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County - Nottinghamshire | Map
Tel code: 01623 | code search
Postcode: NG17 | code search
Population: 25300
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M J O'Grady
"I cannot believe that there is still a dentist that cares if someone is in pain and does something about it fabulous. I was not one of his patients but when ..." More

The Countryman Pub and Dining
"brill service and food great also as much chips,veg as you can eat, pub and food good value for money,would recomend to every one

Date visited: 11th oct ..." More

M J O'Grady
"well visited this dental practice sencond time in two days welcomed by a wonderfull receptionist and dental nurse and a great dentist would definately recommend this surgery

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The market town of Kirkby in Ashfield lies in the central English county of Nottinghamshire. It is situated just to the southwest of Mansfield and is directly south of Sutton in Ashfield. It enjoys easy access to all parts of Britain due to its close proximity to the M1 motorway. The town is mentioned in the Domesday Book but goes back some way before that as it was originally a Danish town; the name Kirkby comes from the Danish for 'church town'. There are currently two churches in Kirkby in Ashfield. St Wilfrid's Church is a Norman church, but was gutted by fire in 1907. It was, however, swiftly restored to its former glory. The other church, St Thomas', was built in 1910 in a neo-gothic style. Kirkby was once an important coal mining centre with three active mines in the area, all of which have now been closed for over 20 years. For the keen shopper, Kirkby in Ashfield has a thriving town centre with over 150 shops and businesses. The Lowmoore Inn, The Coxmoore Inn and the Duke of Wellington are amongst some of the pubs where you can find refreshment after you have sampled the uniquely independent shops on offer in the town centre.

Care Home

Kestrel Lodge Care Home
Kirkby Manor Nursing Home


Ashfield District Council


M J O'Grady


Family Medical Centre
P W Macdougall
The Surgery

Golf Club

Notts Golf Club


Bentinck Car Boot
Kirkby in Ashfield Outdoor Market
Kirkby Miners Welfare Car Boot

Performing Arts

The Guitar, Bass & Drum School

Pub and Bar

Badger Box
Duke of Wellington
Forest Tavern
General Havelock
Lowmoor Inn
The Countryman Pub and Dining
Woodlands Public House


Fidler & Pepper



Abba Cars
Coronation Cars
Oasis Taxis

Sports Clubs

Meridian Ladies (Women's Hockey)


Routledge's Butchers
Contemporary Fine Art

Places to Stay near Kirkby in Ashfield

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Holiday Inn Nottingham Sherwood Park (2.13 miles)

Holiday Inn Nottingham Sherwood Park
Ideally located near junction 27 off the M1 Motorway, this stylish hotel is the perfect venue for guests exploring Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire . We offer complimentary on-site car parking facilities. The hotel is one of ... More | visit website
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Travelodge Mansfield (2.25 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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The Derbyshire (2.50 miles)

The Derbyshire
Location is perfect at The Derbyshire Hotel. Literally seconds from junction 28 of the M1, business travellers will find this a welcome respite after a day on the road. Short break visitors will find it ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Mansfield (2.50 miles)

Ideally located within easy reach of the M1, next to McArthur Glen Designer Outlet Village and around 30 minutes from Alton Towers Theme Park. For shops and local amenities Mansfield town centre is only 5 ... More | visit website


The Boundary (3.21 miles)

The Boundary

The Boundary, Alfreton is a traditional pub with separate hotel accommodation of 13 high quality rooms. The bar serves a range of quality beers and wine and an extensive pub menu offering hot food all ... More

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Days Inn (3.62 miles)

Days Inn
Days Inn have 14 great locations across the UK, our Chesterfield hotel is ideally situated to be perfect for business, personal, families or just a quick overnighter if you’re stuck. The Days Inn hotel in ... More | visit website
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Clifton Hotel (4.35 miles)

Clifton Hotel

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The Clifton Hotel is a Georgian building located on a quiet tree lined road, 5 minutes away from the city centre. The Clifton Hotel is 16 miles from Nottingham.

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Portland Hall Hotel (4.35 miles)

Portland Hall Hotel
Open to both residents and non-residents the hotel, an elegant Georgian mansion, is registered with the AA, Heart of England Tourist Board and ABTA. Grade II listed and built in 1805, it is set in ... More
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Mansfield Lodge Hotel (4.41 miles)

Mansfield Lodge Hotel

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Mansfield Lodge Hotel is a family run 2-star small hotel with a friendly atmosphere situated in the heart of Robin Hood Country. This well furnished, smart Victorian property is less ... More

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Whitton Lodge (5.27 miles)

Whitton Lodge
Over 400 years old, Whitton Lodge, is a luxury bed and breakfast in the Derbyshire countryside. It is close to both The Peak District National Park and Sherwood Forest, the home of Robin Hood. Bedrooms ... More | visit website

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