Things To Do

Wellow Maypole Dancing:

Jordan Castle Farm is situated on the edge of the village of Wellow, which is an archetypal English village, with 18th century brick and pantile cottages nestling round the village green with its painted maypole 60 feet high.

In fact children dance around the maypole and the Wellow May Queen is crowned on the late Spring Bank Holiday at the end of May each year.

“The village has a traditional pub (The Olde Red Lion) and a restaurant and Bar (The Maypole at Wellow), whilst riding stables and an 18 hole golf course are close by.

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Major Oak, Edwinstowe:

Foliat Cottages are close to the world famous Sherwood Forest, and in an area known as the Dukeries because of the large number of ducal seats locally (the estates of Welbeck, Clumber, Thoresby and Rufford). The rolling countryside is a mixture of farming and woodland, interspersed with a traditional villages of red brick and pantiled cottages.

The remnants (about 400 acres) of Sherwood Forest are now a country park, complete with visitor centre. Robin Hood's hide-out, a massive centuries old tree known as the Major Oak, can still be seen on way-marked walks through the forest. Sherwood Pines Forest Park at Clipstone offers off-road biking through the forest and 'high wire' tree-top adventure at Go Ape.

Welbeck Abbey:

Southwell Minster:

Newark Castle: