Enjoy a semi-rural location at Westwoodside. A village in the civil parish of Haxey, it is home to its own primary school and has a range of new build and traditional properties, from small to large, and offers good transport links around the area.
THINGS TO DO
There is a Westwoodside fisheries for fishing, a playing field and a number of country walks in the area. Alternative options include places like the Dome in Doncaster for family fun and the nearby market town of Epworth.
EATING & DRINKING
Westwoodside is home to a traditional village pub - Carpenters Arms - and neighbouring Haxey has Kings Arms, The Loco and The Duke William. The latter two serve Indian and pub grub respectively. The village is also home to the China Kitchen takeaway.
The village is home to a hairdressers and salon, car garage and Westwoodside stores - a convenience shop. Haxey has a Co-operative Food and nearby Doncaster offers a range of shopping options, including the Lakeside Village Shopping Outlet.
The village has its own primary school with the Westwoodside Church of England Academy and South Axholme Academy is the secondary school, three miles away.
Just 10 minutes to Epworth, around half an hour to Doncaster, Gainsborough and Scunthorpe and just less than an hour to Sheffield, it is a small village with good transport links. The M18 and M180 links make it fairly popular and Robin Hood Airport is less than eight miles west.
In the civil parish of Haxey, Westwoodside was made up of Park, Newbigg, Nethergate, Upperthorpe and Commonside years ago. It was described in 1870 as a small village with a population of 626. Today it is mainly a commuter village.
DID YOU KNOW?
The Westwoodside community is involved in the Haxey Hood game that has run for more than 700 years.