in Nottinghamshire of England, United Kingdom

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
53.322 and -0.943 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 53° 19' 19" and W -0° 56' 35"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pound - GBP
Spoken languages:
English, Welsh, Scottish Gaelic
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 08:48 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Europe/London
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:57 am and 5:35 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-45.817 and 170.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Delve into Retford

Retford in Nottinghamshire (England) with it's 22,023 habitants is located in United Kingdom about 130 mi (or 209 km) north of London, the country's capital town.

Current time in Retford is now 08:48 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Europe / London with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 10 airports close to Retford, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in United Kingdom is Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport in a distance of 11 mi (or 18 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in United Kingdom is Liverpool – Maritime Mercantile City in a distance of 6 mi (or 10 km), North-West. Also, if you like playing golf, there are some options within driving distance. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Rossington, Tickhill, Cantley, Stainton and Belton. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 8°C / 47 °F

Morning Temperature 4°C / 39 °F
Evening Temperature 5°C / 42 °F
Night Temperature 3°C / 37 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 59%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 12 km/h (8 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 96% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Tuesday, 27th of February 2024

6°C (43 °F)
4°C (40 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 28th of February 2024

9°C (48 °F)
7°C (45 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 29th of February 2024

9°C (48 °F)
6°C (43 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

The Lawns Guest House

0,4 mi
97 London Road
DN22 7EB Retford
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Ye Olde Bell

3,4 mi
Barnby Moor
DN22 8QS Retford
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: 7:00 - 22:30
Weekend: 7:00 - 22:30

Best Western Plus West Retford Hotel

0,5 mi
24 North Road
DN22 7XG Retford
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


4,7 mi
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

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Retford Railways 1997

Published: July 19, 2009
Length: 16:25 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Richard Deas

1997 was a year of transition on the East Coast Mainline as GNER took over the running of trains between London and The North. The very attractive BR InterCity livery was replaced by, some...

Retford Railways 1999

Published: July 19, 2009
Length: 33:41 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Richard Deas

Plenty of preserved action through Retford during 1999 especially during the May Day Bank Holiday weekend when some of the remaining legendary Deltic locomotives were back in action. Also...

BITTERN at Retford on 25th July 2009

Published: July 25, 2009
Length: 18:55 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Richard Deas

Returning to London Kings Cross from York, Ex LNER A4 Pacific 60019 BITTERN speeds through Retford station with 'The Brighton Belle'. This was the first mainline outing of the locomotive with...

Retford Charter Day 2008 Part 1

Published: May 05, 2008
Length: 22:04 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: nottsnet

Scenes from Retford Charter Day, 5 May 2008. Featuring walkabouts through the funfair in Retford's Market Square, and the charity stalls in Retford's town centre.

A 5 Minute Drive around Retford

Published: December 23, 2014
Length: 00:21 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: DN21Media

A 5 minute drive around Retford in Nottinghamshire.

Trains through Retford August 5th 2011

Published: August 06, 2011
Length: 32:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: woodhouse122b

Video Recorded 5th august 2011.I Had an hour at retford (Between 1pm and 2pm) waiting for the train back home to sheffield,and whilst there was nothing spectacular it was nice to see a top...

Retford Charter Day 2008 Part 6

Published: May 05, 2008
Length: 32:10 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: nottsnet

Scenes from Retford Charter Day, 5 May 2008. Featuring the Retford Lions' Charity Duck Race on the River Idle, with 2000 plastic ducks.

Dcc sound-fitted EM gauge layout.

Published: November 20, 2011
Length: 31:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ICorinthiansx111

Some views of my EM gauge DCC layout showing the sound chipped locos in operation. Locos have been re-wheeled with wheelsets from Ultrascale, rolling stock has had existing wheels wideneed....

Cam Ping - In Whitby lad.

Published: August 16, 2013
Length: 51:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: HarryBrew69

Just a few shots of our camping trip by the sea. No homebrew in this one I'm afraid.

How to make Ricotta Cheese from Whey

Published: January 25, 2013
Length: 28:00 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: HarryBrew69

The whey from 15 litres of raw milk, that was used to make a Caerphilly cheese, also gives us 350 g of Ricotta cheese using an old Italian method.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Retford (also known as East Retford) is a market town in Nottinghamshire in the East Midlands of England, located 31 miles from the city of Nottingham, and 23 miles west of Lincoln, in the district of Bassetlaw. The town is situated in a valley with the River Idle and the Chesterfield Canal running through the centre of the town. The village of Ordsall is a suburb of the town, divided from Retford by the River Idle and the East Coast Main Line railway.

Located at 53.3223, -0.939047 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Market towns in Nottinghamshire, Bassetlaw, Towns in Nottinghamshire, Post towns in the DN postcode area

East Retford Rural District

East Retford was a rural district in Nottinghamshire, England from 1894 to 1974. It was formed under the Local Government Act 1894 from East Retford rural sanitary district. It entirely surrounded Retford, which was a municipal borough itself. In 1935 it took in the area of the Misterton Rural District under a County Review Order. The district survived until 1974 when it was abolished under the Local Government Act 1972.

Located at 53.35, -0.92 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of England created by the Local Government Act 1894, Districts of England abolished by the Local Government Act 1972, History of Nottinghamshire, Rural districts of England

Jamia Al-Karam

Jamia Al-Karam is a Muslim boarding school and Islamic Studies College situated in Eaton, UK which was established in 1985 by Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada, to cater for the educational of British Muslims. Graduates of Jamia Al-Karam are offered admission into the third year of Al-Azhar University’s BA degree courses. In 1995, Jamia Al-Karam moved to its current location in Retford, Nottinghamshire, where Pirzada launched a new project, the Al-Karam Secondary School.

Located at 53.2952, -0.9313 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Educational institutions established in 1985, Independent schools in Nottinghamshire, Boys' schools in Nottinghamshire, Boarding schools in Nottinghamshire, Islamic schools in England

Districts of the same city

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
East Retford, رتفورد