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Your next great adventure in Nottingham and Sherwood Forest
Experience Nottingham and Sherwood Forest for cracking weekend breaks in England’s historic heartland. Stay in a cosy rural retreat and enjoy the freedom of exploring our country parks, or indulge in a luxury stay at a boutique hotel for great shopping with unrivalled drinking and dining.
Right across the city and county you’ll find scenic holiday cottages, quaint B&Bs and great value hotels that are perfect for families and couples taking weekend breaks to discover the local attractions and countryside. You can also seek out a truly authentic outdoors experience and enjoy camp sites in and around Sherwood Forest.
Take a stroll through Clumber Park and unravel Nottinghamshire’s connections to the English nobility in the Dukeries. Visit caves dating back to the Ice Age at Creswell Crags. Cycle the length and breadth of Sherwood Forest off road. Take the family for a great day out at Wheelgate Theme Park or Sundown Adventureland.
Whether it’s excitement, adventure or a relaxing well earned break, our countryside attractions and places to stay will leave you invigorated and refreshed.
Enjoy a weekend city break in Nottingham and rediscover the Robin Hood legend at Nottingham Castle and the Galleries of Justice Museum. Be inspired by the glorious gardens in the former home of Lord Byron at Newstead Abbey. And if you feel brave enough, you could even join in one of the weekly ghost tours that uncover Nottingham’s grizzly past which make it one of the UK’s most haunted cities.
If you’re into shopping then you’ve certainly come to the right place too. Regularly cited as one of the UK’s top destinations, Nottingham city centre is known for its excellent shops with designer brands such as Paul Smith and Vivienne Westwood, high street fashion, and a vibrant boutique and independent scene.
You’ll find exciting and challenging art at Nottingham Contemporary and can round off a busy day with dinner at one of the city’s many outstanding restaurants. With over 300 places to eat and drink in Nottingham’s city centre, we’re home to a wide variety of international and traditional food. Add into the mix the oldest pubs in England and cosmopolitan café bar culture, and you’ll find yourself in one of the best nights out around.
Search through our website for inspiration on where to go and places to stay. Plan your own preferred itinerary and see how weekend breaks in Nottingham and Sherwood Forest are full of intriguing and enjoyable things to do.