The area has a wealth of
things to see and do. The Great North Roman Road from London
to Scotland offers a good start exploring the Great North
Download here, and with its history in mining you can
explore the history of the pits with the mining trail
Download here. Churches feature strongly in the are and
you may enjoy the Stained glass trail,
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Adventure Land is brilliant for younger children offering good
value for a family day out for children of all ages (3miles) www.sundownadventureland.co.uk.
Hood's 'Major Oak' is nearby in Sherwood Forest with an
exciting Visitor Centre new for 2019. (20mins).
addition there is a Robin Hood self drive trail.
The National Trust Clumber Park is the largest park in
Europe and with a beautiful lake is a walkers paradise. The
gardens hold the national collection of rhubarb, tea room,
garden centre & shop.
Mayflower Pilgrims originated from the area and there is a
self guided tour.
in Retford is a centre of local arts & crafts and houses the
Tourist Information where more information is available.
Gainsborough Hall is an impressive Tudor Hall and is also
associated with the Pilgrim story. Currently closed. (15mins)
Lincoln is close (25mins) across the toll bridge.
Here you will find a wealth of history with Castles,
Cathedrals, Steep Streets and Museums. It is an
excellent shopping paradise with unusual and unique
shops selling everything from fabrics to wines, second
hand books and prints to clothes. The nightlife is good
with clubs, pubs and restaurants as well as theatres,
cinemas, football and an indoor play centre for
holiday accommodation near Lincoln, Lincolnshire.
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