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‘Absolutely terrific’. CBS News, America.
‘Is there a real Robin Hood? Yes, and it’s this guy and his walking tour of Nottingham is a terrific introduction to the City’. Travelogged
‘Very highly recommended’. Group Travel Organisers Association
‘…the leading Robin Hood related tour guide… the tour was definitely a highlight’. The Dominion Post, New Zealand.
‘… a convincing personality. His Robin Hood is a charismatic and intelligent hero - a modern, kind of cool version of the old legend… an excellent storyteller and a true expert of Robin Hood and his times.’ ZDF TV, Germany.
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Ambassador for Visit England 2013 Ezekial Bone is Robin Hood!
Join him on an adventure around Nottingham and discover the truth of the legend. Follow a trail of historical facts and learn how simple ballads over 700 years old grew into one of the greatest stories ever told.
This thorough and fun exploration of the legend is told against the theatrical back drop of the City. As you visit places associated with Robin Hood, you will also see the town's key sites of interest and learn about its history and culture.
Understand why Nottingham Castle isn’t a castle. Marvel at the stunning architecture of the Lace Market. Shudder on the steps of the Old County Gaol and find peace in St Mary’s Churchyard. Descend into Saxon caves beneath the streets. Landmarks like the Council House, Old Market Square, the Theatre Royal and other, quirky surprises await you on this adventure around town. The tour ends at Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem where Robin Hood invites you to drink ale with him!
Most SATURDAYS over Summer (May to Oct ) 2pm to 4 pm.
Approx 120 minutes. Approx 1.3 miles. A shorter duration tour can be arranged for Private Bookings.
STARTS: The Cross Keys pub, 15 Byard Lane. NG1 2GJ. (opposite Fletcher Gate NCP).
TICKETS : Adults £8 U14's £5
Turn Up and pay (but please call or text 07941 210986 to reserve place).
Advance Tickets : Nottingham Tourism Centre t: 08444 77 56 78
Other 'Turn Up' dates over Winter (Nov to April). See website for details.
Group Bookings and Personal Tours available all year round.
For Group Travel & Private Tours *
Shorter in distance and duration, specialising in specific areas of Nottingham and tailored to suit your itinerary. Content also tailored for your group with emphasis on Robin Hood or other areas of cultural interest like famous residents, the movers and shakers, the saints and sinners.
Robin Hood Lace Market Tour * : From ‘place of caves’ to the Saxon town of Robin Hood’s day and to scenic garden town, this area was transformed by industry into a dark jungle of slums. It went on to become the Lace capital of the world and Nottingham the ‘Queen of the Midlands’. Renowned for its landmark buildings, each of which tells of its own chapter of Nottingham history, its cobbled streets have inspired some of the most famous literary creations in the world…
Bespoke 60 to 90 mins. Contact to discuss. Approx 0.8 miles. P.O.A
Robin Hood Nottingham Castle Tour *: From mighty stone fortress to ducal palace and symbol of England, this tour places the Castle at the centre of the Nottingham story. Walking in the shadow of its great walls, you will hear about the history of the castle, Sherwood Forest and the English Civil War. Fall under the spell of the original vampire and descend into Saxon caves beneath the streets. Explore the other side of town and listen to the tales it has to tell!
Bespoke 60 to 90 mins. Contact to dicuss. Approx 0.8 miles. P.O.A
Robin Hood Sherwood Forest Tour *
Join Robin Hood in Sherwood Forest and hear the evolution of the legend told against the back drop of the ancient oaks of this world famous forest. From Royal Hunting Forest to threatened fragment of ancient woodland, this tour also looks at the history, folklore and the web of life inherent in this natural wonder that lies at the heart of England.
Mainly for Group Bookings. Occasional ‘Turn Up’ events - see website for details.
Approx 1.5 hour. Approx 1.5 miles. P.O.A.
- Regional and Miscellaneous Experience Nottinghamshire Member 2011
- Regional Nottinghamshire STARS Shortlisted 2012
- Regional and Miscellaneous Recommended on Trip Advisor 2012
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