Located outside Nottinghamshire's town of Sutton-in-Ashfield, Sutton Parkway train station serves principally as a park and ride facility. East Midlands Railway services for the majority of direct destinations accessible from here – including north to Mansfield and south to Nottingham - run every 30 minutes. There is also 1 train per hour continuing to Worksop and 1 morning train to Norwich. The town of Sutton-in-Ashfield with its open-air market and Brierley Forest Park can be reached with a 3-minute train ride to Kirkby-in-Ashfield from where buses run from the station.
For those who want to enjoy the vibrant centres of Mansfield and Nottingham or explore the Robin Hood legend of Sherwood Forest and its surrounds for which this area is famous it couldn't be easier. Still an active market town today and offering easy access to Sherwood Forest and other beautiful surrounding countryside, Mansfield is just 5 minutes by train from Sutton Parkway train station. Nottingham – just a 27 minute rail journey away – has such an enormous number of things to see and do it is one of England's most popular city destinations for tourists from overseas. Steeped in history along with its Robin Hood links, Nottingham is home to the 800 year old pub Ye Olde Trip, the 17th century mansion and museum of Nottingham Castle and the Elizabethan manor of Wollaton Hall. This latter, surrounded by parkland, includes both a natural history museum and an industrial museum and also incidentally doubled as Wayne Manor in the Batman movie 'The Dark Knight Rises'. For water-sports lovers there is the National Water Sports Centre, a range of premier shopping facilities for the retail-addicted and of course the ancient royal hunting forest of Sherwood Forest Country Park nearby.
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