In Mansfield, you can enjoy a unique mix of ancient and new, with a 700-year-old Market Place at the hub of the town, coupled with modern shopping centres and department stores and a wealth of restaurants, cafes and bars. You'll find a range of other amenities to cater for all your needs and plenty of schools encompassing nursery, primary and secondary education and a local sixth form college.
The town boasts more than 600 acres of parks and open spaces, a theatre, a museum and art gallery, plus the flagship Water Meadows swimming and fitness complex. There is also Mansfield Leisure Centre offering a great range of facilities or take the kids for a great day out at the Making It! Discovery Centre. You'll also find local golf courses, plus trails, walking and cycling routes offering a great way to explore the local area.
Mansfield is a very convenient location with excellent road and rail links making it easy to commute throughout the area. The A60 provides fast access to Nottingham where you can pick up Intercity services and East Midlands airport is only 28 Miles away via the nearby access to the M1.
And for days out you'll be spoiled for choice with the historic Sherwood Forest, including a country park and visitor centre, very close by, plus the magnificent country houses and parks of the Dukeries and further afield, the rolling hills of the Vale of Belvoir.
Mansfield District Council
Useful for both tourists and locals alike, this site has a wealth of local information about the Mansfield area.
FindaHood gives you information about the Mansfield area, including property prices, crime figures, schools etc as well as links to local businesses and services.
Mansfield Information online
As the site says, "Whatever you need to know about Mansfield this is the place to start.". Here is a site run by Mansfield locals that contains a large amount of information relevant to the area.
Landlords or Tenants and Lodgers - who pay's the licence? To avoid the possibility of receiving a substantial fine, it's important to know as a landlord, tenant or lodger, when you are responsible for buying a TV Licence.
Other Useful Links:
Belvoir! Mansfield is on Twitter
Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA)
Safeagent Scheme (N.A.L.S)
The Property Ombudsman (TPOS)
The Deposit Protection Service (DPS)
Mansfield 2020 Business Club
Citizens Advice Bureau
Find Your Council Tax Band