Retford attractions

Retford attractions

RetfordRetford lies in Nottinghamshire, one of the counties of the East Midlands. The area is famous for its association with Robin Hood and Sherwood Forest, and the county town of Nottingham with its football teams and the Trent Bridge cricket ground. Nottinghamshire borders South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire. It is sheltered by the Pennines to the west and features a number of rivers running through wide flat valleys, including the Trent, Idle, Erewash and Soar. The centre and south west of the county, around Sherwood Forest, features undulating hills with ancient oak woodland.

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Attractions Captain Jack’s Adventure, Chancery Lane, Retford, DN22 6DF. Join us aboard Captain Jack’s Adventure for family fun at Retford's indoor soft play centre. We offer great food, family fun, toddler sessions and fantastic children's parties! Open seven days a week we provide a safe fun environment where children can play and parent’s/carers can relax in comfort and enjoy quality food and drink from our café. With a separate toddler and junior soft play area we are able to provide a safe exciting play experience for all under 13’s. Tel: 01777 869966. www.captainjacksadventure.co.uk. In the centre of Retford.

Captain Jacks Adventure

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Attractions Sherwood Forest Country Park, Edwinstowe, Near Mansfield, Nottinghamshire Tel: 01623 823202. Sherwood Forest was formerly a royal hunting forest, favoured by Norman kings, and was also the legendary home of the world’s most famous outlaw, Robin Hood. About 9 miles south of Retford.

Sherwood Forest Country Park

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Attractions Rufford Park, Ollerton, Nottinghamshire NG22 9DF Tel: 0845 3304214. Rufford Park can be found on the outskirts of Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire, and is one of the county’s most popular day's out. There is plenty to see and do, with the centrepiece being the remains of a 12th Century Cistercian abbey; around the ruin is 150 acres of gardens and woodlands, and there is also an excellent craft centre, showcasing the skills of local artists with exhibitions and demonstrations. (photo). About 10 miles south of Retford.

Rufford Abbey

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Attractions Chesterfield Canal Trust. The Trust aims to promote the full restoration and development of the Chesterfield Canal. Already the Chesterfield Canal has much to offer; the 46-mile canal has narrow locks, wide locks, and tunnels. It originally ran from the River Trent at West Stockwith to Chesterfield. It is currently only navigable as far as Kiveton Park near Rotherham. The section near Chesterfield offers the Tapton Lock Visitor Centre at Tapton Lock, Lockoford Lane, CHESTERFIELD, Derbyshire, S41 7JB. Tel: 01246 551035. Main towns near the canal - Rotherham Chesterfield, Worksop, Retford, Gainsborough.

Chesterfield Canal

AttractionsClumber Park The Estate Office, Clumber Park, Worksop, Nottinghamshire S80 3AZ. Tel: 01909 476592. Clumber Park (photo) is a country park in the Dukeries near Worksop. Idyllic lakeside walks in the pleasure ground. Bring your own, or hire a cycle and explore our woodland trails. Clumber Chapel - a Gothic cathedral in miniature. Culinary tastes of the past come to life in the Kitchen Garden. About 6 miles southwest of Retford.

Clumber Park Worksop

AttractionsRetford Little Theatre, Wharf Road, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 6EN. Tel: 01777 702002. Founded in 1941, Retford Little Theatre is an amateur drama group, housed in its own purpose-built theatre, generously provided by Bassetlaw District Council. The Box Office opens on the Friday evening one week before each production. In the centre of Retford.

Retford Little Theatre

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