Ragnall House

Bed & Breakfast 

On the nottinghamshire/ lincolnshire borders

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Ragnall House is in the centre of the village of Ragnall, within easy reach of several good pubs (Brownlow Arms), post office, church & shop (Dunham). The house is located in open countryside affording excellent walking to and along the 'Trent Valley Long Distance Footpath' on the River Trent. 

Sundown Adventure is brilliant for younger children with a Castle that smells of chocolate & toffees, rides through Santas Grotto all year round and many other attractions offering good value for a family day out (3miles). 

Also for children and the young at heart, not far away are the coastal resorts of Skegness & Mablethorpe, with great, safe clean beaches and all the usual attractions of a seaside resort.


Picture courtesy of the Lincoln Cathedral guidebook, 1982.

Lincoln Cathedral

Lincoln is very close (15mins) across the toll bridge at a cost of 25p. The Cathedral, location for filming 'The D'avinci Code',  is stunning, see if you can locate the 'Lincoln Imp'. The Castle stands above the city and affords a view to Russia !!. The City has a wealth of history with it's unique buildings, Steep Streets and Museums. It is an excellent shopping paradise with unusual and unique shops selling everything from fabrics to wines, second hand books and prints to clothes. The nightlife is good with clubs, pubs and restaurants as well as theatres, cinemas, football and an indoor play centre for adventurous children.

Mothersday candle display Steep Hill

The beautiful city of Lincoln


The market town of Retford is nearby, a bustling town with a large market 3 times a week, Farmers Market, and a wide range of shops such as Bacon's, the butchers shop (pictured), which has a local reputation ensuring that you will find over 35 staff serving in this small shop on a Saturday. 


Sherwood Forest, made famous by Robin Hood, has a visitor centre covering his life, the myths & realities. The 'Great Oak' is nearby with a pleasant walk through the woods to spot the Giant Oak Trees (details from the visitor centre). 

Nottingham offers a range of attractions and nightlife, famous for Nottingham lace, the Ice Centre, it's Castle, Caves and Cricket.

The village of Laxton is the only community where strip farming is still carried out.

Swing through the trees and walk the high wire at Go-Ape in the Sherwood Forest. Hire bicycles and cycle around the lake on the Clumber Park Estate, the largest park in Europe. Visit the many Stately Homes in the area.

Golf courses are at Retford, Gainsborough,    

Horse racing is at Southwell, Doncaster, Market Rasen, Nottingham.

There are many other activities available, we have a wealth of information available in the guest house, or please ask, or for more ideas why not visit:





For details of prices & availability please contact us:

 01777 228575

e-mail us at bookings@ragnallhouse.co.uk



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