Location & Attractions

LocationFir Tree Cottage is perfectly positioned on the edge of a pretty village close to Newark on Trent and Lincoln, within easy striking distance of Nottingham by road or rail. We are right in the centre of the UK with excellent road rail and air links. There are a huge number of attractions in this unique area within a 45 minute drive such as Lincoln with its mediaeval buildings and magnificent Cathedral, historic Newark on Trent, and the tranquil Minster town of Southwell. The A1 which links the North and South of the country is less than five minutes away from Fir Tree Cottage, the East Coast Mainline from nearby Newark can take you to King’s Cross and St Pancras International the heart of London in less than 90 minutes. York and Cambridge and the East Coast make for easy daytrips

The Cottage nestles within its own extensive gardens opposite the Village Cricket ground on the edge of the Award Winning Village of Collingham close to the Conservation area’s picturesque village green (shown left). It is a short stroll to the nearest pub, the King’s Head and village centre.

Fir Tree Cottage is just a four minute drive from the Newark Showground which is home to Europe’s biggest Antique fairs and numerous other prestigious exhibitions and events. It is easily reached by Road and Rail. Swinderby, another prestigious showground is less than ten minutes away. Sherwood Forest, Clumber Park and the Dukeries are all thirty minutes away. Doddington Hall is just twenty minutes drive.

It is on the doorstep of some of the most iconic historic airfields in the world where the area's rich aviation history can be uncovered.

It is an excellent area for outdoor activities, walking, cycling, fishing,water sports, bird watching, go-karting, visiting historic homes and stunning gardens and of course,antique-hunting.

We are more than happy to make advance arrangements for you for birthday treats such as hot air balloon trips, veteran car rides, river trips, or a special meal in a 'Best of Newark' recommended restaurant. Personalised Vouchers can be requested which make great gifts for a loved one.

For more information and to book call Richard and Alison on 01636 892624.