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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.



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    From: Thursday, 19th May 2016

    To: Sunday, 19th June 2016

Things to Do Highlights...

The Glee Club Nottingham - Comedy Club & Live Music Venue

The Glee Club Nottingham - Comedy Club & Live Music Venue

Nottingham's premier Comedy Club. Every Friday & Saturday Night. Every weekend 4 of the comedy...

Fragments in Time

Fragments in Time

18th January - 31st December 2016 ‘Fragments in Time’ will feature old photographs, salvaged...

Rose English and Sir Peter Blake at The Harley Gallery

Rose English and Sir Peter Blake at The Harley Gallery

20 March – 5 June 2016 The Harley Gallery – FREE – 10am-5pm (Mon-Sat) 10am-4.00pm (Sun) A...

neat 16

neat 16

Wednesday 18 May –  Sunday12 June 2016 Nottingham’s European arts festival returns in 2016,...