Getting Here

Southwell benefits from a central location in the East Midlands, close to major road networks including the A1, M1 and A46. Just 12 miles away is the mainline railway station, Newark Northgate providing easy access from either London or Edinburgh. Local bus and rail services connect Southwell to Newark.

In addition Southwell is just under 15 miles from Nottingham’s mainline station with connecting trains to Lowdham or Fiskerton, near Southwell.


Bus Information


For buses from Newark and Mansfield click here


Train Information

London Kings Cross to Newark Northgate

From Newark Northgate you can either get a taxi to Southwell or take a 15 minute walk to the bus station to catch a bus to Southwell
East Midlands Trains

(Nottingham to Lincoln)


Broadsword (Southwell based, local, and long distance, no call out fee) 01636 812313

Z cars (Newark) 01636 700551

Yellow Cabs (Newark) 01636671029/705200

JR Taxis (Newark) 01636 640488

Elkingtons (Private Hire Southwell) 01636 813254 or 07970 305339 (8 seater minibus with full wheelchair facilities also)


While every care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of this information, Visit Southwell Website cannot accept responsibility for any errors or omission.

Before you arrive

Just write, ring or email Southwell Tourist Information and we will be happy to assist with the planning of your trip.

While you’re here

If there’s anything you need to know, call into Southwell Tourist Information – we have lots of leaflets about local events and attractions and plenty of insider local knowledge! We also have a plentiful supply of Heritage Trail Leaflets – all free for you to take away and assist you in a good walk around Southwell.