A day out

Ole Theatre DeliSouthwell is a delightful market town which has much to offer the visitor. Browse our unique shops, then relax in one of the many cafés, restaurants or inns. The town is the home of the Bramley Apple and has historical links with Charles I and Lord Byron.

There are many delightful walking trails and open parks. Details available from the Tourist Information Centre. Visit the website to see a list of upcoming events and festivals in Southwell.  Plan your visit to coincide with one of the many music, theatre, dance and poetry events.

We hope you enjoy your day out in Southwell!

Suggested Itinerary

A day in Southwell can be as flexible as you like. Whether visiting by yourself or with a group, we can help you plan your day.

Using our experience, we know that you could have a great day out with this itinerary.

10 am

Arrival in Southwell, group leaders and individuals receive a warm welcome at the Tourist Information Centre on Church St.


Introduction to Southwell and watch the Minster film, preparing you for your visit to the beautiful Southwell Minster.


Self guided tour of Southwell Minster


Take lunch at one of the many cafes, restaurants or inns followed by a little post dinner shopping on our high street packed with gift shops, boutiques and galleries


Take an audio tour of The Workhouse and learn how society has managed the plight of the poor from Victorian times.

(Please note The Workhouse is open Wednesday to Sundays 12:00 – 17:00 (last admission 1 hour before closing)

A blackboard with letters of the alphabet written in chalk on it, in the school room at The Workhouse, Southwell, Nottinghamshire, a c19th institution for paupers4pm

Depart, but see you soon

Don’t worry we have all of this information on a handy PDF download – A day in Southwell