ATTRACTIONS / THINGS TO DO –

Chill out at Blue Barn/local area –   Wake up, have a lazy breakfast in Blue Barn (breakfast packs can be ordered 24hrs in advance, text 07792815021 or email kate@blue-barn.co.uk), go for a stroll along the River Trent, maybe some lunch at a local pub, head back to the Barn, put a film on with a cup of tea or a glass of vino! Mooch out for dinner or order something to eat in! Enjoy.

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Slip into our complimentary use robes and relax.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Explore Southwell (historical market town) – lots of shops, cafes, pubs etc. Visit: www.visitsouthwell.com for more information. (4 miles)

 

Southwell Minster, Church Street, Southwell NG25 0HD – superb cathedral and minster church. Tel: 01636 812 649 Web: www.southwellminster.org (4 miles)

 

White Post Farm Centre, Mansfield Road, Farnsfield, NG22 8HL – a family fun day out for visiting a local farm park, with plenty of play zones to burn off energy! Tel: 01623 882 977 Web: http://www.whitepostfarm.co.uk/ (9 miles)

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Wheelgate Family Adventure Park, Mansfield Road, Farnsfield, NG22 8HX – Another family fun day out, lots of play zones, small rides, farm park etc. Tel: 01623 882 773 Web: https://wheelgatepark.com/ (9 miles)

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Wheelgate Adventure Park.

 

Ferry Farm Park, Boat Lane, Hoveringham, NG14 7JP – A local farm park with activities to do inside and outside. Tel: 01159 664 512 Web: www.ferryfarm.co.uk (7 miles)

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Ferry Farm Park.

 

 

Newfield Dairy, Caunton Road, Hockerton, Southwell, NG25 0PN. Tel: 01636 636 600 Web: www.newfieldicecream.com (6.2 miles)

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Newfield Ice Cream Parlour and Cafe. Tel: 01636 636600.

 

 

The Workhouse, Upton Road, Southwell, NG25 0PT – Atmospheric Victorian Workhouse, run through The National Trust. Tel: 01636 817 260. Web: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/the-workhouse-southwell (4 miles)

 

Explore Newark – lots to see and do, shops, cafes, pubs, restaurants, activities, places to visit etc. Visit: www.newark-sherwooddc.gov.uk/tourism for more information. (8 miles)

 

The National Civil War Museum, 14 Appletongate, Newark, NG24 1JY – An interesting centre looking at the Civil War and what part Newark played within the war and the famous River Trent. Tel: 01636 655 765 Web: www.nationalcivilwarcentre.com (8 miles or 15 mins on the train)

National Civil War Centre

 

The National Holocaust Centre and Museum, Acre Edge Road, Laxton Newark, NG22 0PA – Tel: 01623 836 627 Web: www.nationalholocaustcentre.net (8 miles, or 15 mins on the train)

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Newark Air Museum, Drove Lane, Newark, NG24 2NY – The friendly aviation museum. Tel: 01636 707 170 Web: www.newarkairmuseum.org (8 miles)

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Newark Castle and Gardens, Castlegate, Newark, NG24 1BG. Tel: 01636 650 000 Web: www.newark-sherwooddc.gov.uk/newarkcastle (8 miles or 15 mins on the train)

 

Newark Palace Theatre, Appleton Gate, Newark, NG24 1JY – a variety of shows and performances. Tel: 01636 655 755 Web: www.newark-sherwooddc.gov.uk/palacetheatre/ (8 miles or 15 mins on the train)

 

Sherwood Forest, ‘Robin Hood Country’ (20.5 miles) Explore Sherwood Forest and find out more about Robin Hood and his merry men! Lots to see and do including some shops and an art and craft centre. Tel: 01623 821490 Website: http://sherwoodforest.org.uk/

 

Pure Land Japanese Garden, North Clifton, Newark, NG23 7AT – Award winning gardens, including a crystal garden. Tel: 01777 228 567 Web: www.buddhamaitreya.co.uk (20 miles)

 

GO APE, Sherwood Pines, NG21 9JL – forest adventure and outdoor pursuit. Tel: 08450 949 698. Web: www.goape.co.uk/days-out/midlands/sherwood (17.5 miles)

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Amen Karting, Edwinstowe Road, Rufford, NG22 9DB – outdoor tarmac karting circuit. Tel: 01623 822 205 Web: www.amencornerkarting.co.uk (15 miles)

 

 

Leo’s Playcentre, Malt Park North Gate, Newark – indoor soft play centre and party venue. Tel: 01636 611 122 Web: www.leosplaycentre.com (8 miles)

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Lockwell Hill Activity Centre, Kirklington Road, Farnsfield, NG22 8JG – outdoor activities and pursuit, including 4×4 off road driving. Tel: 01623 883 067 Web: www.lockwellhillactivitycentre.co.uk (10 miles)

