Retford tourist and travel information

Retford tourist and travel information

Retford Travel Information

Travel Information The town of Retford is situated in the north-east corner of Nottinghamshire. It is an ancient market town on the Great North road.

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bus and coach travel

Coaches Retford - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33

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A1 Motorway

Roads Retford - Travel by road - Retford is about 3 miles east of the A1. The A1 and the Motorway known as the A1(M) runs from London to Edinburgh. Retford is about 255 miles from Edinburgh and 145 miles from London.

A1 Motorway

Travel by train

Rail Retford - Travel by train - Retford Station (photo), Station Road, Retford, DN22 7DE. CCTV. Ticket office. Waiting room. Pay phone. Toilets. Whole station step free access. Wheelchairs available. Taxi rank. National Express East Coast runs fast, frequent passenger train services on the East Coast Main Line between London King’s Cross, the East Midlands, Yorkshire, the North East of England and Scotland. Customer Relations Tel: 08457 225 333. nationalexpresseastcoast.com

Retford Station

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Retford Tourist Information

Sport

Sport Retford - Sport - Retford Golf Club, Brecks Road, Ordsall, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 7UA.01777 703733.

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Sport

Sport Retford - Sport - Retford Squash Club. Tel: 01777 705000. Retford Leisure Centre. Tel: 01777 706500/9.

Retford Squash Club

Shopping

Stores Retford - Shopping - Retford is a delightful shopping centre with many unique and interesting shops from the traditional butchers and bakers shops to the specialist shops. Retford market is on Thursday and Saturday 9am-4pm. On Fridays there is a Bric a Brac Market. Farmers Markets are every 3rd Saturdy.

Town Centre Shopping

Entertainment

Entertainment Retford - Entertainment and attractions - Sherwood Forest Country Park, Edwinstowe, Near Mansfield, Nottinghamshire Tel: 01623 823202. Rufford Park, Ollerton, Nottinghamshire NG22 9DF Tel: 0845 3304214 (Photo right).

Rufford Abbey

Other information Retford - Other information - The town has some fine Georgian and Victorian frontages and a large number of former coaching inns. Sherwood Forest lies to the south-west of the town.

Other information Worksop - Other information - 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

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Nottinghamshire Map and Attractions

Nottingham is 130 miles from London. It is 63 miles from Long Eaton to Gainsborough and 23 miles from Sutton in Ashfield to Newark on Trent.

Airports Airport indicated is Nottingham East Midlands.

Roads Retford is about 3 miles east of the A1.

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Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is a station in Retford.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Newstead Abbey, Newstead Abbey Park, Ravenshead, Nottinghamshire, NG15 8NA. Tel: (01623) 455 900. newsteadabbey.org.uk.
Attraction 2 - The Midland Railway - Butterley, Butterley Station, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3QZ. midlandrailwaycentre.co.uk. Tel: 01773 747674.
Attraction 3 - Southwell Minster, Bishop's Drive, Southwell, Nottinghamshire. Tel: 01636 812649. southwellminster.co.uk.
Attraction 4 - Clumber Park The Estate Office, Clumber Park, Worksop, Nottinghamshire S80 3AZ. Tel: 01909 476592
Attraction 5 - Southwell Racecourse, Rolleston, Southwell, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0TS. Tel: 0870 220 2332. southwell-racecourse.co.uk.
Attraction 6 - Newark Air Museum Ltd., Winthorpe Showground, Newark, Notts, NG24 2NY. Tel: 01636 707170. newarkairmuseum.co.uk.

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