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Pictures of Nottinghamshire

Exploring the most picturesque & historic places to visit in the county of Nottinghamshire, England.

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 Green Man, Dovecote Lane Park

Beeston (270 Pictures)

in the county of Nottinghamshire

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...

The Grey Horse pub, one of three pubs in the village of Collingham, Nottinghamshire.

Collingham (7 Pictures)

in the county of Nottinghamshire

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...

Trowell, Nottinghamshire

Trowell (3 Pictures)

in the county of Nottinghamshire

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 to visit in Nottinghamshire

July 2010

Clumber Country Park (148 Pictures)

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

The ruins of Newark Castle on the banks of the River Trent. Newark on Trent, Nottinghamshire.

Newark Castle (47 Pictures)

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

The Great Oak, Sherwood Forest

Sherwood Forest (39 Pictures)

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Young Buck

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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