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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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Saturday 21st October

The Bramley Festival 2017

Southwell

Every October, Southwell holds this event to celebrate the origins of the Bramley Apple in Southwell. Attracting hundreds of local, national and international visitors, the festival takes place throughout the town with a fantastic food and drink fair at Southwell Minster and local shops, the library, cafes and pubs getting involved. There are also poetry, baking and craft competitions.

Tel: 01636 819038
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Sat 21st – Sun 29th Oct

Monster Mash-Up

National Civil War Centre

Enjoy frightfully fun activities for all the family at the National Civil War Centre this October half term. Join eminent monsterologist Dr Edvard Von Goosechaser for a thrilling investigation into claims that Prince Rupert’s favourite pet Boye was actually a devil dog! And take part in our monstrously marvellous crafts making a book of beasts, a monster in a jar and shadow puppets to scare your family!

Tel: 01636 655765
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Sunday 26th November

Christmas Lights Switch-On

Newark

A free celebration to kick off Newark’s fantastic festive season with fun, music, food and fireworks! Enjoy a bustling craft and charity market in the town square and buttermarket alongside a fun fair and live music, all leading to the switch-on of the UK’s largest free standing canopy of Christmas lights and a dazzling firework display. With free parking in all council car parks!

Tel: 01636 680333
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