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Pictures of Nottinghamshire

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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 lovely village of Babbington, near Awsworth, Nottinghamshire.

Babbington (4 Pictures)

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...

View from Beeston square looking towards Beeston High Road, Beeston, Nottinghamshire.

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...

Sunset at 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...

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

Clumber Country Park, Worksop

Clumber Country Park (133 Pictures)

The peaceful landscape of this delightful country park gives visitors lovely summer memories of time spent ambling around.....

Rufford Abbey

Rufford Abbey (14 Pictures)

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Rufford Country Park (23 Pictures)

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