Resident-friendly days out near our Mansfield care home

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Here at Lidder Care we know that finding a day out can be tough when potentially being restricted by mobility issues. Whether it’s to enjoy the local area, to help with your mental health or simply to get your body moving, a good day out can be beneficial to everybody.


Our top resident friendly days out in Mansfield


Knowing how important a good day out is when spending time in a care home, we have put together a list of our favourite resident friendly days out in Mansfield for everybody to enjoy.


Mansfield Town Centre

Fancy an afternoon of shopping or taking in the local architecture? Mansfield town centre is a great choice for those looking to take things a bit slower. With lots of shops available you can have a leisurely wander around at whatever pace suits you.

Perhaps you fancy an afternoon tea, or some lunch in Mansfield? There are many cafes and restaurants available in Mansfield with a large variety of menu choices making it suitable for all ages. At just a 3 minute drive away from our Newgate Lodge Care home here in Mansfield, it’s perfect for those struggling with mobility.


Sherwood Pines

One of the midlands most well-known forests, Sherwood Pines is perfect for all ages. With beautiful landscapes and trails for all abilities, it’s clear to see why it is one of the most loved woodland areas in Mansfield.

There really is something for everyone at Sherwood Pines, so don’t worry if you may be restricted to wheelchair access, or perhaps you’re just a bit unsteady on your feet? With multiple trails you can find an area to enjoy the lovely woodland landscape on offer at Sherwood.

Admiring the views from the security of indoors more your style? Try enjoying the treats on offer at the Sherwood Pines cafe. Open 7 days a week, it is the perfect place to sit back and enjoy the forest and perhaps even a homemade cake or hot drink whilst you’re there.


Mansfield Museum

Mansfield museum is the perfect place for a quiet day out in Mansfield. Friendly for all ages, this award winning museum is an eyeopener into the industrial history of the local area. With temporary exhibitions changing often there is always something new to see and explore.

Great on a rainy day, Mansfield Museum is a lovely choice for those wanting to take a afternoon learning more about the town you call home, or perhaps you have family visiting? This is a great place for families of all ages, with lots of interactive displays and activities for children to do.


Hardwick Hall

Hardwick Hall is a national trust owned building, that makes a perfect day out on a sunny afternoon. An Elizabethan house developed by the Devonshire family in the late 1500s, the estate is surrounded by woodland walks and gardens with picturesque views.

With gardens anyone would envy, Hardwick Hall is a lovely place to explore on those warmer days. Only a 20 minute drive from New Gate Lodge, and open 7 days a week, why not take advantage of this glorious day out on your doorstep.

Why not stop off in the Great Barn restaurant or gift shop on the way out? With locally produced products it’s the perfect place to look for a keepsake of your time at Hardwick Hall. Or simply enjoy your time at the cafe, with seasonal menus changing often, there’s always something to keep everyone happy.


Looking for a residential home in Mansfield?

We would love to welcome you to our residential care home in Mansfield, Newgate Lodge Care Home. If you would like to know more about our rooms or facilities, please do get in touch and our lovely team would be more than happy to answer any questions you have.