Location and Arriving

The site is at Moorgreen in the parish of Greasley.

The B600 runs through Moorgreen and gives easy access from the M1 junctions 26 and 27. Vehicle access to the car park is off Engine Lane. There are dedicated invalid parking bays in the car park.

The post code is NG16 3QU

To walk from Eastwood town centre, take the A608 –Mansfield Road- downhill to Durban House and turn right along Greenhills Road. The road name changes along its length. It leads directly into Engine Lane and the sites west entrance.

Bicycle racks are provided adjacent to the car park. All of this area has CCTV security coverage.

Pedestrian entrances are from the car park, Moorgreen, Engine Lane and footpaths 3 and 67. RADAR key operated invalid chair access is available at the first three locations. These accommodate motorised wheelchairs.

Bus services available are

Bus Service Bus route Note
NottsBus 531 (NOT) Selston – Moorgreen – Phoenix Park Alight at Colliers Wood entrance adjacent to Hollydene Nursery.

Phoenix Park is a tram terminus.

NottsBus 532 (NOT) Moorgreen – IKEA – Eastwood Bus turns around at Colliers Wood
YourBus Y10 Eastwood – Newthorpe – Eastwood Alight at Mill Road. Walk along Lower Beauvale to reach Colliers Wood west entrance.

By car from Eastwood, take the A608 Mansfield Road and turn right into Greenhills Road. Please note that there is a height barrier restriction prior to entering Engine Lane. Mini-bus drivers should use the route through Moorgreen.

The site is never closed. For some site events the car park is closed off, but there is ample safe parking along Engine Lane.

There are no toilet facilities at the site.

Interpretation boards providing a site layout and information are located at the main entrances to the site.

There are two marked walking routes around the site:

The BARBER Trail marked in blue is 1.7Km long, (1 mile)

The WALKER Trail marked in red is 1km long, (0.62 mile)

In the adjacent landscapes, a network of footpaths takes visitors to Moorgreen Reservoir, Felley Priory, Greasley Castle (remnants of), St Mary’s @ Greasley, Brinsley Headstocks and areas to the east and north-east on the magnesian limestone ridge.