Getting here

and parking.

It couldn’t be easier to visit Newark.

Historically, Newark became a prominent town on the UK map by the time of the Civil Wars because of its prominent geographic position. Located halfway between London and York, on the Great North Road, and being a safe point to cross the River Trent, it made the ideal stronghold. Today, its excellent rail and road connections make it the perfect place to explore on either a day trip or longer visit.

By Car

Newark is well located next to the A1, M1, A46 and A17 with the following towns and cities less than a two-hour drive away:

  • 30-40 minutes from Lincoln, Nottingham and Doncaster
  • 1 hour from Derby, Leicester and Sheffield
  • 1 ½ hours from Birmingham, Bradford, Coventry, Leeds, Hull and York.

Parking
Newark has a range of parking options including provision for blue badge holders, designated motorbike bays and charging points for electric cars. There is coach parking available in an accredited, secure coach park close to the town with two central drop off and pick up points in the town centre itself.

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By Rail

Newark has excellent rail links with two train stations serving the town, both just a short walk to the town centre and approximately 15 minutes’ walk from each other.

Newark Northgate station is on the LNER East Coast mainline from London to Edinburgh.

Newark Castle station is on East Midlands Railway’s Nottingham – Lincoln line.
Approximate train travel times from the following cities are:

  • 30 minutes from Lincoln
  • 45 minutes from Nottingham and York
  • 1 hour from Leeds and Sheffield
  • 1½ hours from London

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By Bus

Newark Bus station is in the town centre, located on Lombard Street.

Public Transport enquiries

Visitors planning their journey by public transport can contact Traveline for information about routes and times:

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Sconce and Devon Park

Sconce and Devon Park

Boundary Rd, Newark NG24 4AU, UK

Historic newark in bloom

Historic Newark in Bloom

Town Hall Market Place, Newark, UK

Palace Theatre Newark

Palace Theatre

Appleton Gate, Newark NG24 1JY, UK

National Air Museum Hangar with different types of aircraft inside

Newark Air Museum

The Showground, Drove Ln, Coddington, Newark NG24 2NY, UK

St Mary Magdalene Church

St Mary Magdalene Church

Church Walk, Newark NG24 1JS, UK

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Smeatons Lake Newark

Smeatons Lakes

Smeatons Lakes, Great North Road, Newark, UK

Everest Inn Newark

The Everest Inn

The Everest Inn Restaurant, Castle Gate, Newark, UK

Bridge House Newark

Bridge House B&B

Bridge House Bed and Breakfast, London Road, New Balderton, Newark, UK

Exterior of Redroof Barns

Redroofs Barn and Shepherds Hut

Great North Road Weston, Newark-on-Trent, Newark NG23 6TS, UK

Robin Hood Theatre Newark

Robin Hood Theatre

Church Ln, Newark NG23, UK

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