RetfordUnited Kingdom

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Relaxing Retford awaits: its gardens, bars, festivals and more!

Gardens, bars and sights from Sundown Adventureland to Bassetlaw Museum—discover it all in Retford.

Top hotels in Retford

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Kings Park Hotel
Kings Park Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Exchange St, Retford, England
£49
per night
Feb 21 - Feb 22

Situated in Retford, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Bassetlaw Museum and Idle Valley Nature Reserve. Sundown Adventureland and Hodsock Priory are also within ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)

"Nice convenient town centre location with parking and close to pubs and restaurants. Window in my room didn’t shut properly so a little noisier than I’d expected but otherwise very good."…"

Reviewed on 24 Jan 2020

Kings Park Hotel
Best Western Plus West Retford Hotel
Best Western Plus West Retford Hotel
3 out of 5
24 North Road, Retford, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£53
per night
Mar 12 - Mar 13

Located in the heart of Retford, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Idle Valley Nature Reserve and Bassetlaw Museum. Wetlands Animal Park ...

4.3/5Excellent! (167 reviews)

"The bath in the bedroom and it was our own lodge plus four poster bed!"…"

Reviewed on 17 Feb 2020

Best Western Plus West Retford Hotel
Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa
Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
Barnby Moor, Nottinghamshire, Retford, England
Free cancellation
£116
per night
Mar 12 - Mar 13

Situated in Retford, this romantic hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Hodsock Priory, Clumber Park and Worksop Golf Club. Sundown Adventureland and Tropical Butterfly ...

4.1/5Very Good! (95 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

Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa

Popular things to do in Retford

Yorkshire Wildlife Park
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Yorkshire Wildlife Park

4.5/5(43 reviews)

Watch the lions, tigers and polar bears in replica habitats, go shopping in the Safari Village and let your kids run wild in myriad play areas.

University of Sheffield
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University of Sheffield

4/5(83 reviews)

Guided tours allow you to join the students and admire the architecture in the dynamic campus of one of the U.K.’s original redbrick universities.

Sherwood Forest Country Park
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Sherwood Forest Country Park

4/5(77 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors with a trip to Sherwood Forest Country Park, a popular green space in Mansfield. Savour the top-notch restaurants and lively bars while in town.

Sheffield Hallam University
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Sheffield Hallam University

4/5(47 reviews)

Explore the campus of Sheffield Hallam University, a well-known university in Sheffield. Wander around the area's picturesque gardens or experience its acclaimed theatre scene.

Lincoln Cathedral
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Lincoln Cathedral

4.5/5(157 reviews)

Find out about the history of Lincoln Cathedral, one of the top monuments in Lincoln. Add the area's shops or stunning cathedral to your travel plans.

Crucible Theatre
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Crucible Theatre

4.5/5(44 reviews)

Choose from an exciting program of theater productions and sporting events at the home of Sheffield’s World Snooker Championship.

Reviews of Retford

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4 - Good 57.89473684210526%
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5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Oct 3, 2019

Good shopping centre and plenty of places to eat out. Within easy reach of the crematorium at Babworth.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Aug 21, 2019

A very nice town

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

Jun 10, 2019

Nice place to visit people very friendly.

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveller

Jun 1, 2019

Visiting relatives.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

May 14, 2019

The people in the area are very friendly

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

May 11, 2019

Nice little town. Good tea shops. A few nice craft type shops but it is only very small