Accommodation and Eating Out

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Wheelchair made for General Fairfax, parliamentarian commander-in-chief


The Best Western Deincourt Hotel is offering a reduced rate for conference attendees. This hotel has free parking, and is just a five-minute walk from the National Civil War Centre. You can reserve a room by phoning 01636 602100 and asking for Dr Andrew Hopper's Civil War Conference rate. For bed and breakfast on 6/7/8 August, this special rate is:

  • Single £59
  • Twin/double £69
  • King/family £75

The Bramley Apple, Church Street, Southwell. This pub, serving Springhead beers, has four recently refurbished en suite rooms and is a member of Visit Nottinghamshire. To reserve one of them telephone 01636 813 675 or email

Alternative accommodation can be sought through Newark Accommodation Providers (NAP). These places to stay are all within a few minutes’ walk of the National Civil War Centre.

There are further bed and breakfast establishments in the surrounding villages:

  • Premier Inn - Rates start from £35 per night. Tel: 0871 527 8784
  • Saracen’s Head - 8 miles away in the market place at Southwell. Rates start from £85 per night. Tel: 01636 812701

Eating out

There are more than 50 restaurants, cafés and pubs in Newark, with plenty of places to eat out in the evening within walking distance.

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