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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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Old town hall, Mansfield, Notts

Mansfield (69 Pictures)

During the war, both Mansfield and the surrounding region provided sanctuary for Midlander's fleeing the destruction of Hitler's bombs...

Beams

Papplewick (7 Pictures)

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

Sherwood Forest near Worksop

Worksop (223 Pictures)

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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Recommended attractions in Nottinghamshire

The Park

Burntstump Country Park (4 Pictures)

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Newark Castle

Newark Castle (45 Pictures)

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

The Lake

Rufford Country Park (23 Pictures)

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