Diamond House is in the centre of the village of South
Leverton, 5 miles from Retford. Situated in a quiet rural
location, there are many interesting walks around the
villages and a National Byway cycle route passes the door.
Sturton-le-Steeple, birthplace of John Smyth (the first
Baptist) and home of John Robinson, one of the Pilgrim
Fathers is 2 miles away. The Mayflower Pilgrim Centre in
Retford which is family friendly tells the story of their
epic journey. One of the smallest churches in the country is
at Littleborough which is also the site of Segelocum, the
lost Roman City that was larger than Lincoln. St Peter’s
Church, Clayworth houses The Traquair Murals,
The chancel is decorated by the renowned
Scottish artist Phoebe Anna
Traquair 1852-1936. This is the
largest work of art in Eastern England.
Adventure Land is brilliant for younger children offering good
value for a family day out for smaller children (3miles)www.sundownadventureland.co.uk
Hood's 'Major Oak' is nearby in Sherwood Forest (20mins)
together with NT Clumber Park.
Lincoln is very close (15mins) across the toll bridge.
Here you will find a wealth of history with Castles,
Cathedrals, Steep Streets and Museums. It is an
excellent shopping paradise with unusual and unique
shops selling everything from fabrics to wines, second
hand books and prints to clothes. The nightlife is good
with clubs, pubs and restaurants as well as theatres,
cinemas, football and an indoor play centre for
hours drive takes you to coastal resorts of Skegness, Cleethorpes & Mablethorpe,
with great, safe clean beaches and the usual attractions
of a seaside resort. Alternatively to the Humber bridge
with it's visitor centre.
courses are at Retford, Gainsborough,
racing is at Doncaster, Market Rasen, Nottingham.
may prefer something a little more unusual such as
'Go-Ape' in Sherwood Forest, where you can walk a
tight-rope 50ft in the air and swing through the trees
holiday accommodation near Lincoln, Lincolnshire.
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