VISIT NEWARK & SHERWOOD

Packed with fascinating history, thrilling outdoor adventure and stunning architecture, Newark and Sherwood has something for every visitor. Make memories with family, friends and loved ones as you hang out at Robin Hood’s hideout in Sherwood Forest, shop for antiques, learn about Newark’s role in the Civil War, enjoy world-class music festivals or simply enjoy the incredible landscapes of this district that sits right in the centre of the country.

Consider this your invitation to come and explore everything on offer in this unique and vibrant region and discover #newarkandsherwood for yourself.
You’ll wonder what took you so long!

VISIT NEWARK & SHERWOOD

Packed with fascinating history, thrilling outdoor adventure and stunning architecture, Newark and Sherwood has something for every visitor. Make memories with family, friends and loved ones as you hang out at Robin Hood’s hideout in Sherwood Forest, shop for antiques, learn about Newark’s role in the Civil War, enjoy world-class music festivals or simply enjoy the incredible landscapes of this district that sits right in the centre of the country.

Consider this your invitation to come and explore everything on offer in this unique and vibrant region and discover #newarkandsherwood for yourself.
You’ll wonder what took you so long!

      

PLAN YOUR VISIT

Whether you’re looking to fill a day or plan a fortnight’s stay, we’ve got all the information you need to make the most out of your visit, and our fantastic Visitor Information Centre, based in the heart of Newark, is always on hand to help with any specific queries.

Attractions

Experience life in a Victorian Workhouse, see one of the country’s only permanent maypoles, bring the 17th century to life at the National Civil War Centre and much, much more.

Food & Drink

There’s a delicious range of food and drink on offer across Newark and Sherwood where you can enjoy a pint in a 15th century pub and dinner on the banks of the River Trent.

Accommodation

Whether you’re looking for a self-catering cottage, a luxury bed and breakfast, a family-friendly campsite or something else entirely, we have the right accommodation for you.

Shopping

Packed with local farm shops, incredible antiques outlets and myriad independent retailers, you won’t be disappointed by the fantastic shopping on offer.

Can’t find what you need? Contact our Visitor Information Centre who’ll be happy to help you.

Can’t find what you need? Contact our Visitor Information Centre who’ll be happy to help you.

FEATURED EVENTS

Music lovers, real ale drinkers, living history enthusiasts and adventure seekers will find all sorts of events to whet the appetite across Newark and Sherwood, all year round. Check out everything that’s happening here.
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Sun 30th April & Mon 1st May

Pikes and Plunder: Annual Civil War Festival

Newark

Over 300 civil war re-enactors will descend on Newark as the clock is turned back to the mid-17th century for the 3rd Annual Pikes and Plunder Civil War Festival. An exciting, educational and immersive way for all ages to spend the Bank Holiday weekend. FREE admission to events at the Castle and Sconce.

Tel: 01636 655765
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Sat 13th & Sun 14th May

Nottinghamshire County Show

Newark Showground

Showing the best cattle, sheep, goats and pigs alongside superb equine events. Meet your favourite farmyard animals, gun dogs and birds of prey.
See spectacular displays, experience the fantastic food marquee and enjoy shopping for crafts, gifts and clothes.
Perfect family day out!

Tel: 01636 675151
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Fri 16th – Sun 18th June

Newark Festival

Newark

Newark Festival returns in 2017 for another weekend of fun and entertainment. Newark’s most popular event will see a host of acts take to the stage. Friday night is tribute night whilst headlining on Saturday is UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro & Mickey Virtue. Sunday is Swing in the Park – a family fun day. Riverside Park will become the ultimate festival experience, with Newark Castle providing a stunning backdrop.

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