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Retford

Retford is an attractive market town in the very north of Nottinghamshire. It is surrounded by quaint villages, including Babworth and Scrooby, which are famous for their links to the Pilgrim Fathers who started their seperatist movement here before setting out on their epic journey to America.

The Ducal Estates are very close by too, particularly Clumber Park and Welbeck Abbey, still a privately owned residence but with attractions such as the Harley Gallery open to the public.

You'll find a range of hotels, bed and breakfasts and self catering holiday cottages in and around Retford. And with lots of things to do, Retford is a great place for a weekend or short break.

    • About Retford

      About Retford

      Find out all about Retford with details on the current town including images and a map of the town centre as well as information on whats nearby.

    • Hotels in Retford

      Hotels in Retford

      Search through hotels in and around Retford with listings showing grading, facilities and directions or location. Full contact details are given.

    • Self Catering

      Self Catering

      The surrounding countryside of Retford is a great place to relax and unwind. Self catering is a great option for a holiday.

    • Things to do

      Things to do

      There are plenty of things to see and do around Retford with family attractions, country parks and much, much more.

    • Pilgrim Fathers

      Pilgrim Fathers

      The Pilgrim Fathers started out their epic journey which eventually led them to discover America in villages like Babworth and Scrooby near Retford.

    • The Dukeries

      The Dukeries

      Nottinghamshire has at least four ducal estates in the north of the county and Retford has good access to places like Clumber Park.

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    From cosy log cabins in the heart of Sherwood Forest to luxurious hotels with spa facilities, Nottinghamshire has a great selection of accommodation. Take advantage of these special offers to make your stay even more enjoyable.

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