Boating Lake

View Rufford from a completely different angle and set sail in a rowing boat. Boat hire is available throughout the summer and at weekends.  

Cost of hire: £10 per 30 minutes.

Opening Times 10:30am to 4pm. 
Weekends & school holidays (subject to weather) 
Closed after the October half term through winter, and re-opens for the Easter holidays.

Contact us today on: 01623 677688

Business Hours

  • Park Grounds:   Dawn to dusk
  • Visitor Information:   10.30am - 4.30pm
  • Gift Shop:   10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Coach House Cafe:   10:00am to 4pm

Managed By

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