Ravenshead, Nottinghamshire

The lovely village of Ravenshead is a parish in the Gedling district of Nottinghamshire. It borders Papplewick, Newstead Abbey and Blidworth. It is a thriving area in the East Midlands with a diverse population of professional people, families, elderly residents and skilled workers.

Many are attracted to the area for its superb amenities, excellent schools and convenient commuter links to Nottingham, Mansfield, M1 and A1 motorways and train stations. The village and surrounding areas are well regarded by families wanting to move to an environment which is highly sought after for its safe and friendly lifestyle.


Ravenshead is home to the Longdale Lane Craft Centre. In the centre of the village there is also several shops including a newsagent, chemist and takeaways. There are four pubs in the village: The Hutt, Little John, Sherwood Ranger, Larch Farm and Indian restaurant Ve Raj. The village also has a large leisure centre surrounded by several tennis courts and football pitches.


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

Our developments

Newstead Abbey
Ravenshead Pub: The Hutt
Papplewick Pumping Station