The Heddles development forms part of the Newark urban expansion project, which is set in 300 hectares of beautiful open countryside, and will feature a host of local amenities.
It is just a short drive from the quaint village of Balderton and the larger town of Newark, which is steeped in history and famed for its role in the English Civil War.
Sitting on the banks of the River Trent, Newark is a cultural and historical hotbed. The Buttermarket indoor shopping centre and a range of well-known high street brands. Antique and vintage shops are dotted around the town and provide a great insight into the historic importance of the town.
The focal point of Newark is its castle. Newark Castle was a Royalist stronghold during the English Civil War and it is still a popular tourist attraction with visitors of all ages, despite being severely damaged over the years during various conflicts.
Newark’s past is further showcased at Newark Town Hall, a Grade I listed building built and 1776, and recognised as one of the finest examples of Georgian town halls in the country. A museum is in place at the site with artefacts and treasures displayed showing the rich history of the town.
The market town also boasts a variety of traditional pubs, including The Prince Rupert, a 15th Century pub and conservation area, as well as more modern establishments, such as the Just Beer micropub and the Navigation Barge.
The city of Nottingham can be easily accessed by the excellent transport links, while Grantham, Mansfield and Lincoln are each around a 30-minute drive away.