Southwell – a sought-after location in the heart of Robin Hood country


Southwell is one of the most popular destinations for home-buyers in Nottinghamshire, famed for its magnificent Minster, picturesque town centre, and selection of shops, cosy cafes, and friendly pubs and restaurants. On Saturdays, the Market Square is host to a lively street market, whilst there are a wide-range of local events and festivals which take place throughout the year.

In the heart of heritage country, the town boasts a host of nearby attractions, including Southwell racecourse. There are also several golf-courses nearby, and the heritage and amenities of the University Cities of Nottingham and Lincoln within easy travelling distance to enjoy

Transport Links

Southwell is conveniently placed for commuting by car to the commercial centres of Nottingham and Lincoln, and even closer to the nearby market-town of Newark and Mansfield.  East Coast Mainline train services provide frequent high-speed connections to London, as does Nottingham which also serves rail destinations to the west.

Situated approximately mid-way between M1 and A1 motorways, Southwell also offers speedy road access to two of the UK’s main north/south arterial road networks; the local road networks are generally uncluttered, giving easy access to the speedy A500 road to the west.

Local bus and train services provide equally convenient commuting and excursion options for those who prefer to leave the car at home.

Local Schools

Becher’s Court falls within the catchment area for the famous Minster School, which is a little over half a mile distance.

There are also 3 primary/infant schools within a short walk of the Burgage, together a choice of other schools within a short driving distance.

More details of the available schools can be found here, centring your search on post-code NG25 0EP

Health Services

Southwell Medical Centre is located around 300-metres from Becher’s Court

The most conveniently sited A&E hospital is the renowned Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, situated 13.6 miles to the south; the King’s Mill Hospital, Sutton-in-Ashfield is situated 12.3 miles to the west.

More details of hospitals in the area can be found here, again centring your search on post-code NG25 0EP