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Brackenhurst Campus sports facilities

Sport is a huge part of the NTU experience, and we’re encouraging you to get involved. Whatever your goals, Brackenhurst and the nearby Southwell Leisure Centre cater for all levels of experience and ability. Make friends, have fun, and find a new challenge – turn your potential into performance, and be a better you!

Our facilities – Brackenhurst Campus

We’ve made the most of our beautiful 200-hectare estate. There’s a football pitch, a cricket square and nets, and our famous Equestrian Centre – here, you can take riding lessons, or compete in dressage and show-jumping events.

Looking for a workout? As a member of the NTU community, take advantage of our partnership with Southwell Leisure Centre – this fantastic deal gives our students big discounts on the standard centre rates. For £16 per month, you’ll have unlimited access to:

  • a 50-station gym suite (including your very own induction, instructor, and personalised fitness programme)
  • all of the centre’s exercise classes (including Tai Chi, Aqua Aerobics, Pulse Circuit, Legs, Pilates, Yoga, Body Bar, Step Aerobics, and Kwik Circuit)
  • a swimming pool, and sauna
  • squash and badminton courts.

You’ll also enjoy a 10% discount on Southwell Leisure Centre’s Treatment Room, which offers sports massage and physiotherapy.


Opening hours

Southwell Leisure Centre’s opening hours are:

Monday to Friday:  7 am – 10 pm

Saturday:  8.30 am – 10 pm

Sunday: 8 am – 10 pm

Brackenhurst Campus sports facilities

  • Subject area: Animal, equine and wildlife
  • Category: Sports and leisure
  • Location: Brackenhurst Campus

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