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Go Ape Sherwood Pines

Sherwood Pines, Edwinstowe, Mansfield NG21 9JH, United Kingdom

Greensmill Science Museum

Green's Windmill and Science Centre, Windmill Lane, Sneinton, Nottingham, UK

Southwell Minster

Southwell Minster, Church Street, Southwell, Nottinghamshire NG25 0HD, UK

Sherwood Pines

Sherwood Pines, Edwinstowe, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, UK

Newstead Abbey

Newstead Abbey, Newstead Village, UK

Sundown Adventureland

Sundown Adventureland, Treswell Road, Rampton, Retford, UK

Holme Pierrepont Country Park

Holme Pierrepont Country Park, home of The National Water Sports Centre, Adbolton Lane, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham, UK

National Justice Museum

National Justice Museum, High Pavement, Nottingham, UK

White Post Farm

White Post Farm, Mansfield Road, Farnsfield, Newark, UK

Sherwood Forest Art And Craft Centre

Sherwood Forest Art & Craft Centre, Forest Corner, Edwinstowe, Mansfield, UK

Mr Mulligan’s Pirate Golf

Mr Mulligan's Pirate Golf Nottingham, Ramsdale Park Golf Centre, Oxton Road, Calverton, Nottingham, UK

Bassetlaw Museum

Bassetlaw Museum, Retford, UK

The National Holocaust Centre and Museum

The National Holocaust Centre and Museum, Acre Edge Road, Laxton, Newark, UK

Papplewick Pumping Station

Papplewick Pumping Station, Rigg Lane, Ravenshead, Nottingham, UK

Information about Nottinghamshire


Nottinghamshire, located in the East Midlands of England, is known for its rich history, vibrant culture, and modern vibrancy. Its county town, Nottingham, stands as a dynamic hub, boasting historical landmarks, a thriving arts scene, and an abundance of recreational offerings.

The tale of Nottinghamshire is woven into the fabric of legends, with the iconic Sherwood Forest standing as a testament to its medieval folklore. This ancient woodland, home to the legendary outlaw Robin Hood, invites visitors to explore its lush trails and discover the fabled Major Oak, symbolising resilience and enduring history.

Nottingham, as the county town, showcases historical landmarks, a thriving arts scene, and numerous recreational offerings. The imposing Nottingham Castle overlooks the city, housing a museum and art gallery that delve into the region’s heritage and contemporary creativity. Meanwhile, the historic Lace Market, with its narrow streets and Victorian architecture, adds elegance to the urban landscape.

Beyond its historical treasures, Nottinghamshire offers a plethora of activities and attractions. Vibrant shopping districts, such as the intu Victoria Centre, cater to diverse tastes, while an eclectic range of restaurants and cafes showcase the county’s culinary prowess. The Nottingham Playhouse and the Royal Concert Hall provide entertainment, with a variety of performances, from world-class plays to musical concerts and other variety acts.

Outdoor enthusiasts find solace in the scenic landscapes that Nottinghamshire boasts. The meandering River Trent, picturesque canals, and expansive parks provide ample opportunities for leisurely walks, cycling, and boating. Adventure seekers can explore treetop challenges at Go Ape, or take a leisurely cruise along the Nottingham Canal.

With a calendar brimming with events and festivals, Nottinghamshire ensures there’s always something happening. From Nottingham’s annual Goose Fair to the cultural celebrations at the Riverside Festival, the county embraces diversity and community spirit.

In Nottinghamshire, the past meets the present, offering boundless possibilities for exploration and enjoyment. Whether delving into history, indulging in cultural pursuits, or relishing outdoor adventures, Nottinghamshire promises a vibrant experience.

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