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  • Quirky Dates Ideas to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

    Quirky Dates Ideas to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

    If you’re not one to usually celebrate Valentine’s Day or are simply looking for something a little different to do with your other half this year, then look no further. We’ve pulled together a few special events and attractions in Nottinghamshire that we think may be right up your street when it comes to romance with a twist.

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  • Sonic Moves

    10 Free Things To Do in Nottinghamshire This February Half Term

    Spring half term is on its way, and for many parents out there that means keeping the kids entertained for a whole week! While there are lots of events happening during the school break, and tonnes of things to do in and around Nottinghamshire, it can easily become an expensive week.

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  • Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

    Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

    If you're struggling to work out the perfect treat to give your beau, never fear. Nottinghamshire has a plethora of independent shopping gems that are just waiting to be discovered, so read on and get inspired!

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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 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 is the Mayflower Pilgrims’ connection to Nottinghamshire 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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  • Creswell Crags Cave

    Rock Art Tour at North Nottinghamshire Gem, Creswell Crags

    An enclosed limestone gorge on the edge of north Nottinghamshire, Creswell Crags is a natural beauty that’s not to be missed! The Visit Nottinghamshire marketing team was lucky enough to be invited along to the Crags recently to experience the popular Rock Art tour.

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    10 Historical Hidden Gems You Might Not Have Visited in Nottinghamshire

    While Nottingham is home to many country estates and major historical attractions such as Sherwood Forest, Newstead Abbey and Wollaton Hall, be sure not to miss the many smaller museums dotted around the county! Next time you're visiting outside of the city, why not pay a visit to support these treasured local attractions and learn some fascinating history as you go!

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