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About 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.
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The lake in Arnot Hill Park, Arnold, Nottinghamshire

Arnold

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...

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The lovely village of Babbington, near Awsworth, Nottinghamshire.

Babbington

This pretty Nottinghamshire village is situated around 7 miles from the centre of Nottingham. It is typical of rural England, with cottages interspersed along quiet leafy lanes...

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The Green Man, Dovecote Lane Park

Beeston

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...

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Rest a while

Collingham

This is a small Nottinghamshire village pleasantly located on the banks of the River Trent. It offers all the usual village amenities, church, couple of shops, butchers, newsagents and three public houses...

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A picture of Edwinstowe

Edwinstowe

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Sunset at Gringley on the Hill, Nottinghamshire

Gringley on the Hill

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...

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Cylinder with beam down.

Papplewick

This delightful village lies close to the forest made famous by the legendry Robin Hood and his sweetheart Maid Marian...

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Southwell Minster

Southwell

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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Trowell, Nottinghamshire

Trowell

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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Worksop

The dense spread of Worksop in Nottinghamshire meets with some seriously picturesque countryside, it is fortunate to be ringed by two rivers, the Clumber which borders Clumber Country Park, and the River Ryton...

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Historic Market Towns in Nottinghamshire
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The Park

Burntstump Country Park

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The D H Lawrence Birthplace Museum, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire

D H Lawrence Birthplace Museum

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

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On a Roll

Holme Pierrepont Country Park

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Newstead Abbey and Park Gardens

Newstead Abbey

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

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Nottingham Castle Museum grounds

Nottingham Castle Museum

This superb mansion containing Nottingham's museum and art gallery sits on a green and pleasant mound high above the city. It.....

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A Robin, Sherwood Forest, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

Sherwood Country Park

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Southwell Minster, Nottinghamshire

Southwell Minster

Historically a monastery was probably founded here in the 10th century, with the church being begun around 1108. The building.....

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Wollaton Park

Wollaton Hall

From the outside, Wollaton Hall could easily be mistaken for a grand Victorian mansion - even though it was built when Sir.....

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