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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!

      

      

Tourist Destinations in Newark & Southwell

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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Nottinghamshire County Show

17th – 18th August

Gloworm

Thoresby Park

The Gloworm Festival is a brilliant two-day event that has been especially created for grown ups and their little (or not so little) people. Thoresby Park invite you to come and play in a warm, welcoming and creative environment, lose your inhibitions, let your hair down and have some fun!

Tel: 01623 822009
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Newark CAMRA Beer & Cider Festival

10th – 26th August

Late Summer in Southwell

Southwell

Discover the picturesque town of Southwell this August.

Southwell is often referred to as the jewel in Nottinghamshire’s crown, with beautiful buildings, gorgeous scenery and excellent independent shops. It’s the perfect place to spend a day or two, exploring the history, culture and beauty this town has to offer.

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Pedalfest at Sherwood Pines

21st – 26th August

Southwell Music Festival

Southwell

Southwell Music Festival is an annual, top-quality classical music festival taking place each August Bank Holiday to celebrate classical music, raise the profile of the town and its magnificent Medieval Minster, and inspire local musicians.

Tel: 01636 330014
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SEARCH THE AREA

Whether you're searching for something in particular, or just want to know what's avaliable near to where you're staying, you can find it here...

 
VISIT NEWARK

Newark is the quintessential English market town. Home to the National Civil War Centre, stunning riverside Castle where King John died in 1216, a thriving, cobbled Market Place overlooked by its Georgian Town Hall, Newark offers an experience of English History through the ages alongside a tempting array of shops, cafes and charming pubs

 

 

VISIT SHERWOOD FOREST

Known for its ancient woodlands, wide range of outdoor activities and legendary association with Robin Hood and his Merry Men, Sherwood Forest offers something for everyone and its beautiful country parks, villages and natural wildlife habitats.

 

 

VISIT SOUTHWELL

Picturesque Southwell is often referred to as 'the jewel in Nottinghamshire's crown'. Explore Southwell Minster, renowned for its twin 'pepperpot' towers, The Archbishop's Palace and The Workhouse as well as the choice of independent shops and tearooms.

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