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  • Top Five Walks to Enjoy in Nottinghamshire this Autumn

    Top Five Walks to Enjoy in Nottinghamshire this Autumn

    The nights are drawing in, there’s a chill in the air... autumn has well and truly arrived. In the words of Albert Camus, autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower, and whether you're wandering amongst the ancient oaks of Sherwood Forest or along Europe’s longest avenue of Lime Trees at Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire has some spectacular spots to stretch your legs and embrace autumn's stunning seasonal displays.

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  • Enchanting Escapes in Robin Hood Country

    Enchanting Escapes in Robin Hood Country

    While the city offers its diverse culture of shopping, night life and international cuisine, sometimes what we really want is to escape the hustle and bustle and retreat into a calmer, slower way of life. Nottinghamshire has a great balance between urban cool and country charm, with the north of the county full of rolling hills, legendary forests and great activities. We've teamed up with Kayak to bring the best of Nottinghamshire to your doorstep.

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  • The Seven Wonders of the Heights of Abraham

    The Seven Wonders of the Heights of Abraham

    The Heights of Abraham is an extraordinary place of natural beauty, transformed into a unique visitor attraction for all the family. We take a look at the 'seven wonders' of the Heights of Abraham and just what makes this place so special.

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  • The Origins of the Mayflower Pilgrims Story in Nottinghamshire

    The Origins of the Mayflower Pilgrims Story in Nottinghamshire

    From a modest group of radical religious thinkers in the North Nottinghamshire countryside, to one of the most diverse and powerful nations today, today in our English Tourism Week celebration of Nottinghamshire's unique hertiage we're commemorating the story of the Mayflower Pilgrims.

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  • Robin Hood Statue

    Nottinghamshire's Most Picturesque and Selfie-worthy Statues and Sculptures

    Over the years Nottinghamshire has acquired numerous statues and sculptures, representing and remembering our legends and guardians. Whether you want to capture that perfect picture for your Instagram or just something to remember your visit by, this list is definitely worth a read to find out where our legendary statues and sculptures reside.

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    Nottinghamshire's Haunted Hot Spots

    As Halloween creeps closer, it’s time to get your skeletons out of the closet and uncover the wicked ways of Nottinghamshire. To make your October a bit more thrilling and just a little scarier we’ve put together a list with a top 10 of the most haunted places in Nottinghamshire. So read on if you’re up for a good fright.

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  • Walk in the footsteps of the Mayflower Pilgrims

    Walk in the footsteps of the Mayflower Pilgrims

    Most of us have heard about the Mayflower and its epic journey to the New World which took place in 1620, but not as many can say exactly what the Mayflower Pilgrims’ connection to Nottinghamshire is and how it all began.

    As part of this year’s English Tourism Week we’d like to bring the history to life and help you walk in the footsteps of the Mayflower Pilgrims, who are considered the founding fathers and mothers of the modern-day America.

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  • Mayflower Pilgrims Nottinghamshire

    Q&A with Dr Anna Scott on the Mayflower Pilgrims

    Pilgrim Country nestles on the crossroads of three English counties; Bassetlaw, south Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. It covers roughly 50 square miles of picturesque villages and charming market towns, where you can walk in the footsteps of our pioneering Mayflower Pilgrims. We sat down with Dr Anna Scott to learn more about the Mayflower Pilgrims and their connection to Nottinghamshire. Read on to find out the fascinating history of the Mayflower Pilgrims and the upcoming 400th year anniversary.

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  • Behind the Scenes at the National Justice Museum – Discovering its Hidden Gems

    Behind the Scenes at the National Justice Museum – Discovering its Hidden Gems

    It’s no secret that the National Justice Museum has, well, secrets. Just one step into the imposing entrance hall of this majestic building and you can feel seven centuries of history bearing down upon you. How many thousands of convicts have walked through these walls to find out their fate? And don’t even get us started on the dungeons and all of the terrible tales they have to tell.

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