The beautiful Clumber Park estate in rural Nottinghamshire, England, is surrounded by great places to stay. Book today with Culture Trip.
Clumber Park has been under the care of the National Trust for generations and is one of Nottinghamshire’s most luscious green spaces. Covering 3800 acres (1500ha) of parkland, woods and farmland, the grounds are packed with gardens, cafes, bike paths and wilderness, all a short drive from local towns Worksop, Mansfield and Retford. Clumber Park has a wide range of period hotels nearby, from grandiose manor houses to cosy B&Bs.
A classic property with a contemporary feel, Ye Olde Bell offers a range of hotel rooms, all individually designed with soft, layered textiles and sumptuous interiors. The suites are pimped out with four poster beds, and the spacious two-storey lodges offer complete privacy and proximity to the spa. Said spa boasts multiple steam rooms, an alpine sauna and seven other divine thermal experiences, and it’s all a 15-minute drive from Clumber Park.
Based in the hubbub of central Worksop, just 10 minutes by car from Clumber Park, the Best Western Lion Hotel is a top period property in a renovated, former coaching inn. The hotel now stands proudly as a Grade II-listed building, bursting with personality. 114 Bar & Grill offers great in-house dining, whether you’re in the market for light snacks like the tasty croquettes or you have a hankering for an excellent steak.
This picturesque row of former colliery cottages have been lovingly renovated and redesigned to appeal to modern travellers. There are six smart, sophisticated rooms and suites to choose from, plus the hotel hosts a variety of fun activities and events throughout the year – including gin tasting and psychic nights.
A snazzy, modern brick building that’s vast in size, the Van Dyk Hotel has a wide range of rooms to suit every visitor, from singles to suites. The hotel is home to three high-quality restaurants: The Orangerie, The Chapel and Southgate Brasserie. The divine grill menu of the brasserie includes ribs, steak and fillet of sea trout. There’s also a nurturing spa that draws inspiration from East Asian wellness rituals, to nurture your mind, body and soul.
Six boutique rooms, individually designed and lovingly presented, are upstairs at Tap Haus, the beer and dining emporium in central Mansfield. Before you hit the hay in one of the exceedingly comfy rooms, you can dine in the fancy restaurant that serves a wide variety of international cuisine from France, Germany, Italy, Poland and the best of British – or enjoy something a bit more casual in the cosy bar area. Tap Haus knows the way to your heart: every evening guests are invited for complimentary wine and a cheeseboard in the bar, or delivered to their room.
This charming property was named the best B&B in North Notts in 2019 for its fantastic hospitality. Guests will be hosted in a spacious 19th-century farmhouse that’s a real home from home, with lovely bedrooms and a fabulous kitchen where your breakfast will be prepared and served, as well as gardens to enjoy on crisp sunny mornings. All that, and it’s just a five-minute drive from Clumber Park.
This Downton Abbey lookalike is an impressive stately Victorian home. The ornate house and grounds have original features throughout, offering the highest standards of service and luxury. The hotel hosts wellness weekends, as well as live music events, and there’s a choice of two restaurants – The Sherwood and Brasserie32. The latter is particularly alluring for its tasty range of grilled and fish dishes. Thoresby Hall also has an indoor pool, fitness studio and a wide range of spa treatments.
A 250-year-old, Grade II-listed building, this hotel is full of period features and original furnishings – mixing a stylish, traditional feel with modern facilities. There’s a wide range of rooms of all sizes, as well as afternoon tea, Sunday carvery and fine dining in the Orangery, where classic British food is served with a contemporary twist.
Clumber Park is only an hour’s drive away from Nottingham. Extend your English holiday by booking a room in one of the best hotels in the town, or one of the cheapest, with Culture Trip. Make sure you refresh in one of the best bars in Nottingham.
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