Kings Mill Reservoir

Kings Mill Reservoir, Sutton in Ashfield, NG17 4PA

Kings Mill Reservoir is a family-friendly nature reserve with a range of land and water activities that are popular with walkers, runners and cyclists. The reservoir is part of Mill Waters, found between Sutton in Ashfield and Mansfield, and with Sutton Lawn and Hermitage Ponds creates a green network along the River Maun Corridor.

Learn more about Mill Waters that offers 70 hectares of space for walking, running and cycling. Head to the waterside, dog-friendly Mill Waters Café that offers homemade hot and cold food and beverages and enjoy dining at the heart of nature and picturesque surroundings. 

The Mill Adventure Base is found at the reservoir and offers a wide range of pursuits for young people and community groups. The Nottinghamshire County Council-run adventure base provides activities including archery, sailing, kayaking, orienteering, mountain-biking, caving, outdoor and indoor climbing walls, low ropes and a zip wire. Visitors can also combine the activities with an overnight stay at the base’s camping pods, and have the opportunity to head into the Peak District for an off-site adventure.

A duck swimming in the water at Kings Mill Reservoir in Sutton in AshfieldA duck swimming in the water at Kings Mill Reservoir in Sutton in Ashfield
How to get there
By car: Exit at junction 28 on the M1 and head to Mansfield Road/A38 in Sutton-in-Ashfield.
By train: Sutton Parkway station (1.6 miles).
Parking: There is pay and display parking available at Kings Mill Reservoir that includes disabled spaces. Learn more about parking at the reservoir and other places in Sutton in Ashfield.

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