Visiting Thoresby

Explore Thoresby

About the Estate

Thoresby Park is a beautiful country estate located in the heart of Nottinghamshire, England. The Park has been in the Pierrepont Family for over 400 years and is home to a stunning 17th-century mansion which is now a hotel.

The Park is a lovely place to visit all year round with a range of attractions. The extensive grounds cover over 1000 hectares of rich unspoilt English countryside, with a range of facilities and attractions open to the public all year round.

Where to Stay

Wanting to make a weekend of your visit to Frances Alexander Jewellery?

Thoresby Park is located in North Nottinghamshire, three miles to the west of the A1, and within the popular tourist area of The Dukeries. There are a number of hotels, guest houses and B&Bs in the area. I have put together a short list of possible accommodation to suit all budgets in the local area to help you with your search:

Activities at Thoresby

On the Estate

Alex’s workshop is set within the Park’s Victorian Courtyard which offers a range of shops and attractions which include:

If you fancy a leg stretch then Thoresby Park have signposted circular WALKS around the beautiful Estate that are accessible to all. Footpath maps are available at the Thoresby Visitors Centre.

Alternatively, the Park is a beautiful setting to bring a PICNIC and chill on the lawns. If you’d like a more civilised treat, however, then Thoresby Park Hotel offer AFTERNOON TEAS Or, another alternative would be to visit their SPA as a day visitor.

Other ideas for things to Do and See in Surrounding Area

If you are making a weekend of it then obviously check out Nottinghamshire Tourist Information for an up to date list of events, activities and local attractions; however, some suggestions would be visiting the historic and picturesque Southwell, Lincoln or Newark-on-Trent or even the Regional capital Nottingham. Alternatively, Sherwood Forest, Clumber Park, Rufford Abbey Country Park or Creswell Craggs if you want to stay nestled within the countryside and want to explore by walking or cycling.