New Homes in Farnsfield
Live the life
Located in Nottinghamshire between Newark-on-Trent and Mansfield, Farnsfield is a quaint rural village with lots to see and do in the local area. Whether you’re exploring historic sites, taking a walk in the countryside or enjoying a spot of retail therapy, there’s something for the whole family close to your new home in Farnsfield.
Things to see and do
Although Farnsfield is a village, there main street is home to a few small shops and cafes. If you’re moving to the area with kids, you can take them for a play at the local park, Parfitt Drive, take a short drive to Wheelgate Park, or visit White Post Farm Centre.
If you’re a history buff, there are plenty of local sites to explore including Southwell Minster, Newstead Abbey and Mansfield Museum. When you’re in the mood for some retail therapy, you can go shopping at the Four Seasons Shopping Centre in Mansfield or take a day trip to the intu Victoria Centre in Nottingham.
For adventures in the great outdoors, Sherwood Forest and the Peak District National Park are both within driving distance of Farnsfield. Other places of interest within easy reach of Farnsfield include Tropical Butterfly House, Sherwood Riding School, Rufford Abbey Country Park and Papplewick Pumping Station.
For families moving to the local area, it’s good to know there are a number of excellent schools in and around Farnsfield. Lowe's Wong Infant School, Holy Trinity CofE Infant School, Minster School and Redhill Academy are all rated outstanding by Ofsted.
If you or your older children are thinking about studying for a degree, the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University are both within easy reach of your new home in Farnsfield.
Getting to Farnsfield
The village is a 30 minute drive from Nottingham, 15 minutes from Mansfield and 25 minutes from Newark-on-Trent, so it’s easy to drive to neighbouring towns and cities from Farnsfield. Although there’s no train station in the village, Mansfield Station is nearby with regular rail services to Nottingham.
When it’s time for a well-earned break, Farnsfield is a 45 minute drive from both East Midlands Airport and Doncaster Sheffield Airport, so there’s plenty of choice for your next holiday abroad.