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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

River Trent Beeston, Nottinghamshire, looking towards Clifton.

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...

Trees and flowers

Collingham (7 Pictures)

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...

Beams

Papplewick (7 Pictures)

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

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

July 2010

Clumber Country Park (133 Pictures)

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

The D H Lawrence Birthplace Museum, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire

D H Lawrence Birthplace Museum (2 Pictures)

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

The Lake

Rufford Country Park (23 Pictures)

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Southwell Minster, Nottingham

Southwell Minster (39 Pictures)

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

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