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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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King Street, Nottingham - view from Market Square, May 2005

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

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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A garden of beauty

Newstead Abbey (64 Pictures)

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

The Lake

Rufford Country Park (23 Pictures)

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Wollaton Hall, Nottingham

Wollaton Hall (58 Pictures)

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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