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Southwell is arguably one of the prettiest towns in Nottinghamshire. The stunning Southwell Minster is a a splendid cathedral with one of the finest Norman naves in Europe and only a stone’s throw from the narrow high street and beautiful pubs.

The town is internationally renowned for its Bramley Apple heritage. It is here that the apple was first propagated more than 200 years ago from the garden of a cottage on Church Street. Every year people gather in the picturesque market town to celebrate the UK’s favourite cooking apple, at the Bramley Apple Festival.

There are plenty of things to do, attractions to see and places to visit. You'll also find a range of hotels, bed and breakfasts and self catering holiday cottages in and around Southwell should you want to stay over in this quaint town.

Browse through the categories below if you're planning a visit to Southwell.

    • About Southwell

      About Southwell

      Find out about Southwell with details about the town including a selection of images and map together with details of what's nearby.

    • Bed and Breakfasts

      Bed and Breakfasts

      There are some excellent self catering options in and around Southwell, a perfect place for a country retreat.

    • Bramley Apple

      Bramley Apple

    • Things to do

      Things to do

      Browse through all the nearby things to do with National Trust sites, family farm parks, theatres and more.



Special offers

  1. Food and Drink

    Food and Drink

    We have a host of special offers at restaurants, bars and cafes throughout Nottinghamshire to make your money go further during your visit.

    From: Friday, 16th May 2014

    To: Tuesday, 30th December 2014

Things to Do Highlights...

The White Post Farm Centre

The White Post Farm Centre

As East Midlands Visitor Attraction of the Year 2005 the White Post Farm Centre can provide a...

Southwell Minster

Southwell Minster

FREE admission, donations welcome. (There is a suggested donation of £5 for adults and £3 for...

The Church History and Open Churches Project

The Church History and Open Churches Project

Churches are a valuable part of our heritage, being both significant guides to British architecture...

The Old Coach House

The Old Coach House

The Old Coach House is located in the historic town of Southwell which has become quite the 'hub'...