Robin Hood Route Directions

Route Direction for Robin Hood Ultra

 

TVW (Trent Valley Way)
RHW (Robin Hood Way)
fp (public footpath / right of way)

Start – CP1

From the Fox Inn (G/R 774 556) (post code NG23 5QP) go right on Main Road, use pavement. Soon follow road as it bends sharp left.

At 0.9 miles (G/R 765 546) go left into Staythorpe Road, after a short way it bends sharp left then take first left again into Church Lane on TVW fp.

At 1.3 miles fp goes over footbridge (G/R 767 542) then sharp left towards River Trent and trees, continue with river on your left, soon go under railway bridge. Continue with river on left.

At 3.5 miles fp goes right onto track (G/R 761 517), soon continue ahead past trail on right.

At 4.6 miles reach lane and go left past Fiskerton Mill, stay on lane.

At 5.2 miles take lane on your right (G/R 737 512), stay on lane.

At 5.9 continue over level crossing (G/R 729 519), then at 6.2 miles take first lane on the right (G/R 725 524), go down lane then soon fp goes off to the left.

At 6.5 miles reach lane by buildings and continue ahead on track / fp which leads into lane.

At 7.7 cross road and continue into lane opposite,  Lower Kirklington (G/R 709 539)

At 8.0 miles go right into Station Road then take fp off to the left at (G/R 706 543). Continue straight on fp, cross lane at 8.5 miles (G/R 702 547).

At 8.7 miles at fp crossroads, continue ahead (right option), soon ignore fp off to the left.

At 9.1 miles reach road and continue over on fp (G/R 695 554)

At 10.2 miles reach road and continue over on fp (G/R 680 565)

At 10.5 miles reach road and continue over on fp (G/R 677 566), then continue on fp, ignore fp’s off to the left.

At 11.0 miles continue on fp over road bridge (G/R 668 566)

At 11.5 miles at meeting of fp’s and track, continue ahead on track leading to Brickyard Lane (G/R 660 567).

At 12.1 miles, at end of lane, track bends left and goes immediate right, then reach road junction of The Ridgeway and go left a short way and then right into Main Street. On your left at 12.2 miles is CP1 (G/R 650 565) The Plough pub (post code NG22 8EA).

Navigation Rating: Good – use maps and directions
Terrain: Mostly trail, some tarmac
CP Distance: 12.2 miles

 

 
CP1 – CP2

From The Plough continue right down Main Street.

At 0.2 miles take left road option which is also Main Street and then continue along Blidworth Road which runs into Vicarage Lane.

At 0.5 miles lane ends, continue on FP (G/R 642 566)

At 1.3 miles cross A614 (G/R 628 569) continue on fp RHW

At 1.8 miles cross track and continue (G/R 620 568) on fp

At 2.4 miles cross track and continue (G/R 612 564) on fp

At 2.7 miles continue on track through wooded (G/R 608 562) to reach road and go right, ignore all side roads.

At 3.7 miles reach road junction go left (G/R 592 560) fp

At 4.0 miles turn left into road (G/R 588 557) then soon take fp off to the right.

At 4.9 miles reach road and go left, continue ahead follow fp onto track then fp

At 6.2 miles cross road into road opposite (G/R 567 535)

At 6.5 miles reach A60 (Take Care) cross over onto fp leading soon through woods.

At 7.0 miles exit woods and go left on fp along edge of woods (G/R 558 527) to reach track and go right, soon reach B683 and go left, stay on road.

At 8.4 miles reach crossroads of B6011. Directly opposite on your left (G/R 549 510) is CP2 which is the Griffin Head (post code NG15 8EN).

Navigation Rating: Good – use maps and directions
Terrain: Mostly trail, some tarmac
CP Distance: 8.4 miles
Total Race Day Distance: 20.6 miles

 

 

 

CP2 – CP3

From the Griffin Head pub go left down Moor Road (Take Care), use pavement / grass verges where possible.

At 1.1 miles continue over railway bridge (G/R 552 493), still Moor Road.

