NOTTINGHAMSHIRE

including NOTTINGHAM

 
 

 
Caves of Nottingham, TheNottinghamCaves
Discover a hidden world beneath the streets of Nottingham. Explore this fascinating subterranean attraction and see the only remaining underground medieval tannery in the UK. Take cover in the WWII air raid shelter. Find out about Nottingham's legendary ale in the pub cellar. Learn about the appalling living conditions in the Victorian slum. Situated beneath the Broadmarsh Shopping Centre, visitors experience over 750 years of Nottingham's history told through this unique man-made sandstone cave system.

Creswell Crags Museum & Education CentreWelbeck, WorksopAncient Site
One of Britain's most important archaeological sites. Home of Britain's only Ice Age rock art. Gorge, caves, lake, displays, family events, picnic area.

Japanese Garden & MeditationNewarkGarden
The garden is regarded one of the best Japanese gardens and is featured in "The Great Gardens of the World" by the AA. The enchanting garden reflects the natural landscapes of Japan with hills, waterfalls, ponds, bridges, stepping stones, oriental plants and shrubs.

Mattersey PrioryMatterseyMonastry
The remains, mainly the 13th century refectory and kitchen, of a small monastery for just six Gilbertine canons - the only wholly English monastic order.

Mr Straw's HouseWorksopHouse
Step back in time to the 1920s and find out how a grocer's family lived in this market town. This ordinary semi-detached house, with original interior decorations from 1923, was the home of the Straw family. For 60 years the family threw little away and chose to live without many of the modern comforts we take for granted. Photographs, letters, Victorian furniture and household objects spanning 100 years can still be seen exactly where their owners left them.

Naturescape Wildflower FarmLangar, NottinghamGardens
A wildflower farm involved in the production of wildflower seeds and plants. Country walks, wildlife garden, Pine Cabin Tea Room, children's play area, picnic site, dragonfly pond plus a haven for birds, butterflies, peace and tranquillity!

Newark Town Hall Museum & Art GalleryNewarkMuseum
Georgian Town Hall with elegant Assembly Room, housing superb collection of civic treasures and fine art dating from 17th century. Open Mon-Sat 11am to 4pm except Bank Holidays.

Nottingham East Midlands odel Railway ExhibitionNottinghamModel Village - Town - Railway
One of the premier and largest model railway events in the UK, staged each year, over the third weekend in March, by the Nottingham (Bulwell) Model Railway Society, at Nottingham's Harvey Hadden Sports Complex. The exhibition has earned a reputation for both the quality of its exhibits and for being a friendly show.

Nottingham PrincessNottinghamBoat Trip - Cruise
The Nottingham Princess, a venue with a difference. Celebrate a special occasion, a corporate event a school/college trip, or just a leisurely outing with the family or friends. The Nottingham Princess operates all year round allowing you to take in the changing seasons and breathtaking countryside in pleasant surroundings.

Nottingham RacecourseNottinghamRacecourse
Nottingham Racecourse holds flat race meetings from April through to November each year with themes including Ladies Night and Circus Day.

Papplewick Pumping StationNottingham
This is Britain's finest Victorian Water Works and the only one in the Midlands to be preserved as a complete working water pumping station. Papplewick Pumping Station was built between 1882 - 1884 to supplement the water supply for the growing city of Nottingham. In the main building there are two massive beam pumping engines, thought to be the last built by the famous firm of James Watt & Co. of Soho Works, Birmingham and London. Enjoy a fascinating day out at the spectacular, Victorian Temple of Steam.

Rufford Abbey & Country ParkOllerton, NewarkAbbey
The best-preserved remains of a Cistercian abbey west cloister range in England, dating mainly from around 1170. Incorporated into part of a 17th century and later mansion, set in Rufford Country Park.

Rushcliffe Country ParkRuddington, NottinghamCountry Park
Set in the beautiful south Nottinghamshire countryside - about half a mile south of Ruddington - Rushcliffe Country Park is an ideal place to get away from it all. With a network of over 8 kilometres of footpaths, grassland, conservation and landscaped areas, the park is excellent for walking, jogging, cycling, spotting wildlife and exercising your dog.

Sherwood Forest Nature ReserveEdwinstowe, MansfieldCountry Park
Return to the times of Robin Hood with walks through Sherwood Forest. Traverse a route which takes you past the Major Oak, in which Robin reputedly hid to escape the Sheriff's men. Also Robin Hood exhibitions and video on historic Sherwood Forest, plus Forest Table Restaurant and gift shop.

Sundown Kiddies AdventurelandRetfordTheme Park
This attraction is aimed at children up to the age of ten. Based on storybook characters with indoor and outdoor activities, it includes fairy castles, a witches cave and Father Christmas. Tractor, Train and Water Boat rides. Robin Hood ride, sleigh ride, and new indoor play area.

