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The Lawns Guest House
4 out of 5
97 London Road, Retford, England
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4.5/5Wonderful! (110 reviews)

"I travelled here for business and was really impressed with the cleanliness of the room and the kitchens which are a great facility when working away from home."…"

Reviewed on 27 Jan 2020

The Lawns Guest House
Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
Barnby Moor, Nottinghamshire, Retford, England
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4.1/5Very Good! (96 reviews)

"The staff were well trained and efficient, whilst remaining polite and friendly. The room was equipped nicely, cleanliness excellent. The name Ye Olde Bell and Spa is misleading as they are operated as two completely separate entities. Staying at the hotel allows you no access to the spa, I was offered ..."…"

Reviewed on 30 Nov 2019

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Where should we stay in Retford?

If you've been thinking about a trip with your children, the welcoming destination of Retford is a good choice. The excursions, walking trails and forests are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Take to the air and fly into Doncaster (DSA-Robin Hood), which is located 12.2 mi (19.6 km) from the city centre. Retford has 3 family-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation.

Families on holiday have good things to say about these types of accommodation:

The Lawns Guest House – Offers free parking and free WiFi. Guests like the helpful staff at this 4-star guesthouse.

Good Night Inns - Elms Hotel – Features a restaurant, free parking and free WiFi. The overall comfort and clean rooms make this 3-star inn popular with guests.

Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa – Offers 2 restaurants, free parking and free English breakfast. Guests like the breakfast options and helpful staff at this 4-star hotel.

When should we visit Retford?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family holiday. You can use these tips to plan when to grab the children and head to Retford.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 20°F
  • Coldest months: February, January, March and December, with an average temperature of 2°F
  • Driest months: July, June, May and April, with an average rainfall of 1 inches
  • Rainiest months: February, October, November and January, with an average rainfall of 2 inches

What should we see and do in Retford?

While you are visiting Retford, you may want to round up the youngsters and make time to see interesting attractions such as Worksop Golf Club and Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife and Falconry Centre. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Sherwood Forest Country Park, Lincoln Castle and Lincoln Cathedral.

Retford is also well-known for its:
  • Gardens
  • Restaurants
  • Excursions
  • Forests

Getting around Retford

If you want to explore the larger area, ride aboard one of the trains from Retford Station. Retford might not have many public transport choices so consider renting a car to explore the city.

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