from Diamond House
of the roads around the house could lay claim to being the
quietest in England, flat and easily cycled they are ideal for
anyone not wishing too arduous a day out. On the other hand
there are tracks criss-crossing between villages that pass up
and down the escarpment that are challenging to the more
adventurous and with careful planning a long day out on a long
route can be had through quiet villages in an area that time
this with the cycle routes through Clumber Park, the largest
park in Europe, and Sherwood Forest that provides the longest
cycle routes in the country and it is definitely an area for
any cyclist to explore.
house has a games room where cycles can be kept safely
indoors. Alternatively cycles can be hired from Clumber Park,
through the National Trust cycle hire shop or from Sherwood
Pines, a little further South through the Forest.
route 1. South Leverton and Tresswell
short route from the house on level terrain tracks and short
sections of quiet road.
route 2. Levertons, Treswell, Sturton & Clarborough
extension to route 1 for the more adventurous including Roman
Settlements and the UK's smallest church. Final part has
steeper sections which can be avoided.
route 3. A long distance route.
villages taking in Clumber Park, Sherwood and the Great Oak,
Laxton village and The Holocaust Centre. 43m
route 4. Around Clumber Lake.
route 5. A trail through Sherwood Forest.
House is a non-smoking holiday home.
Fireworks / Chinese lanterns are not allowed at this
We provide bedding but not towels
(these are available
for hire at £4 per bundle).
is available from 3pm on day of arrival and should be vacated
by 10am on day of departure. Please note extended stay can be
considered by request.
Disabled and elderly visitors will be
pleased to know that the gardens are flat, access to the house
is through wide doors with one small step on front and back
doors, and no step, but a threshold on the patio door. Stairs to 1st floor level are easy tread.
holiday home for groups