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4.7/5 from 35 Reviews

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  • Restaurant
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The Dovecote Inn

(35 Guest Reviews)

Guest Ratings

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Review Summary

  • Rooms 4.8
  • Value 4.7
  • Friendliness 5.0
  • Cleanliness 4.9
  • Facilities 4.7
  • Service 4.9
  • Location 4.8

Review Overall Rating

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The Dovecote Inn Information


Here at The Dovecote you will find a lovely, traditional country pub with an excellent reputation throughout Nottinghamshire and beyond, well respected for: Fine home-cooked food using the finest local ingredients. An excellent selection of cask ales. Fine wines. An extensive selection of beers, spirits and soft drinks. All served in a warm relaxed atmosphere by our friendly attentive team. We have two letting rooms at The Dovecote. They have recently been completely refurbished with new bathrooms, and are situated in a pretty barn conversion opposite the pub premises.


  • Bar
  • BBQ/Picnic area
  • Free WiFi internet
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Bike lock-up
  • WiFi internet


  • On-site parking
  • Free parking

Children's Facilities

  • Children's menu
  • Highchairs

Business Facilities

  • Desk working station


  • Continental breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Activities and Experiences

  • Animal watching
  • Bird watching
  • Clay pigeon shooting
  • Cycling
  • Fine dining
  • Horse racing
  • Mountain biking
  • Walking


Unfortunately because of the access to the accommodation, via the stairs it is not suitable for wheelchair access.


Check in: 14:00 till 22:00
Early check-in available on request
Check out: 10:00
Late check-out available on request
Child Policy: Children welcome
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Pets: No pets
Accommodation type: Inn
Booking Terms and Conditions


  • Road from A1 South (5.0 miles)
    From A1 :- (At Markham Moor roundabout) Take exit signposted B1164 (Ollerton). At roundabout take 4th exit - follow signs for B1164 Ollerton, at next roundabout follow signs for Ollerton keep on road for approx 2 miles into centre of Tuxford. After pedestrian crossing turn first right and then immediately right into Newcastle Street (sign posted Egmanton) keep on this road for about 2 1/2 miles through Egmanton village and on to Laxton. The Dovecote Inn is situated on the left hand
  • Road from A1 North (5.0 miles)
    From A1 North:- Take A6075 exit signposted Ollerton (Tuxford). Take second left (just before "T" junction) onto Newcastle Street (signposted Egmanton) Keep on this road for approx 2 1/2 miles through Egmanton village and on to Laxton. The Dovecote Inn is situated on the left hand side of the juction of Main Street and Moorehouse Road
  • Road from Ollerton A614 (5.0 miles)
    At the main roundabout (McDonalds and Big Fish) take exit sign posted Ollerton/Tuxford stay on this road following signs for Tuxford. Pass through Boughton and at sharp right hand bend see sign for Laxton & Holocaust Centre, turn right and continue under bridge. Stay on this country road untill reaching Laxton. The Dovecote Inn is at the main intersection of the village


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