Nottinghamshire

Trent Trek

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Overview

Leave historic Newark and wind your way to Southwell Minster. Leave Bestwood and head to Newstead Abbey before dropping down to Eastwood. Pass through Stapleford to Long Eaton before finishing the tour at Beeston.

Newark-on-Trent

Newark contains a wealth of visitor attractions including Town Hall Museum, The Governor’s House, Newark Air Museum and the impressive Newark Castle remains and Gardens.

Southwell

At Southwell you can visit the stunning spectacle that is Southwell Minster, site of Christian worship for over 1000 years. Explore the Chapter House, Pilgrim’s Chapel and Cathedral Shop. At Southwell you can also explore the museum, Greet House also known as The Workhouse and the racecourse.

Bestwood Village

Just outside Bestwood village, you can relax and explore the 650 acres of Bestwood Country Park, a green haven with lakes ideal for walkers and cyclists to enjoy the great outdoors. You will also find the Winding Engine House. Enjoy a detour to Newstead Abbey before heading to Eastwood.

Eastwood

Drop down to the former coal mining town of Eastwood to visit the D H Lawrence Birthplace Museum. Close by you will find Shipley Country Park with 20 miles of paths and bridleways set in 700 acres – plenty of space for walkers, cyclists, horse riders and anglers.

Stapleford

Stapleford is a great base from which to explore the nearby attractions including Nottingham Industrial Museum. Stapleford is home to the oldest stone in Britain – the 200 million year old Hemlock Stone on Stapleford Hill.

Long Eaton

Pop across the border into Derbyshire to visit the Attenborough Nature Centre before returning to Nottinghamshire.

Beeston

Visit the stunning 40 acre woodland park and medieval site of Beeston Castle with its 4000 years of history - on a clear day you enjoy the spectacular views as far as the Pennines to the Welsh Mountains. From Beeston you can enjoy nearby Wollaton Hall, Deer Park & Gardens.

Overview

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Newark-on-Trent

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8.6 miles

Southwell

3
13.7 miles

Bestwood Village

4
11.3 miles

Eastwood

5
8.3 miles

Stapleford

6
3.1 miles

Long Eaton

7
3.5 miles

Beeston

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The Britannia Nottingham

Britannia Nottingham Hotel, 1 St James Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 6BN

About the Trent Trek Trail

Distance:49 miles
Cities / Towns:7
Number Of Businesses:1

Leave the attractions of historic town of Newark, heading for Southwell where you can take in Southwell Minster.

Enjoy the delights of Bestwood before detouring to Newstead Abbey to then arrive in Eastwood – home to the D H Lawrence Birthplace Museum. Pass the 200 million year old Hemlock Stone at Stapleford Hill before arriving at Long Eaton.

Finish the tour at Beeston, taking in the stunning views from the castle or enjoying the atmosphere at Beeston Marina, gateway to the county’s waterways.

Newark Delights

Discover the wealth of attractions in Newark, famous for its role in the English Civil War – take in the National Civil War Museum, castle, air museum and The Governor’s House.

Country Parks

Enjoy the open spaces and great outdoors at Nottingham’s country parks. Explore hundreds of acres on foot, cycle or horse back at Bestwood Country, Shipley or Beeston.

Beautiful Beeston

Visit the castle, explore the country park and take in the magnificent views, stretching into the distance. Take a trip to nearby Wollaton Hall to enjoy the gardens and deer park.

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The Britannia Nottingham

Britannia Nottingham Hotel, 1 St James Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 6BN