Destination guide

Why people love visiting historic Southwell

Enjoy the area's monuments, history and museums and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Southwell. One of the city's many top draws is its golfing. Newstead Abbey and Sherwood Forest Country Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Southwell

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Southwell a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bulwell Forest Golf Club (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Worksop Golf Club (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Rushcliffe Golf Club (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
  • Denby Pottery (18.3 mi / 29.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Southwell

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Southwell is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sherwood Forest Country Park (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Kelham Hall & Country Park (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Southwell

Fly into Nottingham (NQT), the closest airport, located 11.1 mi (17.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to East Midlands (EMA), which is 22.1 mi (35.6 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Fiskerton Station.

Where to stay around Southwell?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 106 vacation rentals near Southwell. From 42 Houses to 37 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 Southwell for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Southwell Minster: 201 vacation rentals
  • Fiskerton Station: 195 vacation rentals
  • Nottingham (XNM-Nottingham Train Station): 327 vacation rentals
  • University of Nottingham: 389 vacation rentals
  • Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club: 218 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Southwell 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 Southwell?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 42 Houses in Southwell. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Southwell include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 37 rentals available
  • Cabins: 16 rentals available
  • Cottages: 16 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 internet/wifi in Southwell?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 93 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Southwell. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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