditions and history of Rufford Abbey.

Our vision is to help share Rufford Abbey with as many different people as possible and provide a wide range of activities and information for people of all ages and backgrounds to enjoy. We are looking to engage with all visitors so if you have any feedback on the Park or any ideas you would like to share with us please get in touch and a member of the team will get back in touch with you as soon as they can.

We look forward to welcoming you to Rufford Abbey!

Contact us today on: 01623 677688

Business Hours

  • Park Grounds:   Dawn to dusk
  • Admin Office:   10am - 4pm
  • Gift Shop:   10am - 4pm
  • Coach House Cafe:   9:30am to 5pm (subject to weather)
  • Courtyard:   9:30am to 5pm (subject to weather)

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About Us

Rufford Abbey Country Park is owned by Nottinghamshire County Council. Set in the heart of Robin Hood Country the park offers native woodland, a lake and gardens as well as a range of attractions, activities and catering options managed by Parkwood Outdoors.


Rufford Abbey Country Park Ollerton Nottinghamshire NG22 9DF