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Pictures of Nottinghamshire

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About the county of Nottinghamshire

The county of Nottinghamshire is situated in the central regions of England and is divided into eight districts. The city of Nottingham is the birthplace of D.H Lawrence, the famous author but is more famously known for the legends of Robin Hood and Sherwood Forrest, which was once a royal hunting forrest. Nottingham Old Market Square is the biggest market square in Britain and holds an annual Goose Fair, one of Europe's largest travelling fairs dating back to 1541 where you can experience everything from white-knuckle rides to Victorian side stalls. The oldest pub in England resides in Nottingham and dates back to 1189 AD. The Jerusalem Inn is so named as it was visited by the knights on their travels to the crusades in the Holy Land, Many of the interior rooms are caves carved from the rock.

Recommended towns & villages to visit in Nottinghamshire

Old town hall, Mansfield, Notts

Mansfield (69 Pictures)

During the war, both Mansfield and the surrounding region provided sanctuary for Midlander's fleeing the destruction of Hitler's bombs...

Market Place and St Mary Magdalen Church in Newark-on-Trent - June 2005

Newark-on-Trent (92 Pictures)

As it's name implies, this town enjoys a fine position on the River Trent. The great castle where King John died in 1216 lies in ruins on the banks of the river...

St Mary's Church, Nottingham

Nottingham (209 Pictures)

The City of Nottingham is famed for fine lace, the romance of Maid Marion and Robin Hood and as the birthplace of the founder of the Salvation Army, General William Booth (1829-1912)...

Southwell Minster, Nottinghamshire

Southwell (42 Pictures)

Southwell, surrounded by lovely open countryside, offers an interesting choice of guest accommodation and has a good range of shops, inns and restaurants...

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Recommended attractions in Nottinghamshire

Newark Castle, Nottinghamshire

Newark Castle (45 Pictures)

The romantic ruins of this once glorious castle were left to fall into further disrepair following the ravages of the English.....

The Lake

Rufford Country Park (23 Pictures)

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