At 2.3 miles continue under bridge (G/R 548 474) then soon go right into Mill Lane, continue ahead over railway to reach and cross A611 (Take Care), follow fp over onto lane (G/R 546 470).

At 3.3 miles take track on left just before wooded area, which soon goes sharp right and then sharp left, follow fp.

At 3.7 miles at track junction take right track.

At 3.9 miles fp goes left (G/R 530 467) reaching lane at 4.3 miles (G/R 526 462) go right along lane.

At 4.8 miles, by Woodhall Farm, take fp off to the left then, just past woods, continue ahead ignoring fp going left.

At 5.3 miles fp goes sharp right (G/R 511 464) to reach road B6009, go left over M1 then fp goes immediately left running along edge of M1.

At 5.8 miles fp goes sharp right (G/R 509 463), reach road at 6.4 miles (G/R 501 459) (Note: just up on the right is the Queen’s Head NG16 1HT), cross road into Trough Road, continue ahead to junction and go right into Holly Road leading into High Spania, Cliff Boulevard and then Maws Lane.

At 7.4 miles reach road junction and go right (G/R 490 449) then immediately left into Awsworth Lane. Soon cross A610 (Take Care) and continue soon on track.

At 8.1 miles (after passing Douglas Avenue on left) reach fork in road and go left then soon reach road junction and go left into Main Street (G/R 482 442). Stay on road.

At 9.0 miles (G/R 480 428) go past Church Lane on your left, continue ahead on Coronation Road over Nottingham Canal bridge. Soon reach roundabout and take first exit off on left which is still Coronation Road. Continue on same road as it leads into Station Street and then Station Road.

At 9.7 miles (G/R 468 422) go left into King Street, soon cross road into Cranmer Street and then first right into Byron Street. As you near the underpass go left and take the footbridge over the A6007 (G/R 467 420), then go right along Burr Lane which soon bends sharp left into Chapel Street.

At 10.1 miles go left into Bath Street then soon acutely right into Wilmott Street which soon goes left.  At junction go left into Jackson Avenue then next junction right into St. Mary Street, then right into New Lawn Road, then acutely left into Wharncliffe Road, then right into W. End Drive. Soon cross B6007 (G/R 461 417) into a continuation of W. End Drive.

At 10.9 miles reach end of lane (G/R 456 416) continue on fp, soon reach fp junction and take right option.

At 11.1 miles reach fp junction (G/R 454 416) go right, soon cross footbridge then reach another fp junction and go left (G/R 452 419). Soon reach another fp junction and take right option.

At 11.6 miles reach and cross A609 on fp (G/R 448 417)

At 11.8 miles cross footbridge on fp now Centenary Way (G/R 445 416)

At 12.3 miles cross footbridge to track (G/R 438 414) continue on track to road.

At 12.6 miles reach road and go left (G/R 433 413) into St. Wilfred’s Road which soon bends sharp right into The Village, then on your right at 12.7 miles is CP3 (G/R 432 412) The Punch Bowl Inn (post code DE7 6GR).

Navigation Rating: Good – use maps and directions
Terrain: Mostly tarmac, some trail
CP Distance: 12.7 miles
Total Race Day Distance: 33.3 miles

 

 

 

CP3 – CP4

From the Punch Bowl Inn continue right, along The Village leading into Beech Lane. Just past right turning for Pavilion Court take the fp on the right (G/R 425 412).

At 0.7 miles at fp junction take left option, then soon at another fp junction go right (G/R 420 412), then soon at fp crossroads continue ahead.

At 1.1 miles reach & cross road, continue on fp (G/R 414 412)

At 1.3 miles continue over footbridge (G/R 411 412)

At 1.5 miles reach track and go left through Park Farm and the immediately keep to right fp option at (G/R 408 412).

At 1.9 miles cross footbridge (G/R 406 408) then soon at fp crossroads go right onto track leading to lane and continue ahead, use grass verges where possible.

At 2.6 miles reach road junction and go right into Church Lane. Soon reach A608 (Take Care) go left on pavement and soon pick up fp sign top cross road and continue on track to right (G/R 393 408). Soon reach fp junction and take right option, then soon same again.

