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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

The lake in Arnot Hill Park, Arnold, Nottinghamshire

Arnold (7 Pictures)

This is an attractive part of Nottingham, at its heart is the splendid church dedicated to St. Mary, a place of worship for over one thousand years...

St Peter & St Paul Church  - Gringley on the Hill, Nottinghamshire

Gringley on the Hill (4 Pictures)

This charming hill-top village lies in spacious countryside close to the Chesterfield Canal. It shows an abundance of picturesque red-brick properties including out lying farms with ancient barns and dovecotes...

Highfields

Nottingham (210 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)...

Trowell, Nottinghamshire

Trowell (3 Pictures)

Modern day history records that this was the village chosen as The Festival of Britain Village, at the time it was considered to epitomise the spirit of British rural community life...

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Recommended attractions in Nottinghamshire

The Park

Burntstump Country Park (4 Pictures)

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The D H Lawrence Birthplace Museum, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire

D H Lawrence Birthplace Museum (2 Pictures)

Admirers of D.H.Lawrence (1885-1930) should visit this place, the great 20th-century writer and poet once said of it " The scene.....

On a Roll

Holme Pierrepont Country Park (4 Pictures)

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