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Things to do

Get inspiration for things to do in Nottinghamshire

Visit Nottinghamshire and you will discover plenty of things to do every day of the year. Go into the great outdoors and discover our fascinating network of caves and the enchanting Sherwood Forest. Or why not immerse yourself in our county's history and culture, from Robin Hood and Nottingham Castle to literary heroes such as and DH Lawrence.

Nottinghamshire is also the perfect place for a fun-packed family day out, an action-packed  weekend break or a lavish shopping trip.

    • 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.



Special offers

  1. Tour of Britain

    Tour of Britain

    To celebrate the arrival of Britain’s premier road cycling race, we’ve put together a package of exclusive offers from some of Nottingham’s top attractions, bars, restaurants and hotels. You’ll feel like you’re wearing the leader’s Yellow Jersey as you enjoy everything from a free glass of prosecco to unmissable accommodation rates. Click here to download the Tour of Britain special offer voucher which is applicable to certain offers.

    From: Friday, 11th September 2015

    To: Sunday, 13th September 2015

Things to Do Highlights...

Robin Hoods Wheelgate Park

Robin Hoods Wheelgate Park

Make a splash at Robin Hoods Wheelgate Park! There is a massive splash landing set to take...

Twinlakes Family Theme Park

Twinlakes Family Theme Park

There is a massive splash landing at Twinlakes Park this summer with the recent unveiling of the...

Lazy Daisy Afternoon Tea at Wollaton Hall

Lazy Daisy Afternoon Tea at Wollaton Hall

Lazy Daisy Afternoon Tea at Wollaton Hall - Every Sunday throughout the year and Bank Holiday...

The Grand Tour

The Grand Tour

Art lovers keen to recapture the heady atmosphere of their gap year – or even take the time out...