The three town centres in Ashfield; Hucknall, Kirkby and Sutton provide a great variety of shops and services, with low cost, easy to access parking.
Hucknall is a market town seven miles north of Nottingham.
The town has a range of national retail chains and independent stores, with a great variety of places to eat and drink.
The main high street was pedestrianised in 2017 which has transformed the town, putting the market back in the heart of the town on a Friday and Saturday. The town is famed as the final resting place of the poet Lord Byron with the grave located at St. Mary’s Magdalene Church.
Sutton in Ashfield
In Sutton you will find the Idlewells Shopping Centre and Market with a range of national retail brands and local independent stores, as well as regular events and activities. There is parking available within the centre or in one of several car parks in the town centre. The light and airy shopping centre has a huge range of products and services offered by a mix of over 45 independent and national retailers, including; Boots, JD Sports, Argos and New Look. You can enjoy fresh-cooked food and snacks in the Café Moda atrium café or opt for a quick bite at Cooplands or Greggs in the main centre. In the indoor market you will find Tony’s Café, a much loved mainstay of the market for over thirty years.
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There are over 30 stalls in the market, offering a range of goods and services including; fresh meat and pastries, takeaway food and drinks, café, fruit and veg, gifts and cards, bags, books, clothing, electrical appliances, mobile phone services and eyebrow threading.
Portland Square is at the heart of Sutton and is home to the outdoor market and a host of businesses.
Outram Street is one the oldest shopping areas in Ashfield, with several stores having been in business for over 50 years. You will find a number of specialist stores, ranging from electricals to baby clothing and accessories.
Kirkby in Ashfield
This small market town is well worth a visit, whether it’s to the variety of independent shops in the pedestrianised area and on the main high street and Kingsway, the library or Morrison’s supermarket in the heart of the town. There are plenty of places to find refreshments at the Regent and Nags Head pubs, the tea shops on Kingsway and Station Street and the local deli. The local market provides a variety of goods and produce on a Friday.
The East Midlands Designer Outlet is located on the edge of Ashfield. With 65 stores and 13 food and drink outlets there is plenty of choice. The centre is conveniently located for easy access from the M1 and A38 and there is a bus service from Mansfield, Derby and Chesterfield. The outlet is open late six days per week.