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Robin Hood Town Tour

Starts at The Cross Keys Pub, Byard Lane, Fletcher Gate, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 2GJ

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Notts Tourism Awards - 'Notts Ambassador' 2017 - Winner.  

Notts Tourism Awards - 'Guided Tour of the Year' 2017 - Winner.  


BBC TV, England 'After years of waiting, the residents of Nottingham finally have a tourist attraction to be proud of. Ade Andrews brings the history of Nottingham and the legend of Robin Hood alive in a vibrant tour of the city. We thank goodness someone is finally giving visitors the experience they deserve.'

CBS News, AmericaAbsolutely terrific.’

Travelogged ‘Is there a real Robin Hood? Yes, and it’s this guy and his walking tour of Nottingham is a terrific introduction to the City’.

Group Travel Organisers Association ‘Very highly recommended’

The Dominion Post, New Zealand …the leading Robin Hood related tour guide…  the tour was definitely a highlight’.

ZDF TV, Germany‘…  a convincing personality. His Robin Hood is a charismatic and intelligent hero - a modern, kind of cool version of the old legend…  an excellent storyteller and a true expert of Robin Hood and his times.’


Ezekial Bone is Robin Hood for the twenty-first century! This is the definitive way to learn all about the Robin Hood legend and to see the best Nottingham has to offer.

Join the ‘Official Outlaw’ on an adventure around Nottingham as you follow a trail of historical facts to discover the truth. Learn how simple ballads over 700 years old grew into one of the greatest stories ever told!

This fun exploration of the legend is told against the theatrical back drop of the City. As you visit places associated with Robin Hood, you will also see the town's key sites of interest and learn about its history and culture.

Understand why Nottingham Castle isn’t a castle. Marvel at the stunning architecture of the Lace Market. Stand where horrible history happened on the steps of the Old County Gaol and find tranquility  in St Mary’s Churchyard. Descend into Saxon caves beneath the streets. Landmarks like the Council House, Old Market Square, the Theatre Royal and other, quirky surprises await you on this adventure around town.

The tour ends at Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem where Robin Hood invites you to drink ales with him!

Most SATURDAYS March to Oct 2pm - 4.30pm. Other dates added through the year.

Approx 150 minutes. Approx 1.2 miles.

STARTS: The Cross Keys pub, 15 Byard Lane, Fletcher Gate. NG1 2GJ. (NCP opposite)

TICKETS : Adults £14.50 | Concessions £11 | Under 14s £8
Turn Up and Pay (but please e mail, call or text  07941 210 986 to reserve place.)


For Group Travel & Private Tours

Group Bookings and Private City tours are available all year round. Bespoke tours arranged to be shorter in distance and duration and to specialise in specific areas of Nottingham, tailored to suit your itinerary.

·       Robin Hood Lace Market Tour: Looks at the history of the Lace Market area and the legend of Robin Hood, weighting of content at the client’s request. Also discover how this area inspired famous writers.

Bespoke 60 to 90 mins. Contact to discuss. Approx 0.8 miles. P.O.A

·       Robin Hood Nottingham Castle Tour: Explores the royal history of Nottingham and the story of the Castle. Covers the English Civil War and the Reform Bill Riots. Why not end this bespoke tour at Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem with a pint of ale with Robin Hood!

Bespoke 60 to 90 mins. Contact to dicuss. Approx 0.8 miles. P.O.A

·       Robin Hood Sherwood Forest Tour: Join Robin Hood in Sherwood Forest! Hear the evolution of the legend told against the back drop of the ancient oaks of this world famous forest. Also looks at the history, folklore and the web of life inherent in this natural wonder that lies at the heart of England.

Approx 90 to 120 mins. Approx 1.5 miles. P.O.A.

Twitter: @EzekialBone


Opening Times

Robin Hood Town Tour (21 July 2018)
Robin Hood Town Tour (4 Aug 2018)
Robin Hood Town Tour (11 Aug 2018)
Robin Hood Town Tour (18 Aug 2018)
Robin Hood Town Tour (25 Aug 2018)
Robin Hood Town Tour (1 Sep 2018)
Robin Hood Town Tour (8 Sep 2018)
Robin Hood Town Tour (15 Sep 2018)
Robin Hood Town Tour (22 Sep 2018)
Robin Hood Town Tour (29 Sep 2018)
Robin Hood Town Tour (6 Oct 2018)
Robin Hood Town Tour (13 Oct 2018)
Robin Hood Town Tour (20 Oct 2018)
Robin Hood Town Tour (27 Oct 2018)

* All tours depart from outside The Cross Keys (Byard Lane/Fletcher Gate) at 2pm.

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Ezekial Bone Tours of Nottingham, NottinghamEzekial Bone’s character-led heritage tours capture the spirit of Nottingham. Entertaining, educational and inspirational, Bone’s theatrical tours are based on historical fact and explore the best places to see in Nottingham. Ezekial Bone also leads the top tourist attraction ‘Robin Hood Town Tour.’

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