If you live in Basford or in areas such as Heathfield, Whitemoor or Old Basford, then this page is for you. You’ll find information about events and services that TravelRight offer in your area, as well as maps and routes of local services that you can walk and cycle to and ideas about exploring your local and wider area.
We are proud to bring you our specially commissioned historical walking and cycling guide to Basford and Bulwell. ‘Smoke in the Valley’ presents historical information about the area’s most significant landmarks, buildings and landscapes. The guide is fully illustrated with an easy to use map and key to the sites. The guide can be downloaded from below.
- Smoke in the Valley - a walking, cycling and local history guide to Basford and Bulwell. Click here to download
Your local public transport
Basford is well served with a tram stop at David Lane and Basford, a Park and Ride site at Wilkinson Street, NCT’s number 68, 69, 70 and 71 bus services and Local Link bus service numbers 11, 13 and 14. Click on the links for more information about NCT’s bus services or the Local Link bus network. Click here to plan your journey. Click here to find your nearest bus stop. When you get to the website, enter your postcode and then select ‘overview’ and then ‘Transport and streets’ and it’ll bring up your nearest bus stop, with the all the services nearby to where you live.
Your favourite places to walk and cycle
Below are just a few in your area but we’d love to hear about your favourite places. Get in contact with us and we’ll post them below.
- The River Leen – a great car-free waterside route that can be accessed from Bulwell Bogs or from the side of Bulwell Riverside Centre. click here to see a map.
- Vernon Park