Visit Nottinghamshire, famous for the legendary Robin Hood, originally depicted in English folklore and featured in literature and blockbuster films. The county is rich in history, countryside and one of the most popular destinations to visit amongst UK tourists. Explore Sherwood Forest, the famous home of Robin Hood, an area of woodland and heathland stretching over 30 miles and wander through nature trails and walks. The 450-acre country park was designated a National Nature Reserve in 2002 and is home to a collection of ancient oak trees, bird species and plants.
For those interested in learning about the history and heritage of the county, Nottinghamshire’s Civil War trail includes important sites and landmarks across Nottingham, Southwell and Newark. The city of Nottingham is Nottinghamshire’s biggest city and is one of the UK’s most vibrant cities. Recognised for its dynamic culture, lively nightlife and creativity, Nottingham makes for a fun packed city break. The city has been labelled one of the UK’s top ten shopping destinations and combines a mix of stylish independent retailers, big brand favourites, vintage shops and specialist boutiques.
If you prefer sightseeing, Kelham Hall & Country Park is well worth the visit. Nestled within 42 acres of stunning parkland, this beautiful Victorian stately home is in the Trent Valley near Newark. There are tours around the Hall and grounds, as well as several family facilities to enjoy all year round. There is a café and restaurant on site, offering a large selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, a lunch menu, cakes and ice creams.
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