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Tel code: 01636 | code search
Postcode: NG25 | code search
Population: 6400
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Saracens Head Hotel
"Good Points: interesting venue.Served an early breakfast. Bad Points: room extreemley hot. Had to run the fan provided all night as window would not open. The water from the bathroom tasted ..." More

Saracens Head Hotel
"Good Points: Most courteous and friendly staff, great food and the room was lovely - bathroom very special. General review: Fantastic - will definitely go back and also recommend to friends ..." More

Reg Taylor's Swan and Wildfowl Sanctuary
"I have lived in Southwell for nearly 50 years and until today had never visited the Wildfowl Sanctuary. I took my four year old granddaughter with me and was ..." More

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Southwell is a small town in Nottinghamshire, which lies on the River Greet about five miles to the west of Newark-on-Trent and some fourteen miles northeast of Nottingham. It is the site of Southwell Minster, the seat of the Church of England Diocese which covers Nottinghamshire. Apart from the Minster, another church of note is the Methodist church at Southwell, which has an old right-of-way running right underneath it, necessitating a far larger upstairs seating area than the one downstairs. Southwell is also noted for being the birthplace of the famous Bramley Cooking Apple. Known for its sweet taste, this world renowned cooking apple was first seeded at Southwell. The name of Southwell, or more precisely its pronunciation, is the subject of debate. Many prefer 'suth-ell', referring to the older spelling of the town as 'Sothwell'. Others will point to the fact that in even earlier times the town was written as Sudwell, 'Sud' being the French for South, therefore the pronunciation should be 'south-well'. Greet House, otherwise known as The Workhouse, was built in 1824 and was the prototype for Victorian Workhouses. It is now a museum run by the National Trust and is probably the best preserved Workhouse in the country. Southwell is also home to the annual Southwell Folk Festival, held in June adjacent to The Workhouse.


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Saracens Head Hotel (0.01 miles)

Saracens Head Hotel
The Saracens Head Hotel is situated in the delightful market town of Southwell in the heart of the Nottinghamshire countryside. Once known as the King's Arms, the hotel was established in the 12th Century however, ... More | visit website
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The Old Vicarage Boutique Hotel (0.55 miles)

The Old Vicarage Boutique Hotel

The Old Vicarage, Southwell situated on Westhorpe, is currently undergoing a major redevelopment and refurbishment programme. It will bring Southwell its first unique hotel experience, taking comfort and personal service to new heights. The original Georgian ... More | visit website

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Racecourse Farm (2.70 miles)

Racecourse Farm
Racecourse Farm is a 250 year old farmhouse with 2 letting rooms located next to the village church. Rolleston village is 3 miles from both Newark and Southwell and is a quarter of a mile from the ... More | visit website
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Kelham House Country Manor Hotel (4.63 miles)

Kelham House Country Manor Hotel

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In 9 acres of parkland and landscaped grounds, this Country House Hotel has 12 newly refurbished bedrooms and 2 dining rooms with beautiful views. Kelham House Country Hotel is 2 ... More

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Old School Mews (5.01 miles)

Old School Mews
Our beautiful period Old School house is open all year round to provide you a comfortable and refreshing stay whether it be business or pleasure.

We are situated East of Nottingham just 20 minutes ... More | visit website
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Tudor Farm (5.10 miles)

Tudor Farm

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Tudor Farm is situated just off the A46, between Nottingham and Newark, with the A1 five minutes drive away for easy access to the South and North.Nottingham Lincoln and Grantham ... More

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Boot & Shoe Inn (5.60 miles)

Boot & Shoe Inn

The Boot & Shoe Inn, Main Street, Flintham, Nr Newark, Notts, NG23 5LA.A traditional English Inn, located in a conservation village just 6 miles West of the charming market town of Newark On Trent.We offer ... More | visit website


The Boot and Shoe Inn (5.60 miles)

The Boot and Shoe Inn

The Boot & Shoe Inn, Main Street, Flintham, Nr Newark, Notts, NG23 5LA.A traditional English Inn, located in a conservation village just 6 miles West of the charming market town of Newark On Trent.We offer ... More

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Millgate House Hotel (5.75 miles)

Millgate House Hotel
The Hotel is a privately operated & close to the town centre, we have secure parking, licensed bar & restaurant, conference facilities.We also cater for weddings and private functions as well as free wi fi ... More | visit website
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Greystones Guest Accommodation (5.86 miles)

Greystones Guest Accommodation

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Greystones, dating from circa 1620, is a delightful Grade 2 listed former farmhouse, with wattle and daub walls, exposed internal beams, a Grade 11 listed Jacobean staircase and loads of ... More

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