Visiting Spa Ponds

Finding Spa Ponds

Map of Spa Ponds Nature Reservation
Map of Spa Ponds – Click to enlarge

Address: Spa Ponds, off Clipstone Drive, Mansfield. No postcode is perfect, but try NG19 0JL for satnav. See also:

Site Rules

Access, Walks and Walking Groups

As shown on this map, Spa Ponds contains contains and/or is connected to a number of unregistered or permissive footpaths and registered footpaths and bridleways:

Map of Spa Ponds

For a non-definitive map of public rights of way see

Walks that feature Spa Ponds:

Waking Groups that visit Spa Ponds:

  • The Mansfield InStep walking group organise walks around various sites, including Spa Ponds
  • The Mansfield Ramblers‘ Mansfield & Sherwood Walking Group also visit Spa Ponds, sometimes part of much longer walks.

Events and Volunteering Opportunities

Weather permitting, forthcoming Spa Ponds Volunteer Work Sessions (starting at 10 am) include:

  • No sessions planned in December 2023
  • Wednesday 24th January 2023 – tree planting (to be confirmed)
  • Either Saturday 20th January or Saturday 27th January (to be confirmed)
  • Wednesday 14th February
  • Either Saturday 17th or Saturday 24th February (to be confirmed)
  • Either Saturday 2nd March or Saturday 9th March (to be confirmed)

For work sessions we meet at the Clipstone Drive entrance to the Spa Ponds site. We have kindly received permission from the Whitegates Hotel pub (2 Clipstone Road East, NG19 0HS) for volunteers to be able to use their car park for our work sessions.