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The HopBarn Bird hunt

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Kingfisher - Carriages Cafe
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The HopBarn is hosting a bird related postcard hunt based on the bird sighted on this land since 2009. There are 12 to collect and those who successful in completing this collection is entitled to claim 2 free tickets to our Autumn Arts trail - Living Landscape as well as other offers and discounts by participating collaborators.

List of prizes to collect

Email us @info@thehopbarn.org.uk a photo of yourself holding all 12 postcards and inform us which prize you would to collect from the choices below. For tickets for our Autumn arts trail, choose a date and time slot. For discount vouchers or free drink, a digital voucher will be emailed to you to present at the shop.

2 free tickets to

our Autumn Arts trail.

10% off discount at Southwell Gallery

Claim a free drink at one of our live music event

Start the Bird hunt!

Look below for locations

Located on King St., Southwell, Mui Mui is a boutique gift shop specialising in toys, clothes and beautiful educational toys for babies and toddlers.

Lookout for her post blush pink front and enter to request for a House Martin postcard.

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House Martin

Delichon urbicum

UK Conservation: Amber

Natural habitats: Farmland, Urban and suburban, Wetland

Enter here to collect a House Martin

Our toys

Conveniently situated in Newark Castle station. This grade II listed station was built in the Italianate style in 1846 and has been sympathetically restored to its former glory.

They offer a wide variety of menus from takeout tapas to Gourmet hampers.

Their community cafe also supports those in need through this difficult times. To volunteer and to help towards their cause, click here.

Kingfisher

Alcedo atthis

UK Conservation: Amber

Natural habitats: Farmland, Marine & intertidal, Urban and suburban, Wetland

Enter here and collect a Kingfisher

Our Menu

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Located on King St. is a music shop offering musical instruments and accessories such as acoustic guitars, ukuleles, violins, tambourines as well as fabulous prints on canvas and vinyl records. You will be spoilt for choices with 4,000 vinyl titles to choose from.

or...

Fancy having a go with a new instrument? Step in and book a lesson on the guitar or the ukulele!

Bullfinch

Pyrrhula pyrrhula

UK Conservation: Amber

Natural habitats: Woodland, Farmland, Urban and suburban

Enter here and collect Bullfinch

Our instruments

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MHA, established in 1989, is the largest charity care provider for older people across the UK.

There are now over 50 Live at Home Schemes, enabling older people to maintain their independence and live more fulfilled lives, to relieve social isolation and encourage older people to take an active part in the communities. 

To volunteer, click here.

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Blue Tit

Yaniestes caeruleus

UK Conservation: Green

Natural habitats: Woodland, Farmland, Urban and suburban

lorum ipsum

lorum ipsum

Located @ Southwell Memorial Park, or by the popular playground, you can find Nellie at the Park. She serves hot & cold drinks, with light snacks, free fruit and water for kids! There is also
water and treats for dogs. Just the perfect recharge for parents while their little ones deplete their batteries.

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House Sparrow

Passer domesticus

UK Conservation: Green

Natural habitats: Farmland, Grassland, Heathland, Urban & suburban, Wetland

Find me

Our menu

Situated just 2 miles from the historical Minster Town of Southwell, The HopBarn offers a secluded get away for anyone wishing to experience the English countryside.

The HopBarn also supports artists from various disciplines, to give them space and quiet contemplation towards their practice.

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Barn Owl

Tyto alba

UK Conservation: Green

Natural habitats: Farmland, Grassland, Marine and intertidal, Wetland

Beyond our front door is private access to an abundance of wildlife.

The HopBarn offers 3 large bedrooms (2 ensuite) with self-contained kitchen and living spaces.

Kestrel

Falco tinnunculus

UK Conservation: Amber

Natural habitats: Farmland, Grassland, Heathland

lorum ipsum

lorum ipsum

Blackbird

Turdus merula

UK Conservation: Green

Natural habitats: Woodland, Farmland, Grassland, Urban and suburban

lorum ipsum

lorum ipsum

Yellow Wagtail

Motacilla flava

UK Conservation: Red

Natural habitats: Farmland, Grassland, Wetland

lorum ipsum

lorum ipsum

Lapwing

Vanellus vanellus

UK Conservation: Red

Natural habitats: Farmland, Grassland, Marine and intertidal, Upland, Wetland

lorum ipsum

lorum ipsum

Linnet

Linaria cannabina

UK Conservation: Red

Natural habitats: Farmland, Grassland, Heathland, Urban and suburban

lorum ipsum

lorum ipsum

Skylark

Aluda arvensis

UK Conservation: Red

Natural habitats: Farmland, Grassland, Heathland, Marine and intertidal, Upland

lorum ipsum

lorum ipsum

In the next few weeks, 12 bird postcards will fly from The Hopbarn to make a new home in different locations. Can you find them all?