Upton is an attractive village some three miles to the east of Southwell; a location which offers relatively direct access into the regional centres of Newark and Nottingham. The village has one pub and lies within the catchment area of the Minster School in Southwell.
Southwell is a thriving Minster town, having a useful range of town centre amenities and professional services grouped principally along the period street scenes of Queen Street and King Street. Southwell schooling is of a renowned standard across the age ranges and the town offers an extensive range of sporting and cultural activities.
Newark on Trent, a larger market town, offers an extensive range of amenities, professional services, restaurants and leisure activities. The regional centres of Nottingham and Lincoln are accessible by road and rail and there is direct access to the A1. From Newark Northgate station there is a fast rail link into London Kings Cross in a scheduled journey time of 80/90 minutes – or thereabouts.
Nottingham is accessed through Southwell along the A612 Nottingham Road through the Trent Valley.
Population – 500
Nearest Medical Centre – Southwell Medical Centre (3 miles)
Nearest Railway Station – Newark (8 miles)
Newark & Sherwood District Council
Castle House, Great North Road, Newark on Trent, Nottinghamshire NG24 1BY
Upton Crickets Day Nursery
Lowes Wong Infant School, Southwell (3 miles)
The Minster School, Southwell (Catchment) (3 miles)
PUBS AND RESTAURANTS
The Cross Keys
SOUTHWELL – 3 miles
NEWARK ON TRENT – 6 miles
MANSFIELD – 15 miles
NOTTINGHAM – 18 miles
LINCOLN – 24 miles
GRANTHAM – 24 miles