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  • University of Nottingham

    A Summer's Stroll Across the University of Nottingham

    When the world goes awry and you need a break from all the tiring hustle and bustle, why not go for a stroll and connect with nature?  No need to venture out of the city into the picturesque Nottinghamshire countryside for a walk if you don’t have much time to spare – a quiet saunter in the scenic University of Nottingham campus can be just as therapeutic for your eyes and soul.  Read on if you're in for a stroll across the grounds of the University of Nottingham.

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  • Father's Day Gift Ideas From Notts

    Father's Day Gift Ideas From Notts

    Father's Day is almost upon us but don't panic if you've not yet managed to sort out a gift for Dad, we're here to save the day with some great, Nottinghamshire-themed gift ideas and inspiration! 
     

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  • Weekly Virtual Events from Nottingham & Nottinghamshire

    Weekly Virtual Events from Nottingham & Nottinghamshire

    Lockdown is slowly lifting, but it might still be a while before we can return to our much-loved pubs, cultural venues and attractions, leaving us all with a bit more time to fill. Luckily, there are plenty of ways you can enjoy a bit of Notts culture from home! Here's our guide to weekly virtual events from Nottingham and Nottinghamshire's venues and cultural institutions to keep you entertained each day of the week. 

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  • Meet Nottinghamshire's Rebel Writers

    Meet Nottinghamshire's Rebel Writers

    As a UNESCO City of Literature, on our English Tourism Week lowdown of all the things that make Nottinghamshire such an interesting place to visit, we couldn’t miss the opportunity to talk about our literary legends. You might not be able to visit Nottinghamshire right now, but you can certainly learn about the lives of our rebel writers and plan your future visit!

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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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  • Newatead Abbey

    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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