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Things to do

Get inspiration for things to do in Nottinghamshire

Where do we start?

A visit to Nottinghamshire gives you the chance to explore legendary landscapes like Sherwood Forest, dive into rich history as you unravel the stories of Robin Hood and Nottingham Castle, and enjoy shopping and dining in a modern, creative city.

Go into the great outdoors and discover our fascinating network of caves and the enchanting Sherwood Forest. Stunning sights like Newstead Abbey and Wollaton Hall offer a fantastic day out, while refreshments will be provided by some of the best pubs, bars and cafes in the country - including England's oldest inn!

We have it all here in Nottinghamshire!

    • History & Heritage

      History & Heritage

      If you have a real keen interest in history and heritage and you’re short on time – discover places to visit whilst you’re in Nottinghamshire.

    • Family Days Out

      Family Days Out

      Kids of all ages love Nottinghamshire - where a little bit of imagination goes a long way. From action and adventure to art and education.

    • Outdoor Activities

      Outdoor Activities

      From the banks of the River Trent to the depths of Sherwood Forest, a wonderful array of nature and wildlife awaits. From Country Parks to our very own Zoo, there's lots to explore.

    • Get Active

      Get Active

      For the active, there's adventure sports, walking, cycling, tennis and ice skating as well as many other activities to choose from.

    • Visiting for a Day

      Visiting for a Day

      Here for the day? Make the most of your time and experience the best of things to do. From Guided Walks to planned day itineries.

    • Seasonal Nottinghamshire

      Seasonal Nottinghamshire

    • Spectator Sports

      Spectator Sports

      We have them all - from football to ice hockey, cricket and racing. There's always a great sporting event happening within Nottinghamshire.

    • Tours & Trails

      Tours & Trails

      Take a tour around the city of Nottingham or venture out further into Sherwood Forest and beyond to discover our intriguing heritage.

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Special offers

  1. Accommodation

    Accommodation

    From cosy log cabins in the heart of Sherwood Forest to luxurious hotels with spa facilities, Nottinghamshire has a great selection of accommodation. Take advantage of these special offers to make your stay even more enjoyable.

    From: Thursday, 1st January 2015

    To: Sunday, 31st December 2017

Things to Do Highlights...

Christmas Parties at Langar Karting

Christmas Parties at Langar Karting

Take to the track at our Nottingham Indoor Karting Circuit for a unique Christmas Party It's...

War & Pieces by Bouke de Vries The Harley Gallery

War & Pieces by Bouke de Vries The Harley Gallery

War & Pieces by Bouke de Vries The Harley Gallery ​​​4th November 2017 - 7th January 2018 ...

Winter Wonderland

Nottingham Winter Wonderland 2017

Winter Wonderland Old Market Square Friday 17 November - Sunday 31 December 2017 Nottingham’s...

Santa’s Grotto at Rufford Abbey Country Park

Santa’s Grotto at Rufford Abbey Country Park

Weekends between Saturday 18 November - Sunday 23 December 2017 from 11am-4pm Bring the little...