Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Newark

Come and experience Newark and its monuments, culture and museums. Well known for its wildlife, bars and churches, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Sherwood Forest Country Park and National Water Sports Centre are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Newark

Are you looking for things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Newark a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Bulwell Forest Golf Club (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Worksop Golf Club (19.5 mi / 31.3 km)
  • Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife and Falconry Centre (25.2 mi / 40.6 km)
  • Denby Pottery (25.4 mi / 41 km)
  • Birchall Golf and Leisure (29.8 mi / 47.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Newark

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Newark is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sherwood Forest Country Park (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Kelham Hall & Country Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Rother Valley Country Park (27.9 mi / 45 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Newark

The nearest airport is in Nottingham (NQT), located 15.6 mi (25.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into East Midlands (EMA), which is 27.6 mi (44.4 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Newark Castle Station, Newark Northgate Station and Rolleston Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around Newark?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 164 vacation rentals near Newark. From 67 Houses to 26 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Newark for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Newark?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Newark. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Rolleston Station: 207 vacation rentals
  • Collingham Station: 188 vacation rentals
  • Nottingham (XNM-Nottingham Train Station): 328 vacation rentals
  • University of Nottingham: 392 vacation rentals
  • Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club: 219 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Newark listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Newark?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 67 Houses in Newark. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Newark include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 26 rentals available
  • Cabins: 49 rentals available
  • Cottages: 49 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Newark?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 7 vacation rentals with pool available in Newark. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.