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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

A picture of Edwinstowe

Edwinstowe (9 Pictures)

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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...

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...

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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Newark Castle, Nottinghamshire

Newark Castle (44 Pictures)

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

Newstead Abbey Ancestral Home of Lord Byron 6th

Newstead Abbey (64 Pictures)

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

Nottingham Castle Museum grounds

Nottingham Castle Museum (16 Pictures)

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

The Lake

Rufford Country Park (23 Pictures)

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