Tuxford is a market town, a township and a parish within the parliamentary borough of East Retford. It lies 137 miles north of London, 28 miles north-east of Nottingham city and 7 miles south-east of Retford. The parish covers 4,110 acres.
If you are planningg a visit:
Tuxford is split by the A1 at the intersection with the A6075 arterial road. You can head south from Retford or east from Ollerton or north from Newark on Trent.
There were three railway stations in Tuxford, but all are now closed.
The Orchard Park Caravan and Camping Park on Marnham Road might suit your needs for an overnight stay.
You can see pictures of Tuxford which are provided by:
On the manor grounds stands an old stone cross which was brought here and erected on 1 August 1798 to commemorate the victory of Admiral Nelson over Bonepart's fleet in the Battle of the Nile. The cross pre-dates the victory by about 100 years.
There is a marble tablet memorial in the parish church to Captain Charles Lawrence WHITE, 3rd Foot Guards, who was mortally wounded in a sortie from Bayonne on 14 April 1814.
There is a War Memorial cross in the south side of the churchyard to honour the men who died in World War I.
Barbara WHITEMAN has a photograph of the War Memorial on Pictures of England.