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Nottinghamshire is a county in the East Midlands region of England and is one of the UK's top destinations for cottage holidays and luxury lodge rentals. When visiting the region you can sample fine dining at Michelin star restaurants, shop with high street favourites and unique independents and enjoy local produce in traditional market towns.

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THINGS TO DO IN Nottinghamshire

Home of legendary outlaw Robin Hood, dynamic culture, rich history and sporting glory, Nottinghamshire is one of the UK's top destinations, and a warm welcome always awaits. Whether you visit Nottinghamshire for a weekend break or a day out with the kids at top attractions, you can see world class sport, amazing live performances, excellent nightlife and cutting-edge art in outstanding venues. Taste fine dining at Michelin star restaurants, shop at high street favourites and unique independents, and enjoy local produce in traditional market towns

Newark on Trent

Newark on Trent is a market town that is host to one of the most beautiful Georgian market squares in the UK. Popular for its role in the English Civil War, one of the town's principle noteworthy attractions is Newark Castle. The manor was a Royalist fortification yet its key position on the banks of the River Trent implied that the stronghold has been seriously harmed throughout the years.


Mansfield is Nottinghamshire's biggest Market Town located on the edge of Sherwood Forest. When venturing into Mansfield town centre where you will be greeted with an excellent shopping experience. The market here is still a very vibrant place for traders and remains at the heart of the town centre. A wide variety of shops and a wealth of attractions close by, Mansfield remains a popular and proud place for many residents.


Amongst the UK’s top-ten favourite places for a city break, Nottingham has the shops, dining, entertainment and culture that you demand of a historic destination. The modern city centre has been pedestrianised and is easy to get around on foot. Nottingham also has the kind of attractions that don’t come along very often, like the Galleries of Justice, which gives you the chance to tour a Victorian gaol and courtroom, where people were sentenced and executed.


Northamptonshire boasts the full flavoured stout traditionally brewed for the frosty dark night of the midwinter solstice by Hoggleys Brewery and the handmade cupcakes by Angelina Cupcake, as well as the delicious, award-winning Brixworth Pâté. Sophie Grigson, one of Britain's best-loved cookery writers and presenters, is a former resident of the county. Eateries include The Church Bar & Restaurant in Northampton.


The county of Nottinghamshire is in the East Midlands, conveniently situated in the heart of central England. There are excellent air, rail and road links to the city of Nottingham as well as neighbouring towns such as Mansfield, Newark, Retford, Southwell, Worksop and the surrounding areas. Getting around the county couldn’t be easier whether it be by car or using the many public transport options available. Nottingham is a compact city which means that visitors can get around easily on foot or by using the modern tram system. In 2010 Nottingham was named England’s least car dependent city.