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Castle in Newark-on-Trent

Newark Castle

In a pretty park overlooking the River Trent, the ruins of Newark Castle include an impressive Norman gate and a series of underground passages and chambers. The real King John, portrayed as a villain in the...

Bar in Newark-on-Trent

Castle Barge

Moored on the River Trent overlooking Newark Castle, this former grain barge, which once plied the waters between Hull and Gainsborough, is an idyllic spot for a local ale inside or up on deck, with additional...

Cafe in Newark-on-Trent

Old Bakery Tea Rooms

Everything, including heavenly sweet and savoury scones, is baked fresh on the premises at the Old Bakery Tea Rooms, housed in an enchanting 15th-century Tudor building. Lunch specials include soups, frittata,...

Museum in Newark-on-Trent

Newark Air Museum

Situated 2 miles east of Newark by the Winthorpe Showground, this aviation museum has over 100 aircraft, including a fearsome Vulcan bomber, a Vampire T11, a Gloster Meteor and a de Havilland Tiger Moth, along...