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  • Top Ten Beer Gardens in Nottinghamshire to Visit After Lockdown

    Top Ten Beer Gardens in Nottinghamshire to Visit After Lockdown

    Outdoor drinking and dining are set to return from 12 April (if the easing of lockdown restrictions proceeds as set out in the Government's roadmap) and if you’re already imagining that first sip of freshly poured beer or sipping a cool cocktail in the sunshine, we’ve compiled a guide to our favourite beer gardens in Nottinghamshire for post-lockdown inspiration and planning.

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  • A Nottingham Photo Walk

    A Nottingham Photo Walk

    Whether you’re a photography pro, a camera amateur or you just want to get that killer shot for Instagram, Nottingham is a great place to get some superb snaps. The city is pretty as a picture, with a huge variety of beautiful architecture and new and intriguing things to discover around every corner, so why not check out our photo walk for some inspiration?

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  • Winter Walks in Nottinghamshire

    Winter Walks in Nottinghamshire

    Nottingam and Nottinghamshire are stunning at this time of year and a frosty walk can be just the tonic to combat seasonal blues or rouse you from your festive stupor on Christmas Day. Wrap up cosy and take a wander around one of the county's country parks, canals or our iconic Sherwood Forest.

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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 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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