Red Lion Loft is situated on an elevated site, in the Sherwood Forest conservation village of Old Blidworth, accessed by a private driveway. The village has a good selection of pubs, take-a-ways, shops including Tesco Express, Coop & speciality food shops, post office, chemist, filling station, repair garages, doctors & a chemist.  

Red Lion Loft is a first floor loft apartment & is unfortunately not suitable for disabled persons.

Railway stations

Mansfield – local trains to Worksop & Nottingham – distance 6 miles (15 minutes)

Newark – East Coast mainline – distance 17 miles (30 minutes)  

Nottingham – Midland mainline – distance 13miles (25 minutes)

Bus services

27X, 28, 28B, 29 services – Frequent services between Mansfield, Southwell & Newark - Bus stops outside Tesco Express – 5 minutes walk

141 service – Frequent services between Sutton-in-Ashfield & Nottingham

Bus stops outside Black Bull – bottom of driveway

Airport Transfer - Transportation Services

Connect Travel - 45b Mansfield Rd, Blidworth, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG21 0RB - Telephone 01623 409109

Mini Cabs

Overlanders - 11 Byron St, Blidworth, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG21 0RL
Telephone 01623 490009

Blidworth is serviced by level pavements.

We do not set out to provide accommodation for disabled persons including the blind and deaf.

The local Tesco Express, 5 minutes on foot, is open from 6 a.m. – 11 p.m.

The Coop store in the village is open from 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.


The owners live in the adjacent property and will be on hand to deliver & collect keys upon guest arrival.

Guests will be given a familiarisation tour of the property by the owners

Secure, dedicated parking is available on site, immediately adjacent to the entrance door to the property

The parking area is tarmac and the short pathway to the property is paved

The property is well lit at night by outside wall lights activated by remote sensor

Entrance to property

Single step, no ramp provided, traditional staircase from entrance hall to first floor apartment – not suitable for disabled persons

Access door width is 32 inches (82 cm)

Outside is lit by light sensor activated wall lights, property is well lit with ceiling downlighters & a torch for emergencies is provided in the hallway.

Entrance hall has wood laminate flooring, staircase, living room & bedroom is carpeted with short pile quality carpet, kitchen area & bathroom are tiled.

A washing machine & iron & ironing board is provided in an under stairs cupboard

Staircase is carpeted, has hand rail and 14 steps

All areas lit with downlighters

Passageways are 32 inches (82 cm), the floors are level throughout

Lounge/dining area

The lounge area is at the front of the property facing west, entrance door width is 30 inches (76 cm)

There is ample space between furniture which consists of a large sofa, dining & occasional tables & chairs.

There is a dining table & 2 dining chairs without arms. The table height is 32 inches (80 cm)

The layout of the furniture is fixed

There is a modern TV with Freeview and a DVD player (instructions provided)

Thick, quality carpeting to lounge, tiles to kitchen area

Ceiling downlighters


Modern, fitted kitchen with built in fridge/freezer, dishwasher, oven & hob. Cordless electric kettle, toaster, microwave, Nespresso machine, cafetiere & a full complement of kitchen utensils, cooking equipment, cutlery & crockery are provided

Height of oven & worktops is 35 inches (89 cm)

Oven has a drop down door

Sink has twin lever mixer tap

Ceiling downlighters

Tiled floor


Door width is 29 inches (73 cm)

Furniture is fixed

Double drawer divan bed, 25 inches (62 cm) high to top of mattress

Wardrobe, bedside tables, dressing table & mirror

Ceiling downlighters & table lamps

Velux window with black out blinds

Thick, quality carpeting

Non allergenic bedding available on request

Alarm clock


Level access to large, tiled bathroom with shower (raised lip)

WC is 16.5 inches (42 cm) high from floor to seat

Wash basin with pedestal is …. Cm high, fitted with single lever mixer tap

Ceiling downlighters & roof velux

Colour scheme is white walls with panelling & contrasting blue & white floor tiles, white towelling 

Tiled floor


There is a flat pebbled patio area & a flat private lawned area set in mature gardens planted with a range of shrubs & flowers

Seating & sun loungers are provided

Additional information

No dogs allowed

Non smoking apartment

Local hospital

Kings Mill at Sutton-in-Ashfield/Mansfield

King's Mill Hospital
Mansfield Road
Sutton in Ashfield
NG17 4JL
Tel: 01623 622515

Distance -    7 miles

Bus route – 27X, 28, 28B, 29 services


Surgery in village

Dr Dalton and Partners
59 Mansfield Road Blidworth

NG21 0RB


01623 795461

Out of Hours:

01623 795461


Free wi-fi broadband – access code supplied to guests on arrival

Good mobile phone reception

Local attractions

A range of leaflets featuring local attractions is provided to guests in the entrance hall

A list of local pubs, restaurants & eateries with contact details is provided at the property.

Owners contact details

Mrs Louise Tristram

Red Lion Lodge, Field Lane, Blidworth, NG21 0QQ

Tel: 01623 794080

Mobile: 07976 120587


Grid references

OS X (Eastings) 458888

OS Y (Northings) 355670

Lat (WGS84) N53:05:42 (53.094996)

Long (WGS84) W1:07:19 (-1.122058)

LR SK588556

mX -124906

mY 6966397

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