There are many fine award -winning boutiques and independent /specialist shops together with great restaurants and stylish hotels and guest accommodation. Situated in the heart of England Newark has a year-long program of events from continental markets, jazz & food festivals and carnivals to civil war reenactments. Newark-on-Trent is close to the Roman city of Lincoln and sits on the edge of Sherwood forest - home to Robin Hood.


Dining out in Newark is a culinary experience, we have a wide range of restaurants to choose from, whether you choose traditional or prefer from tastes around the World!


There are a variety of pubs ranging from timber-framed period inns to modern vibrant bars. There is also a floating barge pub moored near the castle.

Nights out

In addition to pubs and restaurants Newark has a number of night clubs playing a mix of popular music. The Palace Theatre which has a good mix of drama, music and film. Well known stars regularly perform here.