Local Attractions



Lucy's Vickarage Tea Rooms
During the summer months, the tea rooms are open for afternoon tea with a selelction of home made cakes and preserves and is only a 5 minute walk from the cottage.

Lucy's Vickarage Tea Rooms

Eden Hall Day Spa
Choose from an array of day spa packages from 75 including a 3 course lunch.

Eden Hall Day Spa

Go Ape Forest Adventure
Choose from either the Go Ape forest adventure or Go Ape forest segway at Sherwood Pines.

Go Ape Sherwood Pines

Racing at Southwell
The cottage is located within the grounds of Southwell Race Course so if you spend the day at the races it's only a 5 minute walk back home!

Racing Timetable

Southwell Golf Course
The cottage is also located within the grounds of Southwell 18 hole Golf Course.

Southwell Golf Course

Sherwood Forest Country Park and Visitor Center
Former royal hunting forest and the legendary home of Robin Hood. See the Great Oak - one of the largest and oldest oak trees in England estimated at 800 years old. Explore the numerous forest trails walking or cylcling then visit the shops, exhibitions and cafe. Nearby are the Sherwood Pines Forest Park which is home to further walks and cyle routes, Rufford Park home to Rufford Lake and the ruins of Rufford Abbey and Clumber Park home to a large historic parkland and serpentine lake.

Southwell
The town of Southwell is just 4 miles away. Attractions include the Minster, whose twin towers are visible for miles around, the fine Georgian mansions facing it along Church Street, a gallery and a couple of museums. There are several restaurants, pubs, bars and cafes.

Newark
Amongst the attractions of this charming market town are a Georgian Town Hall overlooking the cobbled market place and one of the finest parish churches in the Midlands, St. Mary Magdalene. Also worth a visit are the dramatic ruins of Newark Castle located in a pleasant park by the river Trent. River trips are also available here. The famous Newark Antiques Fair is held at the nearby showground six times a year.
Air Museum

Lincoln
Take a day trip to Lincoln to see it's Cathedral and Castle. The appropriately named Steep Hill leading up to the cathedral and castle is a cobbled lane full of interesting shops and is home to several 12th and 13th century houses. Boat trips.

River Trent
There are many walks or cycle routes along the river Trent including the Trent valley way. There are also boat trips, boat hire and fishing.

Nottingham
Visitors will enjoy the grand civic buildings of Nottingham's city centre, its character pubs, and attractions from Robin Hood to Nottingham Lace. Sample lively nightlife, and some of the best shopping in the Midlands.

White Post Farm and Ferry Farm
White Post Farm is a modern working farm with over 3000 animals including: chicks, piglets, cattle, deer. llamas, reptiles and lambs (all year!) Also large indoor play barn and Pet Learning Centre. Ferry Farm is a 20 acre country park offering opportunity for visitors of all ages to stroll in natural English countryside and admire the farmyard and rare breeds. Facilities include activity playground, assault course and wildlife pond.
White Post Farm
Ferry Farm

Sundown Adventureland
Theme park for the under 10's. There's the storybook village where the fairy tales come to life in little child-sized cottages, the boozy barrel boat ride where the pesky pirates squirt water at you (but not too much!), the rocky mountain railroad - watch out for those bandits, and lollipoppet castle, where the rooms are sweetie themed and smell as they look.
Sundown Adventure Land

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