A beautiful historic house set in a glorious landscape of gardens and parkland within the heart of Nottinghamshire. Founded as a monastic house in the late 12th century, Newstead was home to the poet Lord Byron between 1808 – 1814. Inside the Abbey there is much to explore including Victorian room settings, and the poets private apartments.
The gardens and parkland at Newstead Abbey cover more than 300 acres with paths that meander past lakes, ponds and waterfalls. The formal gardens are the perfect place to relax and offer something in all seasons from the bright colours of the rhododendrons in late spring to the Japanese maples in autumn.
Clumber Park is a country park in The Dukeries near Worksop in Nottinghamshire, England. The estate, which was the seat of the Pelham-Clintons, Dukes of Newcastle, was purchased by the National Trust in 1946. It is listed Grade I on the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens.
Clumber Park is over 3,800 acres in extent, including woods, open heath and rolling farmland. It contains the longest double avenue of lime trees in Europe.
Rufford Abbey is a country estate in Nottinghamshire, England, two miles south of Ollerton. Originally a Cistercian abbey, it was converted to a country house in the 16th century after the Dissolution of the Monasteries. Part of the house was demolished in the 20th century, but the remains, standing in 150 acres of park and woodland, are open to the public as Rufford Country Park. Part of the park is a local nature reserve.
The house is constructed of rubble, brick, dressed
stone and Ashlar with Ashlar dressings and plain tile roofs. It is Grade I listed and scheduled as an Ancient Monument.
Sherwood Pines Forest Park is a forest park located in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England. Originally called Clipstone Heath it was acquired by Forestry England in 1925 and planted with trees in response to a wood shortage after World War I. The park offers activities such as walking, bush-craft, mountain biking and there is a visitor centre.
The forest offers a visitor centre, walking, cycling, mountain biking, jogging, a par krun, orienteering, bush-craft, a cafe, a children & adventure trail, tree climbing, ranger activities, seg-way, a Robin Hood hideout and a raised walkway. It is the largest park in the East Midlands of England, with an area of 3,300 acres.
Southwell is a minster and market town in the district of Newark and Sherwood in Nottinghamshire, England. It includes Southwell Minster, the cathedral of the Anglican Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham.
A very beautiful place to visit with lovely local walks and cafes.
Robin Hoods Wheelgate Park is a 30 acre family theme park and water park in Farnsfield, Nottinghamshire, England. The park includes two large indoor play centres, a farm and a water park.
Family Fun Day Out is a great day out for all the family. Falconry, Animal Adventure + Many Rides & Attractions.
White Post Farm can provide a unique day out with plenty of opportunities to get up close to the animals!
The farm has more than 3,000 animals! These include classic farm animals such as cows, goats and pigs, as well as some more exotic animals such as llamas, wallabies and reptiles they love the attention and are all very friendly. You can feed the large animals, stroke the reptiles and even hold some small animals such as chicks and guinea pigs. Depending on the time of year, you can also bottle feed the lambs/goat kids, or feed the beautiful reindeer!
Sherwood Forest is a royal forest in Nottinghamshire, England, famous because of its historic association with the legend of Robin Hood. The area has been wooded since the end of the Last Glacial Period.
Sherwood forest once stretched from north Nottinghamshire, south to the deer park of bestwood and practically to the gates of Nottingham castle, follow the outlaw trail and discover modern day tourist attractions associated with the elusive ‘prince of thieves’