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 http://www.rowmaps.com/

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 EVENTS CURRENTLY PLANNED FOR MAY
  • Saturday 15th June Water quality testing with Sam, and bridleway maintenance with Shlomo
  • Thursday 20th JuneBalsam pulling with Chris Jackson
    Those who would like to join Chris on 20th June should email him via: chris.jackson@nottscc.gov.uk


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.