Trent River CruisesColwick, NottinghamBoat Trip - Cruise
Trent River Cruises are the owners of ''The Trent Lady'', a riverboat that has graced the waters of the Trent since 1991. ''The Trent Lady'' sports two fully stocked bars with disabled access and is licensed to carry seventy-four passengers.

Wheelgate Adventure ParkFarnsfield, NewarkTheme Park
Attractive 30 acre park, large tropical house with exotic butterflies, reptiles, etc, large indoor play centre, maze, bouncy castles, trampolines, huge adventure playground, slidemania, golf, 7.25 gauge railway, junior rollercoaster and more. Cafe and picnic areas.

White Post Farm CentreFarnsfield, NewarkFarm Park
Down on The White Post Farm we have lots of new attractions and special events as well as all our regular favourites. A working farm with over 3000 animals including chicks, piglets, cattle, deer, llamas, reptiles and lambs (all year)!

Workhouse, TheSouthwellOther Building
Discover the most complete workhouse in existence. Meet the Reverend Becher, the founder of The Workhouse, by watching the introductory film and immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere evoked by the audio guide. Based on real archive records, the guide helps bring the 19th-century inhabitants back to life. Discover how society dealt with poverty through the centuries. Explore the segregated work yards, day rooms, dormitories, master's quarters and cellars, then see the recreated working 19th-century garden and find out what food the paupers would have eaten.


 
Amen Corner KartingNewark
Angel Row GalleryNottingham
Besthorpe Nature ReserveBesthorpe
Bestwood Country ParkBestwood Village
Beth Shalom Holocaust CentreLaxton
Brewhouse Yard Museum of Nottingham LifeNottingham
Brierley Forest ParkSutton-in-Ashfield
British Horological InstituteUpton
Calverton Folk MuseumCalverton
Clumber ParkWorksop
D.H. Lawrence HeritageEastwood
Djanogly Art GalleryNottingham
Duke's Wood Nature ReserveEakring
Ferry Farm Country ParkHoveringham, Nottingham
Flintham Museum, TheFlintham, Newark
Galleries of JusticeNottingham
Greens Mill & Science MuseumSneinton, Nottingham
Harley Gallery, TheWelbeck, Worksop
Hodsock Priory GardensWorksop
Holme Pierrepont HallHolme Pierrepont
Lace Market CentreNottingham
Lakeside Arts CentreNottingham
Longdale Craft Centre MuseumRavenshead
Mansfield Museum & Art GalleryMansfield
Millgate MuseumNewark
Museum of Costume & TextilesNottingham
National Ice CentreNottingham
National Water Sports Centre and Country ParkHolme Pierrepont
Newark Air MuseumWinthorpe, Newark
Newark CastleNewark
Newark MuseumNewark
Newstead AbbeyRavenshead
Newstead Abbey MuseumNewstead Abbey Park, Nottingham
Norwood ParkSouthwell
Nottingham (West Bridgford) Tourist Information CentreNottingham
Nottingham Castle & MuseumNottingham
Nottingham Forest Football ClubNottingham
Nottingham Ghost WalkNottingham
Nottingham PlayhouseNottingham
Nottingham Tourist Information CentreNottingham
Nottingham Transport Heritage CentreRuddington
Ollerton MillOllerton, Newark
Ollerton Tourist Information CentreOllerton, Newark
Patchings Farm Art CentreCalverton
Pierrepont GalleryNewark
Portland Park Visitors CentreKirkby In Ashfield
Ramsdale Park Golf CentreCalverton
Reg Taylor's Swan and Wildfowl SanctuarySouthwell
Retford Tourist Information CentreRetford
Ruddington Framework Knitters MuseumRuddington, Nottingham
Ruddington Village MuseumRuddington, Nottingham
Sherwood Forest Art and Craft CentreEdwinstowe
Sherwood Forest Farm ParkEdwinstowe
Sherwood Foresters Museum (45th/95th Foot)Nottingham
Southwell MinsterSouthwell
Springwater Golf ClubCalverton
Tails of Robin Hood, TheNottingham
Teversal Trail Visitors CentreSutton-in-Ashfield
Thieves' Wood Environment CentreKirkby In Ashfield
Thoresby Exhibition CentreOllerton, Newark
Trent BridgeNottingham
Vina Cooke Museum of Dolls & Bygone Childhood, TheNewark
Wetlands Waterfowl Reserve & Animal ParkRetford
Wheatcroft Garden CentreEdwalton
William Booth Birthplace MuseumNottingham
Wollaton HallNottingham
Wonderland Pleasure ParkFarnsfield, Newark
Woodthorpe Grange ParkNottingham

UK Tourist Attractions 2008