Places to Visit

Places to Visit

Scrooby will probably only take an hour or two of your time, so here are some recommendations for places to visit in the region around Scrooby.

Footpaths around Scrooby

The best way to see the landscape around Scrooby is to walk. See footpaths for more information.


The King William pub at Scaftworth is a great country pub. Edward and Samantha Burnell serve good food and fantastic beer. Hours are erratic so ring to check.

Barrow Hills and Harwell Woods

A SSSI dry sandy hillside landscape and extensive woodland footpaths around this prominant landmark.

Jane Hamlyns Pottery, Everton

Based on the south east of Everton. Jane has a small pottery shop next her kiln and workshop.

See the website of this world-renown saltglaze potter. Jane Hamlyn's pottery is a couple of miles away from Scrooby.

Goachers Fruit Farm, North Wheatley

It's a real treat to go and pick your own cherries from the tree. Strawberries, raspberries and other soft fruit is also fantastic.


Pub, view, Eighteenth Century landscape

Tuxford Windmill

A working windmill which still mills wheat and other grains for sale. The Windmill has a tea room, and you can look around the inside of the mill. See The breadmaking course run from the windmill's site is fantastic and well worth attending.