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Guidebook for Nottinghamshire

Food Scene
Independent deli in the centre of Southwell serving breakfasts, salads, sandwiches and seasonal dishes.
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locals recommend
The Old Theatre Deli
4 Market Place
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locals recommend
Independent deli in the centre of Southwell serving breakfasts, salads, sandwiches and seasonal dishes.
An Italian cafe in the middle of Southwell serving freshly prepared Mediterranean style dishes.
Alfresco Caffe
10 Queen Street
An Italian cafe in the middle of Southwell serving freshly prepared Mediterranean style dishes.
A friendly coffee shop with good home cooking.
Gossips Coffee House
26 King St
A friendly coffee shop with good home cooking.
A cafe offering quality seasonal locally produced food within the Minster grounds
Minster Refectory
A cafe offering quality seasonal locally produced food within the Minster grounds
Family run Italian Restaurant in the centre of Southwell
Piano Italian Restaurant
1 Westgate
Family run Italian Restaurant in the centre of Southwell
Home cooked French food, with an impressive Sunday lunch (booking advised)
La Parisienne
12 King Street
Home cooked French food, with an impressive Sunday lunch (booking advised)
Bistro style menu in oak panelled 17th century dining room
The Saracens Head Hotel & Restaurant
Bistro style menu in oak panelled 17th century dining room
Fine dining restaurant in the heart of the lovely village of Caunton
Caunton Beck
Fine dining restaurant in the heart of the lovely village of Caunton
Award winning Indian and Nepalese fine dining restaurant in Rolleston (booking essential)
Gurkha One
Award winning Indian and Nepalese fine dining restaurant in Rolleston (booking essential)
Modern Gastropub food in Morton
Full Moon Inn
Modern Gastropub food in Morton
Riverside brasserie serving modern world food in Gunthorpe
Tom Browns Brasserie
Riverside brasserie serving modern world food in Gunthorpe
Freshly prepared cuisine, served in a friendly atmosphere. Open daily, offering breakfast menu, a two course lunch menu, as well as lite bites throughout the day up until 3pm. Dinner menu is served Thursday to Saturday from 6pm.
Hearty Goodfellow
81 Church St
Freshly prepared cuisine, served in a friendly atmosphere. Open daily, offering breakfast menu, a two course lunch menu, as well as lite bites throughout the day up until 3pm. Dinner menu is served Thursday to Saturday from 6pm.
Getting Around
Minster Cars Taxi Service
6 Hounsfield Cl
Entertainment & Activities
All-weather racing
Southwell Racecourse
All-weather racing
National Trust
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locals recommend
The Workhouse, Southwell
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locals recommend
National Trust
Formerly an Augustinian priory. Converted to a domestic home following the Dissolution of the Monasteries, it is now best known as the ancestral home of Lord Byron.
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locals recommend
Newstead Abbey
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locals recommend
Formerly an Augustinian priory. Converted to a domestic home following the Dissolution of the Monasteries, it is now best known as the ancestral home of Lord Byron.
ODEON Newark
23 London Rd
Southwell Comedy Club by Funhouse takes place on the second Thursday of each month, as well as occasional extra shows, in the function room at The Admiral Rodney. Having previously featured acts including Hal Cruttenden, Joe Lycett and Gary Delaney, it is regarded by many top acts as one of the best comedy club nights in the country.
The Admiral Rodney - Pub & Kitchen
9 King St
Southwell Comedy Club by Funhouse takes place on the second Thursday of each month, as well as occasional extra shows, in the function room at The Admiral Rodney. Having previously featured acts including Hal Cruttenden, Joe Lycett and Gary Delaney, it is regarded by many top acts as one of the best comedy club nights in the country.
Sightseeing
The best kept secret among the forty-two English cathedrals. Christian worship has taken place on this site for over 1000 years, the present Romanesque building celebrated its commence­ment, 900 years ago and is an architectural gem.
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locals recommend
Southwell Minster
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locals recommend
The best kept secret among the forty-two English cathedrals. Christian worship has taken place on this site for over 1000 years, the present Romanesque building celebrated its commence­ment, 900 years ago and is an architectural gem.
Arts & Culture
The Centre uses the history of genocide as a model of how society can break down, and emphasises how current and future generations must carefully examine and learn from these tragedies.
The National Holocaust Centre and Museum
The Centre uses the history of genocide as a model of how society can break down, and emphasises how current and future generations must carefully examine and learn from these tragedies.
Britain's deadliest conflict and one which shaped our modern world. Discover how the people of Newark survived three sieges by dodging cannon fire, hammering flat family silver to make coins, only for plague to ravage the town.
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locals recommend
National Civil War Centre - Newark Museum
14 Appleton Gate
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locals recommend
Britain's deadliest conflict and one which shaped our modern world. Discover how the people of Newark survived three sieges by dodging cannon fire, hammering flat family silver to make coins, only for plague to ravage the town.
The Midlands premier roots and acoustic music festival
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locals recommend
Southwell
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locals recommend
The Midlands premier roots and acoustic music festival
Parks & Nature
Clumber Park was the seat of the Pelham-Clintons, Dukes of Newcastle. It is owned by the National Trust and open to the public
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locals recommend
Clumber Park
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locals recommend
Clumber Park was the seat of the Pelham-Clintons, Dukes of Newcastle. It is owned by the National Trust and open to the public
The best-preserved remains of a Cistercian abbey west cloister range in England, dating mainly from around 1170. Incorporated into part of a 17th century and later mansion, set in Rufford Country Park.
Rufford Abbey
The best-preserved remains of a Cistercian abbey west cloister range in England, dating mainly from around 1170. Incorporated into part of a 17th century and later mansion, set in Rufford Country Park.
Shopping
An exciting lifestyle collection. Created by Richard Carnill in 2013, it reflects his love for European design. With 25 years of experience in the world of design, his collection is a carefully curated mix of contemporary and traditional style. ​
Carnill and Company
An exciting lifestyle collection. Created by Richard Carnill in 2013, it reflects his love for European design. With 25 years of experience in the world of design, his collection is a carefully curated mix of contemporary and traditional style. ​
A beautiful lifestyle store, in the centre of Southwell selling fashionable designer clothing brands, jewellery and an eclectic mix of home furnishings.
Violet Rose
8 Market Pl
A beautiful lifestyle store, in the centre of Southwell selling fashionable designer clothing brands, jewellery and an eclectic mix of home furnishings.
Independent Garden Centre, Tea Room, Home Accessories and Swan Sanctuary
Reg Taylor's Garden Centre
Independent Garden Centre, Tea Room, Home Accessories and Swan Sanctuary
Groundbreaking flagship garden and home centre with over 81,000ft of undercover shopping. With two restaurants - Cafe Home & Garden and The Greenhouse Kitchen and local, ethical and artisan food store it really is the perfect place to spend a day enjoying the beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces
East Bridgford Garden Centre
Groundbreaking flagship garden and home centre with over 81,000ft of undercover shopping. With two restaurants - Cafe Home & Garden and The Greenhouse Kitchen and local, ethical and artisan food store it really is the perfect place to spend a day enjoying the beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces