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  • Small Business Saturday 2019

    Discover Nottingham's Local Superstars This Small Business Saturday

    A grassroots campaign to support and celebrate all things independent, Small Business Saturday takes place on the first Saturday of December each year. For one day, why not boycott the big brands and bring genuine joy to someone by supporting their enterprises while picking up some great gifts or a treat for yourself in the process. 

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  • Southwell Minster Visit Nottinghamshire

    Visiting the Stunning Southwell Minster

    On a brisk autumnal morning, a Visit Nottinghamshire blogger headed out to a quaint north Nottinghamshire town to discover Southwell Minster, a 900-year old stone cathedral and one of the county's major heritage landmarks. 

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  • Trying out Zero Latency's mind-blowing Engineerium VR experience

    Trying out Zero Latency's mind-blowing Engineerium VR experience

    If someone asked you, “How would you like to walk around a dark room, blindfolded with a futuristic backpack on for 15 minutes”, what would you say? No? Let me rephrase that. How would you like to explore a world where up is down and down is up, where the laws of physics are optional, where flying whales and parrot rays have replaced the birds and glowing blue orbs guide you ultimately to an ancient alien temple?

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  • What's On This Weekend In Nottinghamshire: 6 - 8 December 2019

    What's On This Weekend In Nottinghamshire: 6 - 8 December 2019

    With December in full swing we are now fully in the mood for spectacular seasonal soirees and cheery Christmas celebrations. Pull on your woolly Christmas jumpers and mosey along to one of these fabulous festive events! But if you’re still feeling more scrooge than secret Santa, we’ve also picked out a decidedly un-Christmassy catacomb tour just for you.

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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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  • Papplewick Pumping Station

    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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