 

Rufford Abbey Country Park, Ollerton, NG22 9DF – 150 acre parkland, visitor centre, shops, café etc. Tel: 01623 821 338. Web: www.parkwoodoutdoors.co.uk/centre/rufford-abbey (15 miles)

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Clumber Park, Worksop, S80 3AZ – immerse yourself into local woodland and explore. Tel: 01909 544 917 Web: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/clumber-park (23 miles)

 

 

Sundown Adventure Land, Treswell Road, Rampton, Retford, DN22 0HX – the Under 10s theme park! Tel: 01777 248 274 Web: www.sundownadventureland.co.uk/themepark/ (24 miles)

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National Ice Centre, Bolero Square, Belward Street, Nottingham, NG1 1LA – home of the Panthers! Ice skating, events, shows etc. Tel: 08433 733 000 Web: www.national-ice-centre.com (14.5 miles or 25 mins on the train)

 

National Justice Museum & City of Caves, Nottingham – Tel: 01159 520 555 Web: www.nationaljusticemuseum.org.uk/venue/city-of-caves/ (14.5 miles or 25 mins on the train)

National Justice Museum

Nottingham City Centre– lots of shopping, cafes, pubs, restaurant, activities, experiences etc. Visit: www.experiencenottinghamshire.com to find out more! (14.5 miles or 25 mins on the train). You can enthuse yourself in many different experiences within Nottingham… visit the City of Caves; The National Justice Museum; Nottingham Castle; Nottingham Cathedral; Newstead Abbey; Nottingham Industrial Museum; The Robin Hood Legacy; Papplewick Pumping Station and many, many more!

Please see: www.experiencenottinghamshire.com

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The Courtyard at Welbeck, Cavendish House, Welbeck, S80 3LL – great food, great art, great shopping. Tel: 01909 500 211 Web: www.welbeck.co.uk/experience (26 miles)

 

Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Warning Tongue Lane, Bessacarr, Doncaster, DN4 6TB. Web: www.yorkshirewildlifepark.com (39.7 miles)

 

Twycross Zoo (East Midland Zoological Society), Burton Road, Atherstone, CV9 3PX. Tel:  08444 741 777 Web: www.twycrosszoo.org (43 miles)

 

Drayton Manor Theme Park, Fazeley, Mile Oak, Tamworth, B78 3TW – Tel: 01827 287 979 Web: https://www.draytonmanor.co.uk/ (51.3 miles)

 

 

GOLF COURSES

Southwell Golf Club, Rolleston, NG25 0TS. Tel: 01636 816 501 Web: http://www.southwellgolfclub.com (2.7 miles)

Norwood Park Golf Centre, Norwood Park, Kirklongton Road, Southwell, NG25 0PF. Tel: 01636 816 626 Web: https://www.norwoodgolf.co.uk/ (5.2 miles)

Springwater Golf Course, Moor Lane, Calverton, NG14 6FZ. Tel: 01159 652 129 Web: http://www.springwatergolfclub.com/ (9.5 miles)

Oakmere Park Golf Course, Oaks Lane, Oxton, NG25 0RH Tel: 01159 653 545 Web: http://oakmerepark.co.uk/ (12.2 miles)

 

 

GARDEN CENTRES

Southwell Garden Centre, 49 Fiskerton Road, Southwell. Tel: 01636 812 886 (3.4 miles)

Crink Lane Nurseries, Crink Lane, Southwell. Tel: 01636 812 706. Web: http://crinklanenursery.co.uk/ (3.8 miles)

Reg Taylor’s Garden Centre, Hill Farm Nurseries, Normanton, Southwell, NG25 0PR. Tel: 01636 813 184 Web: www.regtaylors.co.uk/about-us/tea-rooms (4.1 miles)

Timmermans Garden Centre, Lowdham Lane, Woodborough, NG14 6DN. Tel: 01159 664 033. Web: http://www.timmermansgardencentre.com/ (8.1 miles)

Bridgford Garden Centre, Fosse Road, East Bridgford, NG13 8LA. Tel: 01949 200 55 Web: http://www.bridgfordgardencentre.co.uk/find-us/ (10.2 miles)

Brookfields Garden Centre, 431 Mapperley Plains, Mapperley, NG3 5RW. Tel: 01159 268 200 Web: http://www.brookfieldsgardencentre.co.uk/ (11.1 miles)

 

RACECOURSES

Southwell Racecourse, Occupation Lane, Rolleston, NG25 0TS. Tel: 01636 814 481 Web: www.southwell-racecourse.co.uk Email: info:southwell-racecourse.co.uk (2.7 miles)

Nottingham Racecourse, Colwick Park, Nottingham, NG2 4BE. Tel: 01159 580 620 Web: www.nottingham.thejockeyclub.co.uk (13.6 miles)