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About the county of Nottinghamshire

The county of Nottinghamshire is situated in the central regions of England and is divided into eight districts. The city of Nottingham is the birthplace of D.H Lawrence, the famous author but is more famously known for the legends of Robin Hood and Sherwood Forrest, which was once a royal hunting forrest. Nottingham Old Market Square is the biggest market square in Britain and holds an annual Goose Fair, one of Europe's largest travelling fairs dating back to 1541 where you can experience everything from white-knuckle rides to Victorian side stalls. The oldest pub in England resides in Nottingham and dates back to 1189 AD. The Jerusalem Inn is so named as it was visited by the knights on their travels to the crusades in the Holy Land, Many of the interior rooms are caves carved from the rock.

Recommended towns & villages to visit in Nottinghamshire

The lovely village of Babbington, near Awsworth, Nottinghamshire.

Babbington (4 Pictures)

This pretty Nottinghamshire village is situated around 7 miles from the centre of Nottingham. It is typical of rural England, with cottages interspersed along quiet leafy lanes...

Rest a while

Collingham (7 Pictures)

This is a small Nottinghamshire village pleasantly located on the banks of the River Trent. It offers all the usual village amenities, church, couple of shops, butchers, newsagents and three public houses...

St Peter & St Paul Church  - Gringley on the Hill, Nottinghamshire

Gringley on the Hill (4 Pictures)

This charming hill-top village lies in spacious countryside close to the Chesterfield Canal. It shows an abundance of picturesque red-brick properties including out lying farms with ancient barns and dovecotes...

Newark Castle

Newark-on-Trent (91 Pictures)

As it's name implies, this town enjoys a fine position on the River Trent. The great castle where King John died in 1216 lies in ruins on the banks of the river...

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Recommended attractions in Nottinghamshire

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Holme Pierrepont Country Park (4 Pictures)

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Young Buck

Wollaton Hall (58 Pictures)

From the outside, Wollaton Hall could easily be mistaken for a grand Victorian mansion - even though it was built when Sir.....

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