About Ravenshead

Ravenshead is seen as an affluent village in the East Midlands with higher-than-average property prices and a diverse population. Bordering Papplewick, Newstead Abbey and Blidworth, it also serves as a commuter village to Nottingham.

With its stunning grounds, Newstead Abbey, a 12th century grade 1 listed building and ancestral home of Lord Byron, is accessed from the village.

In the centre of the village there are several shops including a Sainsbury’s Local, a Nisa Convenience Store, chemist and takeaways and there is also a petrol station in the village on Longdale Lane. There are four pubs in the village: The Hutt, Little John, Sherwood Ranger, Larch Farm and an Indian restaurant Ve Raj.

Amenities include a large leisure centre with several tennis courts and football pitches

The village has two primary schools, Abbey Gates and Ravenshead C of E, while the secondary school most commonly attended by pupils from Ravenshead is Joseph Whitaker School in the neighbouring village of Rainworth.

Bus routes to Nottingham City Centre are provided by both Trent Barton and National Express. Ravenshead also has its own community bus service which stops at Kirkby and Blidworth.