Out & About
Things to do locally
Browse the local shops and galleries before visiting one of the many pubs, restaurants, deli's and cafes. Take one of the many Heritage Trails and discover the hidden history of Southwell. Annual Folk, Arts and Music festivals bring visitors from far and wide creating a unique atmosphere. The award winning Final Whistle Public House is literally on your doorstep. This railway themed establishment regularly scoops the CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) prizes for the area and offers a warm welcome to visitors. It offers a large and varied selection of beers, lagers and ciders. For more information about the town visit: http://www.visitsouthwell.com/
A must for any visitor is tour around the historic Southwell Minster. Constructed over 900 years ago this beautiful building is said by many to be the best kept secret among the 42 English cathedrals.
The National Trust Workhouse was built in 1824 as a last resort for the poor and needy. Influenced by prison design, it is the the most complete workhouse in existence and became a blueprint for workhouses throughout the country.
Southwell Racecourse hosting various day and evening race meetings on their turf and all weather surfaces.
British Horological Institute housing an impressive collection of clocks and time pieces dating from the 17th century to present day.