At 3.3 miles reach lane and continue over on fp (G/R 385 413)

At 3.7 miles reach lane continue over on fp (G/R 384 416), then soon a fp junction continue ahead, then soon at another fp junction continue ahead again over Breadsall Moor.

At 4.2 miles enter woods then soon reach track and go left on it (G/R 379 425)

At 4.7 miles fp goes half right off track and under the A38, then the B6179, then a footbridge, then a railway to reach road at 5.0 miles (G/R 369 429) and go left past the Bell & Harp on your right (post code DE21 5AE), soon taking fp off to the right down Whittaker Lane.

Follow fp through woods.

At 5.5 miles (G/R 363 431) fp goes left (Midshires Way)

At 6.1 miles enter wooded area briefly before taking track on left to road junction at (G/R 352 428) going right into Eaton Bank, soon at reach Bridge Inn (post code DE56 4BG) on your left which is CP4 at 6.3 miles (G/R 350 429)

Navigation Rating: Good – use maps and directions
Terrain: Mix of trail and tarmac
CP Distance: 6.3 miles
Total Race Day Distance: 39.6 miles

 

 

CP4 – Finish

From the Bridge Inn go left into Makeney Road over river bridge, then immediately after crossing the railway take fp off to the right.

At 0.3 miles (G/R 345 431) reach road and go right, stay on pavement.

At 0.5 miles go left into Tamworth Street (G/R 344 434), soon the road bends sharp right then sharp left, then at crossroads go left into Duck Island (G/R 343 435), follow fp with watercourse to your left.

At 1.1 miles (G/R 337 437) cross river bridge on fp, soon at fp junction take left option, soon over footbridge and reach road at 1.6 miles (G/R 329 439). At road go right for a short way then take fp on your right down a track, keep on track with woods to your left, then soon track enters woods. Stay on track through Champion Farm.

At 2.7 miles at fp crossroads on track, go right on fp but off the track (G/R 327 426)

At 3.1 miles reach road and go right. Continue on road past houses and at 3.4 miles take fp off to the left, reach track and follow fp left on track (G/R 312 430) on Centenary Way. Soon at bend in track and fp crossroads continue ahead on fp.

At 3.9 miles cross footbridge (G/R 310 429)

At 4.9 miles reach road and go left into Burland Green Lane (G/R 294 427)

At 5.0 miles reach crossroads continue over into Cutler Lane then soon on right take fp.

At 5.3 miles cross footbridge and continue ahead (G/R 289 423)

At 5.6 miles cross footbridge over Mercaston Brook (G/R 285 422), soon cross another footbridge then continue ahead on fp.

At 5.9 miles reach and cross road on fp, continue ahead (G/R 279 421)

At 6.8 miles at fp junction take left option (G/R 266 419), soon reach track, fp goes left then soon heads right.

At 7.2 miles at fp junction take right option (ahead)

At 7.5 miles reach lane and go left into Alley Walk (G/R 256 415), soon reach A52 and continue right on pavement.

At 7.7 miles reach road on left, The Green, (G/R 253 415) and immediately opposite on the corner, take the fp leading through the hedgerow.

At 8.0 miles continue forward at fp crossroads (G/R 248 414)

At 8.2 miles fp goes left onto track then very shortly goes off right (G/R 245 413)

At 8.5 miles cross footbridge then soon take fp off to the left, soon reach road and go left (G/R 239 414). Road soon goes sharp right then left then take fp off to the right.

At 9.6 miles (G/R 226 409) reach road and go right. Road bends sharp left then take fp off to the left, soon continue ahead at fp crossroads.

At 10.1 miles reach road (G/R 218 409) and go right, soon reach road junction and go right into Mill Lane (G/R 217 412)

At 10.4 miles reach road and go left into Church Road, just past Meadowside Close on your left is the Saracens Head (G/R 218 415) which is the finish (post code DE6 3AS)

Navigation Rating: Good – use maps and directions
Terrain: Mix of trail and tarmac
CP Distance: 10.4 miles
Total Race Day Distance: 50.0 miles