Explore Southwell (4 miles)

Visit the beautiful market town of Southwell with The Minster; Southwell has many shops, pubs, cafés and restaurants, garden centres and there is also the historic Southwell Workhouse where you can go back in time!

Please see: http://www.visitsouthwell.com/

Please see: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/the-workhouse-southwell

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Hop on the train from Fiskerton Station to Newark or Nottingham (or further) (1.4 miles)

Fiskerton Train Station is just a short journey or walk away from Blue Barn. Hop on the train and head out for a day exploring Nottingham City Centre (20 mins train journey), or head in the opposite direction and explore Newark and the castle ruins (15 mins train journey). The line also heads to Lincoln if you fancy visiting Lincoln Cathedral and a shop around!

Please see: https://www.thetrainline.com/train-times/fiskerton-to-nottingham

Please see: https://www.thetrainline.com/train-times/fiskerton-to-newark

Please note, there are no ticket facilities at Fiskerton Station. You can either purchase your tickets online or buy them from the Train Guard when you board the train!

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Clumber Park (23 miles)

Immerse yourself into local woodland and explore Clumber Park. There is more to do than just walking, check out their website…

Please see: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/clumber-park

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Rufford Park (15 miles)

Another beautiful local woodland, lovely walks, explore Rufford Abbey, visit their shops and have some food!

Please see: http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/rufford-abbey/

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Sherwood Pines Forest (17 miles)

Go walking or cycling, have a go at bushcraft, find out what events are on…and whilst you’re there, can you spot the Gruffalo Trail?

Please see: https://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/EnglandNottinghamshireNoForestSherwoodPinesForestParkSherwoodPinesForestParkVisitorCentre

 

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)