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If you live in Bestwood or in areas such as Bestwood Park Estate, bits of Top Valley and Rise Park, 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.

Area Map

We are proud to bring you our specially commissioned historical walking and cycling guide to Bestwood, Top Valley & Rise Park.

‘King Coal’ 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.

Your local public transport

Bestwood has a few bus services such as NCT’s purple line (88, 89) and not too far away, the brown line (15, 16, and 17). If you can walk or cycle to Hucknall Road then further options are available such Trent Barton services that go to Hucknall, Sutton and Mansfield (the threes and 141). The Local Link bus service numbers 4 and 11 cut through roads such as Minver Crescent and Melbourne Road.

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.

What TravelRight are doing in your area?

  • Interesting guided walks and fun bikes rides that explore the local area – click here to see the latest events happening in your local area. These are all free!

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