New homes in Sutton-in-Ashfield
Located in Nottinghamshire, and close to the Derbyshire border, the market town of Sutton-in-Ashfield is a great location with good transport links.
New homes in Sutton-in-Ashfield present a great option for families and commuters alike with a great selection of facilities and things to see and do in your spare time.
Things to see and do
One of Sutton-in-Ashfield’s main landmarks is its sundial, which is the largest in Europe. Enjoy peaceful walks in the woodland which was formally Silverhill Colliery, and take in the views from the highest point in Nottinghamshire. Here you’ll also find a monument for all the miners that served in the area.
Nottinghamshire is the home of Robin Hood and you’ll have plenty of opportunity to explore the surrounding areas. Sherwood Forest is a must, where you can wander through some 450 acres and admire the famous landscapes.
Nottingham Castle is another highlight, which is at the centre of the Robin Hood legend and also the starting point for the English Civil War. Here you’ll find the Robin Hood statue.
For those looking to get active at the National Watersports Centre you can go sailing, rowing, water skiing, white water rafting and more.
For a treetop adventure, Go Ape in Sherwood Pines where you’ll find zip wires, rope bridges and scramble nets.
Sutton-in-Ashfield is close to Derbyshire too where you can enjoy great walks through lovely scenery.
There are a number of schools for children of all ages in the nearby area, making it great for families. For higher education Loughborough University is less than an hour away, and was named University of the Year, and has ranked in the pole position in the Time Higher Education list for Best Student Experience six years running.
Sutton-in-Ashfield is served by great transport links, and is easily accessible from many parts of the country. Located near Junction 28 on the M1 motorway, motorists can access the town via the A38.
For those travelling by rail, the town is served by the Robin Hood line which offers regular services between Nottingham (51 minutes) and Worksop (one hour and three minutes). The Sutton Parkway railway station is just two miles south of the town centre.
The nearest airport is East Midlands which is just a 35 minute drive away. From here you can get flights to a selection of domestic and global destinations.