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Half an hour’s drive from Nottingham, Southwell has a convenient location that contrasts with its peaceful, market town ambience. Trains between Newark and Matlock call at Fiskerton, three miles away, reaching Nottingham in under half an hour and Derby in just over an hour. From Newark, there are direct services to London King’s Cross. Half-hourly buses between Southwell and Nottingham pass Imperial Gardens, and other bus services link Southwell with Mansfield and Newark.
Within half a mile of Imperial Gardens, beautiful historic streets and buildings provide the setting for an outstanding choice of shops. Family butchers, grocers, ironmongers, a delicatessen and fashion boutiques are interspersed with convenience stores, confectioners, pharmacies, a post office, traditional pubs and restaurants, and food takeaways. The independent shops are complemented by a large Co-op supermarket, a Saturday market selling local produce, and fresh fish stalls on Wednesdays and Fridays.
In addition to the celebrated attractions of the town, from the stately Minster and Prebendal Houses to the historic Workhouse and half-timbered Saracen’s Head hotel, there is a choice of sporting and leisure activities. Southwell has a racecourse and a golf club, and there is a second golf centre at Norwood Park that is entered, like the prestigious Norwood Park events venue, via a driveway opposite
The town has rugby, cricket and football clubs and a leisure centre with swimming pools and a fitness suite. The surrounding area offers excellent opportunities for walking and cycling
around the local countryside, exploring Heritage Trails, and visiting attractions like the Museum of Timekeeping, White Post Farm for family days out or Eden Hall Spa in Newark for personal pampering.