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  • An interview with... Gandeys Circus ringmaster, Ryan Brown

    An interview with... Gandeys Circus ringmaster, Ryan Brown

    Here at Visit Notts HQ, we're practically doing cartwheels with excitement about seeing the spectacular Gandeys Circus - The Greatest Show Tour in Nottingham this autumn. We quizzed the ringmaster Ryan Brown on his career to date, pre-show rituals and what to expect from this year’s production… oh, and his favourite sandwich!

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  • Newstead Abbey in Nottinghamshire

    Seven things we love about the Notts attractions in the Lonely Planet’s Ultimate United Kingdom Travelist

    Most of us have heard the news by now that a whopping seven Nottinghamshire attractions made travel guide publisher Lonely Planet’s top 500 travel experiences in the UK. We’re feeling pretty smug about being recognised by such a large-scale, well-trusted publisher, and the broad range of attractions identified (from museums and nature reserves to heritage sites and pubs) is testament to the wonderful variety of what’s on offer here. 

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  • Top 10 interesting facts about Nottingham

    Top 10 interesting facts about Nottingham

    The beautiful city of Nottingham is often associated with angry sheriffs and outlaws. These cliches, however, have not been able to diminish its popularity and charm. The spirited city is always buzzing, primarily attributed to the presence of energetic students who have played a pivotal role in transforming Nottingham's music and club scene. 

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  • Newstead Abbey in Nottinghamshire

    Seven things we love about the Notts attractions in the Lonely Planet’s Ultimate United Kingdom Travelist

    Most of us have heard the news by now that a whopping seven Nottinghamshire attractions made travel guide publisher Lonely Planet’s top 500 travel experiences in the UK. We’re feeling pretty smug about being recognised by such a large-scale, well-trusted publisher, and the broad range of attractions identified (from museums and nature reserves to heritage sites and pubs) is testament to the wonderful variety of what’s on offer here. 

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  • Afternoon tea at Bramleys Brasserie Nottingham

    Afternoon Tea in the Sun at Bramleys Brasserie

    The weather has been very kind to us recently, so we were excited to venture into the heart of the University of Nottingham’s Park Campus, where Bramleys Brasserie in the De Vere Orchard Hotel is nestled. It was the perfect day for a picnic-themed afternoon tea; the sun was shining, it was a Friday afternoon and perhaps most importantly, we were feeling quite peckish!

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  • Robin Hood Festival 2019 Sherwood Forest Nottinghamshire

    A Day of Merriment at the Robin Hood Festival

    We were delighted to attend the launch of the 35th annual Robin Hood Festival today at the world-famous Sherwood Forest. It’s the first Robin Hood Festival taking place at the forest since the RSPB started managing this historic site, so we were excited to see what this year’s celebrations had to offer.

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  • go ape

    Unleashing our inner Robin Hood at Go Ape

    If ever there were a quintessentially Nottinghamshire-esque activity, Go Ape at Sherwood Pines has got to be it. Gallivanting through the trees at Sherwood Forest like a certain outlaw hero you may have heard of? You can’t get much more Nottinghamshire than this.

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