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The Lord Nelson Inn

(40 Guest Reviews)

Guest Ratings

  • 28
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Review Summary

  • Rooms 4.4
  • Value 4.7
  • Friendliness 4.9
  • Cleanliness 4.9
  • Facilities 4.5
  • Service 4.9
  • Location 4.4

Review Overall Rating

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The Lord Nelson Inn Information


The Lord Nelson Inn was purchased by Richard, Margaret and Joan Cotterill in 2004. Since then the Inn has been extensively renovated and modernised. We have been awarded 4 Stars by Visit Britain every year since we opened. Meals are served from 6.00pm - 8.30pm on Wednesday and Thursday evenings, 6.00pm - 9.00pm on Friday and Saturday evenings, and from 12.00-3.00pm on Sundays. Breakfast for guests is served from 8.00am to 9.30am. Brands stocked include Guinness, Aspall's, Greene King IPA, East Coast IPA, Abbot Ale, Fosters, Staropramen, Pravha and San Miguel. Both our double rooms are en-suite and have LCD TV with Freeview, hot drinks tray, hair dryer and alarm clock.

Cleaning and safety

  • Disinfected between stays
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing


  • Bar
  • Free WiFi internet
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi internet
  • Garden
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • Designated smoking area
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property


  • On-site parking
  • Free parking


  • Cooked breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • English/Irish breakfast

Activities and Experiences

  • Bird watching
  • Boating
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Walking


  • Check in
    16:00 22:00
    Early check-in available on request
  • Check out
  • Child Policy
    Adults preferred
  • Smoking Policy
    No smoking
  • Pets
    No pets, Pets by arrangement
  • Parties Allowed
    Parties not allowed
Booking Terms and Conditions


Both our guest rooms are situated upstairs on the first floor. The staircase has a handrail. Downstairs is generally all on the same level, but being an old building there are a few steps.


  • Road from A1 North (5.0 miles)
    If travelling north on the A1, leave at the junction for Newark on Trent and Lincoln (A46). At the roundabout take the first exit towards Lincoln (A46) and keep in the left hand lane. Filter left at the next roundabout and continue on the A46 towards Lincoln. At the next roundabout take the first exit towards Collingham and Gainsborough (A1133). Travel through the villages of Langford and Collingham. Besthorpe is 2 miles after Collingham and we are situated on the left hand side of the road.
  • Road from A1 South (13.0 miles)
    If travelling south on the A1, leave at the Markham Moor exit signposted Lincoln A57. Take the second exit at the roundabout and head towards Lincoln (A57). Stay on this road, crossing the toll bridge at Dunham on Trent for about 7 miles. After crossing the toll bridge take the first right after about half a mile signposted North Clifton and Collingham. The village of Besthorpe is reached after about 5 miles and we are situated on the right-hand side of the road.

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