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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

Winter sunset

Beeston (270 Pictures)

Beeston is mostly remarkable for being the place where the Ist Lord Trent started work in his mother's herbal shop at the age of 14...

A picture of Edwinstowe

Edwinstowe (9 Pictures)

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Newark Castle

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...

Southwell Abbey Ruins

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

Springtime in the Japanese Garden

Newstead Abbey (64 Pictures)

A beautiful historic house set in a glorious landscape of gardens and parkland within the heart of Nottinghamshire, England......

Blue Tit at Sherwood Forest, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

Sherwood Country Park (6 Pictures)

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