Tucked away deep in the rich farmlands of the Trent Valley, this beck-side village inn is one of…
Rose And Sweet Briar Cottages
“Single-storey cottages set in a peaceful location with beautiful views” - VisitEngland Assessor
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Situated in the Hamlet of Kersall, near Newark, these single storey cottages are set in 1½ acres of Hill Farm (no longer a working farm). Peaceful location, beautiful views and off road parking. Ideal for visiting the historic market town of Newark. Southwell, Edwinstowe, Sherwood Forest, Nottingham and Lincoln within easy travelling distance. Prices from £180 - £335 per week. Short breaks available. Phone or email to check availability. Open all year. Sorry, no pets.
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- Total units: 2
- Open all year
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About the area
Most people associate Nottinghamshire in the East Midlands with the legend of Robin Hood, though the former royal hunting ground of Sherwood Forest has been somewhat tamed since Robin’s outlaw days. Traditionally, the county’s primary industry, alongside agriculture, was coal mining but it is also an oil producing area, and during World War II produced the only oil out of reach of the German U-Boats.
The county is divided between the old coalfields north of the city of Nottingham, the commuter belt of the Wolds to the south, Sherwood Forest and the great country estates known as the ‘Dukeries’. Towns of note are the river port and market town of Newark, which hosts major antiques fairs six times a year, and Southwell, known for the medieval minster with exquisite carvings of Sherwood Forest.
D H Lawrence was a Nottinghamshire man, born in Eastwood, the son of a miner and former schoolteacher. He grew up in poverty, and his book Sons and Lovers reflects the experiences of his early years. Other Nottinghamshire notables include Thomas Cranmer, the first Protestant Archbishop; Jesse Boot, founder of the Boots pharmaceutical company; Henry Ireton, the man who singed Charles I’s death warrant; and Olympic skaters Torvill and Dean.
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