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Enjoyable walk in a very nice area

The Riverside area is very well signposted in the centre of Newark, and worth seeking out if in the... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
allertonlad
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Northallerton, United Kingdom
easy walking - pleasant scenery

Good pathways, plenty of wildlife, (plants, insects and animals), and generally level easy... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2015
BritChamberman
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United Kingdom
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8 Sep 2018
“Enjoyable walk in a very nice area”
14 May 2018
“The last time”
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Newark was once an important inland port on the mighty River Trent. Today, exploring the lovely old riverside buildings provides a great family day out. The River Trent was a major working river until after the Second World War. At Newark, cargo...more
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

The Riverside area is very well signposted in the centre of Newark, and worth seeking out if in the area. Interesting part of town in which to spend some time, a the riverside walk takes you past both a working lock and the castle. Noted...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank allertonlad
Reviewed 14 May 2018

We called in today went though the drive though. We was asked to park in number 1 When the order arrived they missed half the order, then the oats was not cooked I went back in and they said sorry. A sorry is no good...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 20 May 2015

Good pathways, plenty of wildlife, (plants, insects and animals), and generally level easy walking. River is quite large at this stretch - especially the Farndon marina region.

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 3 March 2015

Would recommend the experience. Friendly staff and delicious food. Great for couples, friends and more formal family dining

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank Gemma B
Reviewed 28 July 2014

This is a nice walk with the dog very peaceful you can see the lock working and walk right up to the marina lots of nice boats to see and back to Newark for a nice cup of tea

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank rmjoy
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Winner for Newark in Bloom...What an amazing place. The Wharf offers so much for visitors. So colourful and inviting for everyone, families, couples, cyclists, motorcyclist, scooters, MG motor club, fishermen, coaches, cars and walkers. If you want to eat near the river, there are varied...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Andy O
Reviewed 6 July 2014

There's a lovely walk that takes you along the River Trent next to the castle then on towards the marina. it's clearly signed and can be started from the lock near the castle. On Wednesdays there's an open bric a brac auction you can go...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Janette F
Reviewed 17 November 2013

We love coming here it so peaceful connecting with water and seeing the castle at the back is great and mystical there was so many seats and the sensory garden is lovely for special needs as they can touch and smell the plants

Date of experience: January 2013
Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 31 October 2013

A great place in the summer for pick nicks & for children its quite & peaceful & you can relax I very often get some chips at lunch time & sit down there & eat them.Children can play with no fear of any thing all...More

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank peter e
Reviewed 22 October 2013

Wandering around Newark is very pleasant itself but to complete the visit by wandering along the riverside and stopping for a drink and watching the world go by makes for an even more enjoyable visit

Date of experience: August 2013
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drudge
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Response from CanalandRT |
Hi, An auction is held every Wednesday on Riverside Park, Tolney Road Newark. There is also Newark Auction Centre on Great North Road in Newark. The Wharf car park is on Beastmarket Hill, Newark but there is no auction... More
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