Guide to Getting Around

Newark and Sherwood benefits from a central location in the East Midlands, close to major road networks including the M1, A1 and A46.

Newark Northgate railway station has a direct service between London and Edinburgh and connects with the rest of the district by a network of local bus services.

Newark Castle station has services between Leicester, Nottingham, Lincoln and beyond.

Newark is only 33 miles from East Midlands airport and 37 miles from Robin Hood airport.


You can plan your bus journeys on the following: 

The Sherwood Arrow is a Stagecoach bus service that takes you from Nottingham to Worksop passing many of the local attractions en route.

Telephone: 0870 200 2233

Telephone: 0845 605 0605


East Midlands Trains (Nottingham to Lincoln)
Telephone: 0845 712 5678

Virgin Trains East Coast Mainline (Newark to London and Edinburgh)
Telephone: 0845 748 4950


East Midlands Waterways
Telephone: 0303 0404 040
Mon-Fri 10am-12pm

More information on public transport and accessible transport can be found on Nottinghamshire County Council's website.

Before you arrive

Just write, ring or email any of the Visitor Information Centres and we can assist you with your planning to ensure you really make the most of your stay.

While you're here

If there's anything you need to know, just pop in and see us. You'll be very welcome. 

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